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Nov 2020 9 results
21:27
21:27

Gulu Archdiocese Seeks UGX 1.9 Billion to Combat Teen Pregnancies in Acholi teenage motherhood 1 3

Masimo Opiyo, the Executive Director of Comboni Samaritans, says teenage motherhood has overtime presented a huge challenge for the region spanning over three decades right from the early 90s during the height of the rebel Lord’s Resistance Army - LRA rebellion.
17:55
17:55

Mulago Medics Separate Conjoined Twins 3 3

Dr Philis Khisa says the scoping process started last week to identify the exact organs that the children shared.
16:58
16:58

More Mothers Delivered Premature Babies in Mulago During Lockdown Ministry of Health 3

Dr Anita Tumwebaze, a paediatrician at the newborn unit of Mulago Women and Neonatal hospital said that more than 100 cases were recorded.
16:19
16:19

Child Born With Exposed Intestines 2

Dr. Eric Alilo, the in-charge ogf Kotido Health Centre IV described the condition as gastroschisis, a birth defect of the abdominal wall where the baby’s intestines stick outside of the body through a hole besides the belly button.
14:43
14:43

Covid-19 Cases Overwhelm Kabarole District 1

Brian Kisembo, the COVID-19 Incident Manager in Kabarole, says that so far, five of the cases are at Fort Portal Regional Referral Hospital for management, while 18 have been asked to stay in their homes because the isolation centre is full.
14:33
14:33

CSOs Form Coalition to Combat Child Abuses in Acholi Sub Region teenage pregnancies 1 2

It is estimated that at least 30 girls under the age of 18 are defiled every day in the region. Recent statistics by the Ministry of Education reveals that over 10,000 girls were impregnated during the lockdown period in Acholi.
12:18
12:18

Road Accident Survivors Ask Gov't to Set Up Trauma Centers KCCA 1 3

On her part, Dr. Esther Bayiga a researcher based at Makerere University School of Public Health says recommended speed has been left standard 50kms per hour even as the traffic law was amended recently without giving exceptions of for instance reduction in speed when someone is driving through a busy trading center.
10:08
10:08

WHO Launches Global Initiative to Eliminate Cervical Cancer

In addition to this, 90 per cent of women identified with cervical will receive treatment by 2050. According to the WHO, investing in the above interventions can generate substantial economic and societal returns. It is estimated that if governments invest, they could make returns as high as three dollars for every dollar spent.
Nov 2020 9 results