“If you want, I can press for you and you get some. It will keep your hands clean,” she told URN. There was no hand washing facilities or sanitizers at Imperial Royale Hotel. The head of marketing, Jim Kasavubu, said they don’t have plans to install such facilities since they will cause panic and scare aware their customers.
Rachael Kitimbo Kayemba, a Nutritionist with Medical Teams International– MTI told URN that expert mothers help to train other families in the community to curb malnutrition and refer affected children to health workers.
According to the District Health Officer - DHO, Dr Solomon Asiimwe, the district has a high teenage pregnancy rate of 25.6 per cent and a fertility rate of 7.8 per cent which is way above the national fertility rate of 5.4 per cent.
Dr. Joseph Ruyonga, the Hoima District Health Officer says they have engaged the Health Ministry and World Health organization-WHO to support them with more logistics to establish more screening centers more especially in Hoima district.
Hydrocephalus is a condition that occurs when high volume of cerebrospinal fluids accumulate in the brain cavities, causing the swelling of the skull and the head. The condition commonly occurs in infants.
As of June 2019, WFP Uganda provided monthly unconditional, unrestricted cash transfers to around 360,000 refugees in eight settlements that include; Adjumani, Rhino, Kiryandongo, Lobule, Kyaka II, Rwamwanja, Kyangwali and Nakivale.
The health workers will be trained in proper diagnosis of different types of cancers in both adults and children. They will also be trained on how to provide world-class care using new technologies to treat cancer in Uganda.
Kadaga argues that re-usable pads are often cheap and convenient since they can be used several times when the girls are in their menstrual cycle.
The speaker was on Friday evening speaking at the launch of Karooro Okurut foundation industrial park Rwebango cell in Nyakabirizi division in Bushenyi Municipality
Dr Nixon Niyonzima the laboratory director and head of research and training UCI says that they receive a quarter of the cases that they should be treating at the institute. He attributes the low number of patients seeking treatment to inadequate treatment facilities in the country.
David Ssemakula the Nakaseke Hospital Administrator explains that an assessment by Dash Technologies Uganda Ltd discovered that the monitor requires repairs estimated at 10 million Shillings. Ssemakula adds that the district has to wait for the Ministry to renew a contract authorizing the suppliers; Dash Technologies Uganda Limited, to repair the machine
They pointed out that Prevention of Mother to Child Transmission of HIV-PMTCT has been successful in many countries. They called for initiating compulsory Hepatitis B and C screening for mothers during antenatal.
Hydroxyurea, a myelosuppressive agent, is the only effective drug proven to reduce the frequency of painful episodes and the need for blood transfusions, among persons living with sickle cell disease, a severe genetic blood disorder, which affects individuals who inherit genes that code for abnormal haemoglobin from both of their parents.