The training benefited welders from Nwoya, Masindi, Nebbi, Buliisa and Hoima, as well as the districts along the pipeline route, which include Kakumiro, Kyankwanzi, Mubende, Gomba, Sembabule, Lwengo and Kyotera.
Dr Ezekiel Mupere the head of department said that said six new neonatology fellows will benefit from this programme that is fully funded by the ministry of health to basically teach these specialists all that is there about taking care of babies who are less than four weeks old.
According to the 2018 Water and Environment health sector report, hand washing practices with soap have stagnated for the last two years. The report shows that improvement of only one percent has been recorded annually.
They argue that that the affirmative action policy which awarded 1.5 bonus points to girls qualifying to enter public universities, remains insufficient to address equity issues, especially in science-related courses. As a result, they say, the current government merit scholarship for students in higher education is heavily bent in favour of male students.
The district secretary for health and education Walter Oyoo Komakech says the test and treat candidates for malaria campaign is meant to ensure learners in the candidate classes approach the forth coming Primary Leaving Examinations (PLE) while they are healthy.
The exercise was introduced by the Ministry of Education to streamline the registration of teachers and harmonize their records for better planning and management. It obligates teachers to provide their bio data and upload their academic documents on a designated website.
Dr Katumba Ssentongo, the practitioners’ council Registrar in a letter dated August 19 told the graduates they can only be registered if they had internship completion certificates, academic transcripts and degree certificates.
The celebrations scheduled for next week according Dr Elizabeth Ekirapa Kiracho, the head of the school’s department of Health Policy Planning and Management will include conferences with specialized panels, community outreaches among others.
Dr John Ssempebwa, a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Disease Control and Environmental Health said Mulago is a sensitive area that attract serious patients with varied diseases, some of which are air quality sensitive.
The facility will specifically cater for high-tech infrastructure fitted for demonstration and innovation laboratories, environmental health, epidemic, disaster and field epidemiology, ICT and Data Laboratories.
On behalf of the girls, Janet Bamulyekye of Kalongo Seed Secondary school in Luweero handed over a petition to Minister of Gender, Labor and Social Development Janat Mukwaya demanding that the government takes action to end social abuses against the girl child.
To protect domestic manufacturers from undue regional and international competition, Uganda Manufacturers Association recently introduced Innovations, Quality and Best Exhibition Awards among others to inspire members to innovate and showcase their progress. Some of the awards include Best Food Exhibitor, Best Exhibitor in Metal Category and Overall Best Exhibitor of the year.