Even as the World Health Organization released new guidelines early this year and countries including Uganda adopted new drugs which take a shorter duration, Adakun says some patients have already started resisting them whereby at Mulago alone, five patients have so far resisted the new drugs.
While addressing water related organizations operating in Wakiso district on Tuesday, Kuruhira expressed dismay over the community’s construction of pit latrines on tiny pieces of land which finally get filled up and they fail to find others places to dig new ones. He insists that if pit latrines must be constructed in Wakiso, they should be those ones which are used to turn wastes into biogas and the residue to taken to gardens as fertilizers.
The Minister of State for Energy Sarah Opendi has raised "a matter of national importance" in Parliament., saying the nesting of Marabou Storks could be hazardous and could bring about zoonotic diseases that people don’t know
The notice, dated September 22 shows that 50 staff have so far tested positive, and three lives lost to COVID-19, at the facility. As a result, he added, services in the Pharmacy, the Female and male wards, Children’s Ward, Outpatient department, and the chronic care wards will be indefinitely suspended.
According to Onen, they only have UGX 800,000 in their account to re-roof and renovate the two latrines and the teacher`s house which was housing two classroom teachers, yet they need at least 5 million for the work.
Two Indian companies CIPLA and Hetero Pharma that only started manufacturing the drug for emergency use in June following a deal with the original maker Gilead Sciences have already expressed interest in supplying Uganda.
Children with cerebral palsy often battle multiple complications including lameness, sight difficulties, incontinence, sleeplessness, seizures, hearing loss, stiffness, and speech problems, alongside difficulties in feeding, among others.
Rev.Joshua Bwebare, the hospital chaplain told URN that after the rain, running water carried rubbish, logs and boulders from Nyakishenyi hills and blocked all drainage channels leading to flooding into the hospital premises.