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19:12
19:12

Breakdown of Ambulances Hindering Emergency Medical Care in Amuru 1 1

The only two ambulances belonging to the district including one that was donated around 2006 by Medicines Sans Frontiers, an international humanitarian medical non-governmental organization have broken-down.
18:07
18:07

Ministry to Resume Distribution of Recalled Hepatitis B Vaccines 1

The drugs, Texavir, manufactured by Cipla Quality Chemical Industries were voluntarily recalled in July this year due to errors in their packaging.
15:58
15:58

Hospitals Stuck with Unutilised Equipment due to Lack of Disposal Facility Ministry of Health 2

Dr. Johnes Obungoloch, a Biomedical engineer and deputy dean of the Faculty of Applied Science and Technology at Mbarara University of Science and Technology (MUST) said the Atomic Energy Council in the Ministry of Energy can’t do anything currently even as its responsible for dealing with radioactive devices such as the X ray and CT equipment.
15:26
15:26

Expert Presents Case for Maintaining Healthcare User Fees 2

Dr. Gitahi Githinji, the AMREF Africa CEO said instead of returning user fees in hospitals, stakeholders should consider other ways of collecting the user fees early on in order to guarantee that someone will get the healthcare they need once they fall sick.
14:33
14:33

PS Atwine, Ssegawa Record Statements with CID Over Unlawful Expenditure of UGX 6Bn 1 1 Top story

According to Okin PP Ojara, although parliament allocates funds according to work plans presented by the respective ministries detailing how it will be spent, Atwine and Ssegawa disbursed money ignoring the purpose for, which it was provided.
12:54
12:54

High TB Prevalence Worries Medics in Kitgum 1 4

Dr Rosemary Auma, the in charge of Multi Drug Resistant Tuberculosis Unit [MDR-TB] says so far 155 patients have been diagnosed with susceptible TB in a space of just three months since September.
11:03
11:03

Mumbere Rallies Subjects on Ebola Fight Rwenzururu Kingdom 3

Mumbere appealed to the people to desist from superstitions that could escalate the disease and hinder efforts to have it managed. The Rwenzururu leader also asked the youth to check their lifestyles and desist from practices that make them vulnerable to diseases like cancers, hypertension, diabetes and HIV/AIDS.
10:32
10:32

Proposed National Health Insurance Scheme Draws Mixed Reactions in Mbale Islamic University 6 1 Top story

Rogers Wandulu, one of the participants from Sironko district, said there is need for government to first improve the health sector before thinking about introducing Health Insurance scheme.
06:44
06:44

Giving Human Medicine to Livestock Worsening Antibiotics Resistance 7 1

Dr Freddie Bwanga, the Director of Makerere College of Health Sciences, says the practice is going to introduce a situation where humans are never cured of antibiotics unless arrested.
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