They say quantitatively, they found Copper presenting the highest concentrations recorded in any spirit brand studied, followed by Barium and Manganese. The brands found to contain the most metals mainly Copper were the locally distilled Lira-Lira spirits with concentrations averaging 95 percent.
Five years ago, the Trust Funds for Victims engaged the school of Psychology at Makerere University and the Center for Victims of Torture, to build the capacity of psycho-social counselors to respond and treat victims of the conflict experiencing recurrent post-traumatic stress disorder.
Democratic Party President Norbert Mao says the Democratic Party in Uganda is coordinating with the Democratic Party in the United Kingdom to have the two treated at the London Royal Hospital in the United Kingdom.
Edward Mugenzi, a nursing assistant at the hospital says the facility handles emergencies of accidents which occur along the highway every single week of the month without adequate number of health workers.
Excessive government red tape is delaying the arrivals of state of the art equipment for advanced specialised treatment of the brain and the kidney as well as the heart in Uganda. On Wednesday, Dr. David Tim McCall, the Executive Director of Restoration Gateway Projects in Uganda, took President Yoweri Museveni and First Lady Janet Museveni through a guided tour of the hospital shortly after commissioning it.
Hope for Humans, the first comprehensive Care Center for sufferers of Nodding Syndrome was established in 2012. It became a safe haven where children with nodding syndrome received medical care, rehabilitation, nutritious meals, special education, and personal hygiene support.
For Imagine Her, a youth led project funded by donors in Soroti district, training young women and men how to develop home grown hygienic sanitary towels is not only a viable economic vocation but also a powerful tool to keep girls at school longer
Sinohydro, the Chinese Company building the 600 Megawatt power station is set to build the hospital under Corporate Social Responsibility at a tune of 1.5 million US Dollars, approximately five billion Shillings for each of two health facilities. According to Ministry of Health demographics and arrangement of health facilities, 1.5 million Dollars can only manage the bills of quantity of a health centre four. But the Ministry of Energy through a letter to Sinohydro insists that they want a fully-fledged hospital.
Ministry of Health says micro-nutrient deficiencies are widespread among Ugandas population with 38 percent of children under 5 years are deficient in Vitamin A while 50 percent of children under 5 years and 23 percent of women between the ages 15 and 49 are anemic.
Uganda AIDS Commission says only 980,954 out of 1.4 Million Ugandans living with HIV were on treatment by March 2017 in Uganda. It says in 2016 alone, 14,348 men died of AIDS compared to 9,600 women in the same year in Uganda.
Julius Nkulabo, the Head of Gynecology Department at Gulu referral hospital says their decision is not bent on threats government issued to have resident district commissioners conduct roll calls of health workers on duties.
The Health Ministry also appeals to members of the public to observe good hygiene, and sanitation around homes and schools and boil or drink chlorinated water. The circular follows the confirmed outbreak of cholera in Nyakiyumbu Sub County in Kasese district.