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Health Ministry Dispatches Digital Kits for Cross-Border Disease Surveillance GIZ 1 2

Dr. Jane Ruth Aceng Ocero, the Minister for Health, emphasized that the equipment will address the inadequacies in ICT tools needed by frontline health workers to conduct surveillance and share cross-border health data, thereby reducing the public's vulnerability to disease transmission.
12:43
12:43

Ugandans Ignore Covid-19 Booster Doses-Study 2 1

Dr. Joseph KB Matovu, one of the researchers, reported that among the 854 samples examined, none had opted for a booster dose after their initial vaccination.
09:43
09:43

Prioritise Mental Health For Youths - ICESCO Chief AAYC 4 2

Speaking at the start of a week-long celebrations to mark twenty years of the Afro-Arab Youth Council (AAYC) at Makerere University yesterday (Monday) the Saudi Dr Almalik, a long standing medical practitioner and humanitarian actor said the issue of mental health of the youth was one that had not been given attention but need urgent action.
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11:59

One in Eight People Living with Obesity-Study

The study also shows that even though the rates of undernutrition have dropped, it is still a public health challenge in many places, particularly in South-East Asia and sub-Saharan Africa.
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14:52

Complications Arising from Teenage Pregnancies Chocking Hospitals-MOH fistula 3

According to Dr Richard Mugahi, the Commissioner in charge of Reproductive and Infant Health VVF can only be corrected by surgery, a service that is not found everywhere across the country. They have now resolved to do repairs on an outreach basis, leaving mothers to stay in this often stigmatizing situation for a long time.
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UMA Opts to Export Doctors 3

Speaking to URN in an interview on Thursday, Dr Herbert Luswata the UMA president said the decision to send colleagues to the neighboring Rwanda and the United Kingdom comes amidst concerns that many of them remain unemployed and a futile push to government to have them recruited into public service.
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Why Human Organs Are Donated Out of Love lung cancer 1 6 Top story

Guiding Principle 5 of WHO Guiding Principles on Human Cells, Tissue and Organ Transplantation states that, 'The human body and its parts cannot be the subject of commercial transactions."
19:56
19:56

Public Service Allows Hospitals To Recruit Critical Staff Ministry of Health

There is a ban on the recruitment of staff at all ministries, departments, agencies, and local governments but the Ministry says hospitals with wage surpluses should use the money to recruit critical staff .
13:07
13:07

MPs Ask Gov’t to Fund Extensive Research into Nodding Disease scientific research 1 2

Apart from scientific research and more resource allocation for treatment, the Committee recommended at least three medical staff to be deployed at the designated facilities for effective diagnosis of the disease and prescription of management plans for the affected households.
12:02
12:02

Fewer Than One In Ten Children In Low-Income Countries Access Social Protection

This data shows that in low-income countries, less than one in ten children aged 15 and below have access to such benefits, representing a large disparity when compared with high income countries where the coverage is high. Comparably in terms of percentages, in Eastern and Southern Africa coverage has increased from 9.6 per cent to 12.3 per cent and yet in North America, coverage has increased from 78.1 per cent to 84.0 per cent. In Western Europe where coverage is highest, it has increased from 91.0 per cent to 93.2 per cent.
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Experts Clarify on Law Amidst Fears of Trade in Human Organs 4

Dr Frank Asiimwe who heads the Mulago transplant unit elaborates on the tough penalties in the law where a doctor involved in sale of a kidney is imprisoned for twelve years and their license revoked for five years if they are a first time offender.
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Education Reforms; UMDPC Recommends Unified Assessment For Medical Students 1 5

The Uganda Medical and Dental Practitioners Council holds the view that the national assessment will be part of the strategies to enhance the quality of medical education and training.
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Scientists Study New Drugs That Could Cut TB Treatment Duration mdr-tb treatment 3

Speaking to journalists attending a Science Café organized by the Health Journalists Network (HEJNU), Timothy Muwanguzi the Clinical Study Coordinator said they are trying two drugs; one that could reduce treatment duration to two months and another to four months. He says they embarked on this after realizing that many sufferers were dropping out of care without completing their doses.
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Government Urged To Regulate Rehabilitative Care Devices assistive devices 3 1

Experts have found that everyone seems to be offering rehabilitative services without any form of regulation or right prescription by qualified professionals.
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14:29

Lung Cancer Re-emerges as The Most Commonly Occurring Cancer Worldwide, New Data

According to the rankings, lung cancer was followed by female breast cancer as the second most occurring cancer with 2.3 million new cases being diagnosed followed by colorectal cancer at 1.9 million cases.
10:15
10:15

MOH Interdicts Commissioner over Corruption in Intern Deployment Ministry of Health 3

According to a letter written by Dr. Joseph Okware on behalf of Dr. Henry Mwebesa, the Director General of Health Services, the unit summoned thirty-nine interns deployed at sites across the country to understand circumstances surrounding their deployment with heightening allegations of extortion, influence peddling, and unethical behavior by some officials.
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Entebbe Mayor Urges Gov’t for Enhanced Specialized Healthcare at G77 Spouses' Meeting 1 3 Top story

Mayor Rulinda underscored the challenges faced by underprivileged individuals in accessing high-quality and specialized healthcare, often hindered by the prohibitive costs associated with such services.
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08:00

WHO Releases New Guidance on Artificial Intelligence Use in Health using AI in health

The guidelines outline over 40 recommendations for consideration by governments, technology companies, and healthcare providers to ensure the appropriate use of LMMs to promote and protect the health of populations.
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Late Cecilia Ogwal Opposition Figure Who Dared President Museveni Face to Face 1 1

Ogwal, aged 77 died on Thursday in a hospital in India where she was reportedly undergoing treatment for a cancer-related illness.
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State House Investigates Rot in Deployment of Medical Interns Ministry of Health 3

The invited interns are currently deployed at Mulago, Arua, St. Kizito hospital Matany, Fort Portal, Nsambya, Mbale and Kiruddu hospitals and according to a letter written by Dr Joseph Okware on behalf of Dr Henry Mwebesa, the Director General of Health Services the unit had summoned them to understand circumstances surrounding deployment with allegations of extortion and unethical behavior by some officials in the Ministry of Health.
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