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18:01
18:01

UMEME, Iganga Hospital Row over Unsettled Bills 2

Iddi Bateganya, the Iganga hospital senior administrator says the hospital gets Ugx 3 million to cover all its utility bills on a quarterly basis. This includes maintenance of cars, generators, and water, Fuel and electricity bills. According to Bateganya, the money is not enough to clear the bills which stretch to Ugx 7 Million.
17:26
17:26

Hygiene Related Infections Take Economic Toll on Uganda 4

Uganda spends up to US$8.1 Million on access to health facilities majorly to treat hygiene related illnesses. Another US$ 147 million is spent on deaths arising out of hygiene related infections, and US$1.9 million on epidemic outbreaks resulting from poor hygiene, Prime Minister, Dr. Ruhakana Rugunda says.
16:17
16:17

Lumpy Skin Disease Reaches Epidemic Proportions in Elgon Region mt elgon region 3

The disease presents itself with wounds all over the skin of an infected animal, tears and a discharge of mucus from the Nose and mouth, coughing, lack of appetite and breathing difficulties. According to Wandukwa, the infected animals die within a few days since the disease has no cure.
12:08
12:08

Govt Lifts Cattle Quarantine Ahead Of Festive Season 2

Dr. Nicholas Kauta, the Director of Animal Resources at the Directorate of Animal Resources, Department of Livestock Health and Entomology said the suspension was done following a remarkable improvement of Foot and Mouth disease situation in the country.
11:43
11:43

Malaria Deaths Drop by Half - WHO 1

WHO attributes this success to increased access to insecticide-treated bed nets, and points out that a record 214 million bed nets are scheduled for delivery to endemic countries in Africa by year-end. These include Uganda, Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Cameroon, Chad, Gabon, Burundi, Rwanda, Somalia, Sudan and Tanzania among others
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