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National Drugs Authority recalls Drugs

National Drugs Authority recalls Drugs

The National Drugs Authority has recalled six types of drugs and vaccines from the market after investigations indicated that they were not safe for public use. Some of the recalled drugs include Univittal hydrapres injection and Agonal whose generic name is Nalidixic Acid ...

David Kugonza

October 12th, 2016

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Fate Of Nakawuka Health Officials To Be Decided Next Week

Fate Of Nakawuka Health Officials To Be Decided Next Week

A committee instituted to investigate alleged neglect of duty and incompetence of two senior officials of Wakiso District and staff of Nakawuka Health Centre III, has finalised its work. Hajji Wasswa Masokoyi, who chairs the district six-member rewards and sanctions ...

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October 11th, 2016

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AIDs to be eliminated by 2020

AIDs to be eliminated by 2020

The ministry of health has assured the country that HIV/ AIDS will be history in the country by 2020 Speaking during the 8th National Pediatric and adolescent conference, the commissioner for national disease control in the ministry of health Dr. Patrick Tusiime says, the ...

David Kugonza

October 5th, 2016

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MOH in a bid to eliminate AIDS deaths

MOH in a bid to eliminate AIDS deaths

HIV-AIDS remains the leading cause of death among adolescents in Uganda and the second globally according to the ministry of health. The ministry indicates that in 2014 alone 2.6million children were living with HIV/AIDS and 78% of adolescents between 10-24years were ...

David Kugonza

October 5th, 2016

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220bn shillings needed hepatitis B vaccination

220bn shillings needed hepatitis B vaccination

Ministry of Health needs over 220bn shillings to carry out a massive country wide vaccination of hepatitis B. In the last financial year 2016-2017 10 billion were allocated to the ministry of health to specifically fight Hepatitis B. According to the state minister of health

David Kugonza

October 5th, 2016

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