Category «Health»

NDA Toughens On Sale Of Expired Drugs

By Sam Sebuliba The National Drugs Authority is set to ban all pharmacies in Uganda that do not have certificates showing drugs incinerated in a space of one year. The move comes at the time when the authority is battling with the vice of selling expired drugs that has persisted in Uganda. Speaking to kfm, the chairman …

2 Ugandan Young Women Get Infected With HIV Every hour

By Shamim Nateebwa The HIV situation in Uganda calls for renewed and urgent action. This is after a new study revealed that every single hour, 2 young women get infected with HIV in Uganda which puts the prevalence of HIV among adolescent girls at 9.1% compared to the national prevalence of 7.3%. This was highlighted …

Dr. Margaret Mungerera, Former WMA President Is Dead

By Benjamin Jumbe Dr. Margaret Mungerera, one of Uganda’s senior consultant psychiatrist and former Womer World Medical Association President has died. Dr Mungerera the first female and first Ugandan to head the world Medical association died on Saturday morning in India where she had gone for medical treatment. The president of the Uganda Medical Association Dr. Fred Bisso …

Government urged to train more dentists

Government has been urged to train more dentists in a bid to improve on dental services. Available statistics from college of health sciences indicate that the country has only 300 dentists who serve the population of 36 million people. The college dean who is also a dental surgeon Dr. Isaac Okullo says dentists in public …

Conjoined Twins Fight For Life At Mulago Hospital

By Shamim Nateebwa A set of conjoined twins born at Naggalama Health Center has been admitted at Mulago Hospital in critical condition. The babies are born to 28-year-old Sarah Aliyiza and Ziyadi Mugoya residents of Nampirika Zone B in Iganga district. Mulago hospital spokesperson Enock Kusaasira says the twins are joined at the abdomen and …