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Government Maintains Stand On Mandatory Service For Intern Doctors

Government Maintains Stand On Mandatory Service For Intern Doctors

Government remains determined to subject medical practitioners to a two-year mandatory service before issuing them with practicing certificates. The service termed as “bonding” will see new medical doctors pharmacists and physicians work for two years in government health ...

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September 21st, 2016

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Mulago Hospital Selected For Global Typhoid Vaccination Project

Mulago Hospital Selected For Global Typhoid Vaccination Project

The World Health Organization (WHO) has selected Mulago National Referral Hospital to join three others for a global network to pilot typhoid vaccination among others infections. According to the WHO public information officer, Mr. Edmond Mwebembezi, the baseline data on ...

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September 19th, 2016

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TB Patients Admitted In General Wards At Kaabong Hospital

TB Patients Admitted In General Wards At Kaabong Hospital

Health officials in Kaabong have raised the red flag over the lack of an isolation facility for Tuberculosis (TB) patients. Dr. John Bosco Lopoi the acting medical superintendent Kaabong hospital has confirmed that TB patients are sharing a ward with malaria patients due to ...

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September 19th, 2016

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M7 Sacks Medics Over Incompetence

M7 Sacks Medics Over Incompetence

In a rather unprecedented move, President Yoweri Museveni has ordered the sacking of all health workers at Nakawuka health Centre III in Wakiso district. This follows an investigation conducted by the Health Monitory Unit that unearthed filth at the Centre and complaints ...

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August 3rd, 2016

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Uganda loses billions annually due to poor sanitation

Uganda loses billions annually due to poor sanitation

Uganda loses over USD 177m every year due to poor sanitation related issues. This is according to the latest Global Health Report which attributes the loss to poor sanitation and low water coverage. The director Water Development in the Ministry of Water and Environment, ...

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June 22nd, 2016

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