Category «Health»

One more suspected case of Ebola registered

One more suspected case of Ebola has been registered at Nyimbwa Health center IV in Luwero district. This now brings the total number of people admitted to 12 in twelve in the whole country. Five of these are at Bombo Hospital, six at Mulago Hospital and one at Nyimbwa health center. The Ministry of Health …

Pneumonia appeal made

As the country joins the rest of the world to mark the world Pneumonia day, the ministry of health has been urged to step up efforts in the fight against the disease. According to the Uganda pediatric association, about 27,000 children die of pneumonia annually. A senior pediatrician at Mulago Referral Hospital Dr. Sabrina Kitaka …

Conjoined twins have died

The conjoined twins who were admitted at Mulago hospital have died. The twins who were born at Buhinda Hospital in Fort portal district on 5th of October were admitted at Mulago Hospital last week. The twins, both boys are sons to Olivia Kaminde and Robert Kyaligonza. The twins had respiratory problems and had been admitted …

Conjoined twins fight for life

The new set of conjoined twins admitted at Mulago hospital is still fighting for their lives with respiratory problems. The twins who were born at Buhinda Hospital in Fortportal district on 5th of October were admitted at Mulago Hospital last week. The twins both boys are sons of Olivia Kaminde and Robert Kyaligonza. The doctors …

Maburg: 2 more deaths reported

Two more people suspected to have contracted the Marburg virus have died in Ibanda District. If confirmed, this will bring the total number of Marburg deaths to seven. Health experts there say the two had been admitted at Ibanda hospital after they presented with Marburg signs. The deceased whose identities have not yet been revealed …