Category «Health»

Mulago conjoined twins’ health worsens

The conjoined twins admitted at Mulago Hospital today suffered a major setback, after one of them contracted flu. One of the twins named Apio was today put on oxygen after contracting the flue and developing a fever. The father to the babies Miseari Okiru says the symptoms began showing last night, as the babies were …

Conjoined twins stable

Doctors say the conjoined twins admitted at Mulago Hospital are in stable condition. Tests conducted on the 2 babies indicate that each of them has her own heart though they are in one sack. They also don’t share the spine, according to tests by a team of doctors led by Dr. Jamiru Mugaru. The twins …

Conjoined twins admitted at Mulago Hospital

A set of conjoined twins has been admitted at Mulago Hospital. The girls were born at Ngora Hospital in Soroti on 3rd May. According to the team of Doctors, the twins are conjoined at the abdomen. Unfortunately the mother of the twins did not make it through the caesarian birth. The kids that weigh 4.46Kgs …

Invest in us; health workers appeal

Government must invest in health workers for better service delivery. The call comes as Uganda prepares to join the rest of the world to mark the Nurses and midwives day that falls on the 12th of May. Secretary General Nurses and Midwives union, Topista Kabalisa says there is little to celebrate with the looming 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 …