Category «Health»

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 …

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 …