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13:29
13:29

Masaka Hospital Medics Speak Out On Stockouts 4

The medics say the delay by the National Medical Stores to deliver the medicines and medical supplies has hampered the delivery of services.
12:06
12:06

Researchers Recommend Continuous Administering Of PrEP Drugs To Inmates 1 2

Doctor Jonathan Kitoonsa, a researcher at the Medical Research Council/ Uganda Virus Research Institute (MRC/UVRI) says there is an urgent need to eliminate all risks of HIV spread among populations in prison facilities, to reduce the apparent HIV prevalence burden.
12:31
12:31

Masaka Diocese Begins Schools Milk Feeding Program 1 1

Milk has been a cornerstone of school nutrition programs for well over a century in some countries. It plays a vital role in providing essential nutrients to students.
07:30
07:30

Masaka Diocese Considers Expanding Mental Healthcare over Rising Depression Cases MINISTRY OF HEALTH 2

During the Diocesan Health Assembly, where the level of health services in the area is assessed, Fr. Katabaazi emphasized the importance of providing holistic healthcare to patients to ensure that no conditions go untreated.
13:28
13:28

Researchers Challenge Gov't on Mass Covid-19 Testing Services 1 2

Doctor Jonathan Kitoonsa, a Researcher at the Medical Research Council/ Uganda Virus Research Institute-MRC/UVRI, indicates that is still significant to both research purposes and community health for government to continue providing Covid-19 testing services at all times.
07:40
07:40

MADIPHA Advocates for Common Treatment Center Ministry of Helath 4 2

Nissy Namuyomba, the Programs Coordinator at MADIPHA, emphasized the importance of the Ministry of Health developing a comprehensive plan that consolidates all services, making them easily accessible for persons with disabilities without unnecessary difficulties.
16:27
16:27

Masaka Local Gov'ts Retool VHTs to Support Disease Control Ministry of Health 4

Masaka District Health Officer Doctor Faith Nakiyimba says that they are retooling the Village Health Teams, such that they can reduce the disease burden in the area, as part of a partnership with the Korean Foundation for International Healthcare-KOFIH.
21:50
21:50

Kitovu Missionary Hospital Gets Modern Mortuary 2 3

The mortuary worth 277 million Shillings was constructed through a partnership with the Make People Stronger Foundation based in the Netherlands.
10:49
10:49

Contacts of Masaka First Ebola Patient Discharged 1

Dr. Patrick Kasedwa, the Masaka City Health Officer who also coordinates the local surveillance activities says the discharged persons have been monitored for the last 21 days, which are regarded as the incubation period of the virus. He says all the 42 people did not present with clinical signs of the deadly hemorrhagic fever.
14:27
14:27

Limited Male Involvement in Vertical HIV Prevention Interventions Worry Health Workers world aids day 2

Through the EMTCT approach, a woman living with HIV is enrolled on antiretroviral treatment and closely monitored during pregnancy, to achieve viral load suppression, which according to medics virtually eliminates the possibility of transmitting the virus to the newborn child; also referred to as vertical transmission of the virus.
18:59
18:59

Eight Contacts of Masaka Ebola Case Test Negative MINISTRY OF HEALTH 3 1

Ronald Katende, the Masaka Resident City Commissioner and head of the joint Ebola taskforce says the results from samples from the Uganda Virus Research Institute have turned negative for the virus.
07:23
07:23

Public Misconception Threatens Ebola Response in Masaka MINISTRY OF HEALTH 1 4

Ronald Katende Kinene, the Masaka City Resident Commissioner and Chairperson of the Joint Ebola Taskforce, says the troubling misconceptions originate from the deceased's family members who still doubt the medical report concerning the patient’s ailments.
17:16
17:16

Masaka Taskforce Demands On-Site Ebola Testing Equipment MINISTRY OF HEALTH 1 3

Abed Bwanika, the Member of Parliament for Kimanyia-Kabonera City Division says that the Ministry of Health should deploy mobile laboratory equipment to provide rapid testing services on the suspected cases, for effective coordination and timely response.
07:28
07:28

Medics Concerned By Grasshoppers Dealers as Masaka Registers First Ebola Death 3 1

According to Elima, the deceased was admitted with compilations related to miscarriage and passed on shortly after she was transferred to the Entebbe-based Ebola Treatment Center for further management.
08:44
08:44

Drugs Worth UGX 26M Confiscated As NDA Raids Outlets in Masaka 2 1

Samuel Kyomukama, the head of enforcement at NDA says the operation was conducted in Masaka, Rakai, Kalangala, and Sembabule districts, targeting unlicensed human and veterinary drugs outlets that were earlier issued with closure notices over noncompliance with set standards.
12:38
12:38

Masaka Bishop Opposes Levying of Income Tax on Non-Profit Hospitals 2

Bishop Jjumba is afraid that levying income tax is an additional financial burden that will negatively impact their operations and service delivery.
12:57
12:57

MOH Investigates Mutation of Malaria Parasites as Incidents Increase Ministry of Health 4

Dr. Richard Kabanda, the Commissioner in charge of Health Promotion, Education, and Communication at the Ministry of Health, says that they are concerned about the rebound of the malaria epidemics despite the various preventive measures the country has previously rolled out including the distribution of free insecticide-treated mosquito nets.
09:53
09:53

Public Marginalizing Cerebral Palsy Survivors 1 2

People with cerebral palsy can have problems swallowing and commonly have an eye muscle imbalance, in which the eyes don't focus on the same object. They also might have a reduced range of motion at various joints of their bodies due to muscle stiffness.
08:35
08:35

TASO Starts Counselling to Avert Stigma Against HIV Positive Learners 2

Fiona Nakimera, a counselor at TASO Masaka center says the concern of stigma in schools coupled with the negative attitude of teachers has consistently featured prominently during their engagement with HIV-positive students, which threatens their adherence to drugs.
08:15
08:15

Suspected Ebola Patient Admitted At Masaka Regional Hospital MINISTRY OF HEALTH 1 1

Doctor Edwin Okello, the in-charge of the Epidemiology Ward said that the male patient reported to the hospital emergency ward on Monday while seeking treatment.
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