The Ndorwa County East Member of Parliament, Wilfred Niwagaba says that the decision of to two ministries contravenes the local government act, the public finance management act and the approbation act. Niwagaba suspects that this problem could be happening in many districts.
Uganda started enrolling people on HIV drug TLD in July last year but had excluded pregnant and women of child bearing potential on safety grounds but with the World Health Organization releasing new evidence supporting its use by all on Monday, Uganda is now moving to adjust the national ART guidelines.
Mohammed El Disouky from Africa Development and Regional Manager Medical Electronics (MED-EL) says cochlear implants are recommended for children between two and three years since they have not yet developed speech.
But Dr Yusuf Baseke the Kasese district health officer told URN on Thursday that blood samples sent to the Uganda Viral Research Institute have tested negative to Ebola.
Baseke applauded the people for being vigilant and appealed to them to remain cautious and report to health authorities any suspected case so as to manage the monstrous disease.
Dr. Bruce Kirenga, an allergy expert and head the Lung institute, told URN that 3416 people were surveyed at household level to determine the prevalence of allergic asthma and other allergies and that respondents were followed for 12 months.
According to the architectural plan, the center will have three operating theatres, 6 bed pediatric Intensive care units, a 16 bed high dependency unit, a 50 bed ward, an out patients department, a laboratory and a blood blank, a diagnostic imaging department which includes an x ray, Ultra sound and a CT scan, Physiotherapy department, a pharmacy, ancillary services and guest house.