Dr Charles Olaro, the Director Curative Services in the Ministry of Health said even as there is a big number of people who need palliative care including those battling Cancer, TB, sickle cell anaemia, HIV and other painful illnesses, only 11 per cent of those that need this care get it.
Musana who was allegedly assaulted by FPU's Kabogere Zigga accusing him of using in illegal fishing methods was first rushed to Bukasa Health Center on 04th October, but his condition worsened as he was passing blood and was on the 10th October transferred to Kalangala HCIV
According to a statement, the study has been temporarily halted as they evaluate the patient’s illness although they didn’t specify whether the particular patient was receiving the active drug or the placebo.
They were supposed to be arraigned before the Grade I Magistrates court on Monday. But before the session, results from tests conducted after their arrest indicated that all of them were positive for COVID-19.