Category «Health»

Health Ministry to distribute mosquito nets

The fight against malaria is gaining momentum The Ministry of Health is set to give out over 21 million treated mosquito nets across the country. This comes as the country marks the world Mosquito net day on Friday this week. According to the Minister of State for Primary Health Care Sarah Opendi, the campaign will …

Calm return to Mulago Hospital

Calm has been restored at Mulago hospital where nurses and midwives decided to lay down tools The nurses under training at the school of nursing stormed the hospital protesting the power shortage. The staff quarters have not had power for the last one year and efforts to have the matter addressed have fallen on deaf …

Nurses, midwives strike

Nurses and midwives at Mulago Hospital have laid down their tools. They are protesting against power cuts in their quarters. The nurses say that they have not had power for days and complaints raised have fallen on deaf ears. The nurses this morning stormed the hospital with placards carrying messages calling for an end to …

Naguru Hospital Nurses return to work

The situation at Naguru Hospital is returning to normal. Nurses at the hospital went on a sit-down strike last Friday because they had not received salaries for three months. A few of the health workers have today reported to work and are attending to patients, after they were promised to be cleared soon. Some of …

Mulago Hospital chokes on accident victims’ costs

Mulago Hospital spends up to Sh.s 224 to treat one boda boda accident victim in just eight days. This is according to a new report released by the Makerere University College of Health sciences and Mulago Hospital. The study shows that this takes up a significant amount that would otherwise be used on treatment of …