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07:56
07:56

Gulu Police HC III Struggling to Manage HIV/AIDS 1 1

Austin Ocen, the Gulu Central Police Commander says that the facility lacks diagnostic equipment to support the management of clients under care and transport means to support coordination and client follow-up.
07:26
07:26

Matany Hospital Loses Medical kits to Gunshot Patients karamoja region 1 1 Top story

Dr. John Bosco Nsubuga, the medical superintendent of St. Kizito hospital Matany, says that they have lost eight External Fix Setter machines to patients. Nsubuga said gunshot wounds always take about three weeks to heal but due to limited space in the hospital, they are forced to release patients who return home with some medical kits.
22:08
22:08

Tanzanian Doctor who Died of Ebola Buried in Fort Portal - Uganda 2 3

Dr Mohammed Ali was one of the six medical workers who were infected while treating Ebola patients at Mubende Regional Referral Hospital and were transferred to Fort Portal for better treatment ad management on Wednesday. He was perusing a Master of Medicine in Surgery at Kampala International University.
16:28
16:28

Don’t Abandon Mubende, UMA Urges Doctors 3

The Uganda Medical Association president says some health workers are hesitant to attend to Patients while some interns have been called back home by their parents.
11:52
11:52

Rotary, Indian Association to Fund Limb Surgeries in Uganda 3 1

Mohan Rao, the Chairman of the association said while they could have ferried beneficiaries abroad, they resolved to work with Uganda's health workers on this so it can also be a form of skills transfer as they learn from each other on best practices.
11:32
11:32

Ebola: Deceased Tanzanian Doctor to be Buried in Uganda MINISTRY OF HEALTH 5

Dr Paul Stephen Ayella - Ataro, a Clinical Epidemiologist says if such is to happen for the deceased Tanzanian medical worker, they would need Uganda’s Safe and Dignified burial team charter a flight or use an ambulance in a very cautious way to transport the body.
17:47
17:47

Kasese Health Facilities to Test All Patients who Had Contacts in Mubende, Kyegegwa ebola 1 2

Steven Bagonza, the Assistant District Health Officer-ADHO told URN that the district has re-organised contact tracing teams that will be tasked with following up these individuals and other suspected cases in the district.
17:42
17:42

Local Pharmaceutical Companies "Not Ready to Fund Medicines Research &Development" Ministry of Health 3 1

John Kamili, the Director Cipla Quality Chemicals company who moderated a session on "Security of Supply: Made in Africa for Africa" at the conference on Friday told journalists on the sidelines of the event that Research and Development (R&D) is an expensive undertaking and companies here have not yet reached the level where they can pump money in a ‘trial and error’ ventures without expecting a return.
16:44
16:44

Health Ministry Want UGX65 bBillion for Ebola Response Ministry of Health 1 2

The minister said this money is still way below what they ideally need to put everything in place, but it will push them to at least fund vital areas of treatment and surveillance which will extend to the affected districts and those around them.
09:46
09:46

No Sex for One Year After Surviving Ebola - Health Minister MINISTRY OF HEALTH 5 1

Dr Aceng said that although experts recommend six months, she is recommending one year for total healing. According to Dr Aceng, men should avoid sex with their wives because they may abandon the use of condoms yet the Ebola virus takes long to completely heal from the men’s genitals.
09:22
09:22

Tanzanian Doctor Succumbs to Ebola in Uganda Top story

Dr Mohammed Ali has been one of the six health workers being managed at Fort Portal Regional Referral Hospital since Wednesday when they were transferred from Mubende.
18:15
18:15

Minister Aceng Warns Against Linking Ebola to Witchcraft 2

According to residents of Bugogo Town Council where the girl was, when she presented with signs like vomiting, bloody diarrhea, fever and headache family members thought that it was witchcraft and instead of taking her to a health facility the girl was rushed to traditional healer for management. On 11 September, the girl passed on.
10:57
10:57

Ebola: 350 Contact Persons Under Watch By Health Teams Ministry of health 2 1

Officials at Mubende Regional Referral Hospital have confirmed that a mobile laboratory equipment is being installed to reduce on the time taken by patients waiting for results.
10:08
10:08

Health Centres Urged to Handle Simple Cases to Avoid Crowding Referrals during Ebola 1

Currently Fort Portal hospital is managing six health workers who were infected with Ebola at Mubende Regional Referral Hospital. The medics who were on Wednesday transferred from Mubende to Fort Portal for proper management and treatment comprise three doctors, two nurses and one anesthetist.
07:27
07:27

Medical Insurance, Tourism Key as Regional Private Health Providers Conference Opens Ministry of Health 4 1

Dr Ian Clarke, the Chairperson of Uganda Healthcare Federation (UHF), told journalists that a hospital in Nairobi is starting kidney transplants soon and instead of flying to India for procedures, it will be cost-effective for Ugandans to seek this service in Nairobi as the country readies for the launch of similar services when an enabling law is finalized.
21:11
21:11

Kagadi Samples Test Positive For Ebola Ebola Outbreak 3

The case is of a 23 year old man who died from St.Ambrose Charity Health Center IV in Kagadi on Tuesday with Ebola like symptoms.
18:04
18:04

Health Ministry Scoffs At Interns Threatening to Flee Mubende Hospital Ebola outbreak 4

Dr. Henry Mwebesa, the Director General of Health Services at the Ministry of Health said in an interview on Thursday that while they have received complaints about fears of infection, they are not considering withdrawing or transferring anybody from the hospital.
17:50
17:50

Lamwo District Sets Up Measles Task Force 3

The Uganda Virus Research Institute-UVRI confirmed eight positive cases of measles in the district on Wednesday.
15:12
15:12

EAC Partner States Urged to Enhance Preparedness Amidst Ebola Outbreak in Uganda 1 Top story

Dr Anthony Kafumbe, the Acting Deputy Secretary General for Productive and Social Sectors says that states need to enhance surveillance and laboratory testing, especially in border areas, implement appropriate infection prevention and control measures and increase risk communication and community awareness of the disease.
13:45
13:45

Life Imprisonment for Selling Body Organs 2 1

The Minister of Health, Dr. Jane Ruth Aceng said organ transplant is increasingly becoming an area of health care used to cure non-communicable diseases that are rising rapidly. She also states concern about the increase in the trafficking and illicit trade in human organs, cells, and tissue.
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