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17:37
17:37

Regional Referral Hospitals to Receive New Non Contact Eye Equipment Eye care 1 3

Eye care providers are using handheld devices to examine people’s eyes which exposes them to COVID-19 since they have to be very close to the eye and yet there is safe better modern equipment.
16:25
16:25

FGM Increased During COVID-19 Pandemic -Gov't 3

Prior to the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020, the prevalence of FGM in Uganda had reduced and remained stagnant for more than five years at 0.3 percent, down from 1.4 percent in 2011. However, during the pandemic, records from health facilities show that the vice had increased by 56 percent.
15:48
15:48

People Living with Epilepsy Find Solace in Drug Banks Makerere University 6

Without the free government drugs on the essential medicines list, epileptic patients have to pay about 500 Shillings per tablet and yet require up to four tablets each day.
09:22
09:22

Masafu General Hospital Struggling with Non-Functional Incubators For 11 Years 3 2

Caroline Natoch, the nurse in-charge NICU room, says that the two incubators have problems of missing parts. They don’t produce required temperature and lack insulation that helps to give oxygen from the outside nose to the premature.
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