Upon completion, the Nsambya Hospital Cancer Unit will become a national regional centre that will serve the central region. Prof Charles Olweny, the chairman of the Uganda Cancer Institute says the facility will go a long way in reducing the congestion at the Uganda Cancer Institute.
Samalie Namukose, the Assistant Commissioner for Nutrition in the Health Ministry, says that the available regulations are weak and obsolete. She says that with the influx of breast milk substitutes, there is need for tougher laws to dissuade manufacturers and distributors from dumping their products on the Ugandan market.
The government hospital located in Olami cell, Ikwera ward in Aduku Town Council, was established as a dispensary in the early 1940s with only a general ward and an OPD structure, however from the time of its construction, the district has not put up another ward citing financial burdens.
With less than 1.6 million people who have received atleast one jab of a COVID-19 vaccine, the government sis undecided on which people should receive the China's Sinovac vaccine doses that were recently donated to the country