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19:20
19:20

Uganda's Sachet Waragi Contains Hazardous Metals – Study unbs uganda

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.
11:52
11:52

Trust Funds for Victims Boosts Treatment of Trauma in Uganda 1 3

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.
19:19
19:19

Bobi Wine, Zaake to Receive Treatment at London Royal Hospital 2 1

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.
15:24
15:24

Soldier Convicted For Gulu Shooting Seeks Trauma Counselling 1 1

Captain Ssekayita says Odaga never received counselling after being diagnosed with HIV, Hepatitis B and Diabetes last year during a selection to serve in a foreign mission in Somalia.
11:59
11:59

Kiryandongo Hospital Ill- Equipped to Handle Accident Victims 2

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.
17:16
17:16

Gulu Hospital Nurse Administers Expired IV Fluid On Patient 1 Top story

The fluid which expired in November last year was administered on a patient, Christine Ayoo Kidgea on Tuesday. Kidgea was suffering from Typhoid.
07:54
07:54

Bureaucracy Delays Operation of Karuma Specialised Hospital 2 1

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.
13:45
13:45

Omoro District in Drive to Revive Nodding Syndrome Care Center 2 3

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.
17:58
17:58

Youth Led Project Rally Rural Communities For Menstrual Health 8 1

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
10:21
10:21

Political Bickering Delays Construction Of Karuma Project Hospital ministry of energy 1 Top story

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.
07:44
07:44

Gulu Farmer Groups Confront Malnutrition With Orange Flesh Sweet Potatoes 2 1

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.
17:56
17:56

Twelve People Injured in Nwoya Bus Accident

The Ggaaga bus registration number UAT 559Y with 60 passengers on board was travelling from Yumbe district to Kampala when it crashed at Wii-Anaka while dodging two trailers overtaking each other.
09:49
09:49

Medics in Gulu Celebrate Arrival of Diabetes Analytical Machine glucometers 4 1

The vital medical kit has been lacking in many health facilities including Gulu Hospital where some 30 children and 400 adults are being treated for the silent killer diabetes.
13:10
13:10

UNAIDS: 17 Million People Waiting For HIV Treatment 1 1

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.
12:10
12:10

Herbal Medicine Clinical Trial Site in Offing At Gulu University herbs 5 1

Dr. Odongkara says the site will be an extension of extensive laboratory tests being conducted at Mbarara University where scientists have discovered a cure for the multi drug resistant tuberculosis.
07:19
07:19

Teenage Pregnancy Accounts For 29 Percent Of Child Birth In Gulu 1 Top story

Fred Baseke, the Ntenjeru South County Member of Parliament who led the Committee observed that the hospital is in dire need of a new maternity ward and supplies such as beds, mosquito nets and drugs.
12:21
12:21

Up Country Hospitals Boycott Doctors' Strike 1 1

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.
13:08
13:08

Artistes Launch Diabetes Awareness Campaign in Gulu 4 1

A group of six artistes in Gulu district are determined to use arts to create awareness about diabetes among the population in northern Uganda in the run up to November 14th World Diabetes Day.
13:02
13:02

Health Ministry: Heavy Rains Likely to Trigger Water Borne Diseases 1

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.
16:55
16:55

Residents Throng Free Annual Surgical Clinic in Gulu 2 1

Six specialised surgeons from the United States of America are performing week-long lifesaving surgeries in the Northern Uganda district of Gulu.
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