Category «Health»

Sex Education Must Be Done By Parents-Kyambadde

Trade, Industry and Cooperatives Minister Hon Amelia Kyambadde has urged parents to give their children sex education protect them from being taken advantage of by other people. Speaking at the ongoing Daily Monitor Full Woman Health Camp at Serena Hotel, Kyambadde has shared her personal story about an uncle who used to touch her inappropriately …

Travellers Resort To Fake Yellow Fever Cards

Health officials in Entebbe Municipality in Wakiso district have expressed worry over the increasing cases of fake Yellow Fever Immunisation Cards by travellers at the airport. After the recent outbreak of yellow fever in Angola that claimed over 200 lives, followed by another outbreak in neighboring Democratic Republic of Congo, the ministry of health issued …

Women Receive Condoms At Health Camp

Hundreds of women have received condoms after testing for HIV/AIDS at St. Mark Institute and Clinic in Kyengera a city suburb. This is part of the activities at a medical camp organized by Initiative for Better Health, a local NGO and Rural Women and Youth Fund Uganda to commemorate the International Day of Rural Women …

Stuffing gap still crippling Uganda’s health sector

Ministry of health is still grappling with the stuffing gap of 18,038 health workers at all levels, despite various efforts to recruit more health workers every financial year. According to the Health Sector Development¬†¬† targets, ministry of health is meant to reach 80% stuffing level by the financial year 2018/2019 from the current 71% stuffing …

Uganda produces 83,000 new HIV infections annually

Uganda still produces 83,000 new HIV/Aids infections annually, 227 new infections daily. This is according to the new Unaids Country Director, Amakobe Sande. Presenting her credentials to the Foreign Affairs Minister she has warned of a looming crisis unless Uganda controls the new HIV infections daily, especially among the youth. Sande says government and other …