This will be the second edition of the assessment whose first edition happened in 2019. The JEE team, in collaboration, with UNICEF together with different ministries within the country including the Ministry of Security, the Ministry of Gender, labor, and Social Development together with national experts.
Dr Kenneth Mutesasira, the Technical Officer for Quality of Care and Service Delivery at the WHO Uganda office says that the ministry needs to adopt the global patient safety action plan from, which they can frame a localized version for the national patient safety action plan to guide them.
Speaking during a Media BioCafe convened by the Science Foundation for Livelihoods & Development (SCIFODE), Dr. Godfrey Asea, the Director of NaCRRI said they have developed an aflasafe formulation, which they have named UG- 01 that farmers can broadcast in their farms to curb aflatoxin –causing fungus.
According to his son Kiwalabye, Nsereko had been battling prostate cancer for an extended period. He bid his family farewell on Thursday as he was being transported to Euro Care, a healthcare facility in Nansana Municipality, for an operation.
Dr. Elizabeth Namugaya Igaga, the Treasurer of the Association of Anesthesiologists of Uganda, emphasized that they have faced challenges in positioning tubes for monitoring patients' breath during surgery.
Rose Orongi, the Director of Public Policy and Knowledge Translation at the African Institute for Development Policy (AFIDEP) said they have developed tools or checklists to help governments in Africa institutionalize evidence use but have realized that in some places efforts end as soon as the funding ends as there are largely no knowledge transfer centers.
Dr. Osinde Ochieng, the Head of Interns at the hospital, expressed frustration about the lack of accommodation for intern doctors at or near the hospital and questioned why this issue has not been addressed by the hospital administration.
Donggo attributes the significant increase in the VLS rate to the implementation of Youth and Adolescence Programs (YAPs), which have encouraged HIV-positive adolescent youths to seek and adhere to medication.
Grace Kiwanuka the Executive Director of the Uganda Healthcare Federation (UHF), says that the government’s proposal to have everyone pay irrespective of their financial capacity is a welcome move as it will protect the integrity of the fund.
In his remarks, Dr. Nelson Musoba the Director General of the Uganda AIDS Commission said as a solution they are changing their communication strategy to ensure different messages are tailored to address special challenges faced by different categories of people.
Speaking during the distribution exercise in Acet Sub-County in Omoro District on Sunday, Bernard Loum, the coordinator of the charity event, said the Indian Community decided to help the families three weeks ago, as they celebrated their 77th independence on August 15th, 2023.
The project was donated by the Sana Project, a non-governmental organization operating in the Teso region. The initiative was championed by John Musila, the Bubulo East Constituency Member of
Parliament in Namisindwa district.
Dr. Rosemary Byanyima, the acting Executive Director of Mulago National Referral Hospital, encouraged the government to engage in medical camps, emphasizing that they would help the Ministry of Health assess the extent of diseases in local communities.