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Mar 2021 9 results
18:56
18:56

Makerere University Launches COVID-19 Anti-Body Test Kits 1 2

The self-test kits according to experts are affordable, fast and favourable for mass testing. They will be suitable for high-risk areas like schools, prisons and some districts.
17:44
17:44

Adverts by Traditional “Doctors” Flood Gulu Streets 2 3

Adverts by traditional healers, many of whom refer to themselves as doctors are pinned on electric poles, and billboard stands and buildings across the city, listing the number of ailments they are able to “treat” using their herbs. In some cases, the healers hire people to distribute leaflets containing a list of diseases they can treat.
16:53
16:53

Health Workers Cautioned Against Wastage of COVID-19 Vaccine WHO 1 1

According to the health ministry, on average vaccines worth Ugx 6.5 billion are wasted annually during routine immunization. However, with a shortage of funds and supply of COVID-19 vaccines, health workers are being advised to open vaccine vials once a minimum of 10 people have registered for vaccination
15:34
15:34

Expert Warns of Health Risk At Barber Shop MOH 2 1

Dr. Haruna Nsubuga, a Trichologist at unity skin clinic says complications like bumps, ring worm fungal and bacterial infections can arise from a hair trim at a barber shop.
15:02
15:02

Health Centre in-charge in Agago Arrested over Theft of Drugs 2 2

Among the drugs and medical supplies that have reportedly gone missing include from the store are 100 HIV test Kits. Ten tins of Amoxyl capsule, three tins of Flagyl, and 81 boxes of facemasks. Others are 41 Malaria RTD kits, 32 boxes of Artemeter 20mg and Lumetuntrin 120mg.
14:24
14:24

Religious Leaders Advocate for Family Planning in Tooro 4 1 Top story

Kibira said they also found that 56 per cent of women between 18 and 24 years of age countrywide had had sex before they were 18 years old and only 19 per cent had used a certain method of family planning. But 23 per cent of these got unwanted pregnancies and gave birth.
09:42
09:42

Reformed FGM Surgeons Cry Out for Help 2

Some of the reformed Female Genital Mutilation-FGM surgeons said life is becoming harder, unlike those days when they used to perform the practice.
07:57
07:57

Dealing with Brittle Bone Disease, A Patients Ordeal 5 1

Namatovu who suffers from brittle bones, a hereditary condition, also known as osteogenesis imperfecta, is now glued to her bed and can only move when carried to a wheelchair. She says that she has failed to find a specialist who would wholly treat her for lasting relief from the pain caused by the injuries.
07:44
07:44

Over 50 Senior Medical Workers Vaccinated Against COVID-19 in Arua City on Day One covid19 vaccination 2 2

Suzan Tabu, the Principal Nursing and Human Resource Officer at Arua hospital, one of those who took the vaccine, says that they were careful not to vaccinate much health workers so that in case of any negative impact, service delivery doesn’t breakdown totally.
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