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18:01
18:01

HIV Positive Youth in Fort Portal City Decry Stigma 4

According to records from the office of the Fort Portal City HIV Focal person, the HIV prevalence rate in the city currently stands at 14.6% compared to the national prevalence which stands at 7.3 %.
17:22
17:22

Four Ebola Survivors Discharged From Mubende Hospital Ministry of health 3 1

All the Ebola patients who have been undergoing treatment at the Ebola Treatment Unit at Mubende have been discharged.
17:03
17:03

Farmer Starts Making Hibiscus Tea Bags 2 1

The herb contains Vitamin C, Iron, and Antioxidants which among others promote weight loss and support liver health.  
15:22
15:22

Uganda Spends UGX980billion to Cater for HIV Victims Annually 9 2

President Yoweri Museveni called for vigilance among members of the public to avoid contracting HIV, saying that 14,000 people still contract HIV per year in Uganda while 17,000 die per year.
14:56
14:56

Reducing Health Centre Distance to 5Km Radius Key to HIV/AIDS Care – LOP 1 1

Mpuuga’s proposal is contained in his statement commemorating World AIDS Day on Thursday as the country continues to make significant progress towards eliminating HIV/AIDS as a public health threat by 2030.
14:34
14:34

Researchers Assessing Whether Pregnant Women Can Use HIV Preventing Injections 2

According to Dr. Brenda Apio Oketch, one of the researchers, the cabotegravir study started in 2018 in Uganda where they were initially giving participants the oral drug Truvada and the injection to compare efficacy in preventing infection. 
14:27
14:27

Limited Male Involvement in Vertical HIV Prevention Interventions Worry Health Workers world aids day 2

Through the EMTCT approach, a woman living with HIV is enrolled on antiretroviral treatment and closely monitored during pregnancy, to achieve viral load suppression, which according to medics virtually eliminates the possibility of transmitting the virus to the newborn child; also referred to as vertical transmission of the virus.
11:42
11:42

Neonatal Unit at Mbarara Referral Hospital Struggles With Staff Shortage MRRH 1

Dr. Elias Kumbakumba, the head of the Neonatal Unit, says the nine nurses take care of between 40-50 patients at both the Maternal and Neonatal wards.
11:39
11:39

Matany Hospital Seeks UGX 200M to Scale Up Palliative Care in Karamoja 3 1

Dr. John Bosco Nsubuga, the Medical Superintendent of Matany explained that the palliative care unit at the facility started in 2010 and has been getting an overwhelming number of patients.
11:00
11:00

Byanyima Urges Against Stigma On 34th Anniversary of World AIDS Day World AIDS Day 2020 2 1

Winnie Byanyima in a message said to end AIDS, there is a need to tackle the inequalities in resourcing and end the stigma against people living with HIV/AIDS.
10:50
10:50

Crimean Congo Hemorrhagic Fever Kills 12-Year-Old Boy in Nakasongola Entebbe Hospital

The family who are residents of Kikoyiro village in Lwampanga sub-county are close contacts of a 12-year-old boy who succumbed to the viral disease.
10:40
10:40

WHO Calls for More Effective Prevention of Injuries and Violence

According to the report, overview, 3 of the top 5 causes of death among people aged 5–29 years are injury-related, namely road traffic injuries, homicide, and suicide.
09:47
09:47

More Than Five Million People Living With HIV Still Untreated-WHO World AIDS Day

“With global solidarity and bold leadership, we can make sure everyone receives the care they need,” said Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, WHO Director-General in a statement. “World AIDS Day is an opportunity to re-affirm and refocus on our shared commitment to end AIDS as a public health threat by 2030.”
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