Health Care Cost fact sheet of Tobacco Use in Uganda 2017 shows that 108.05 Billion Shillings is spent on the direct cost of treating diseases attributed to tobacco use, while the net cost of Tobacco use stands at 117.66 Billion shillings annually.
The guidelines among other things include how emergency care is given to underweight babies, counselling to parents, the steps to take in follow up care, which drugs to be given as first, second or third line and what point of treatment should be changed in addition to what a health worker should put into consideration in case of a referral.
The Uganda Demographic and Health Survey of 2018 indicated that the Toro sub-region where Kasese lies has the highest rates of malnutrition that subsequently lead to stunting among children at 40.6 percent way above the national statistics at 29 percent.
The agriculture sector registered the highest decline [in the mood] largely explained by delayed rains in most parts of the country. This points to the need for persistent investment in irrigation infrastructure
The proposal is contained in the draft Kampala Capital City Authority-KCCA Sewage and Faecal Sludge Management Ordinance, 2019. It is intended to promote sanitation and regulate operations of emptiers.
The students went on strike on Friday protesting failure by the school authorities to provide them with timetables ahead of the mock exams on Monday. They hurled stones and sticks at the teachers, broke windows, doors and furniture.