Responding to concerns raised by the World Health Organization this morning urging countries to come up with nation specific interventions to counter unnecessary cancer deaths, Orem said they are already strengthening treatment as they have now upgraded from a single radiotherapy machine to three in addition to stocking more essential medicines.
The Works Ministry Permanent Secretary, Waiswa Bageya has downplayed the repeal of the Transport Licensing Board-TLB and National Road Safety Council-NRSC. He says the new law has instead empowered the Department of Transport Regulation and Safety as the competent authority.
Nuwagaba Abias Kamondo, the Chairperson Boda Boda Katerera disclosed that soldiers connive with the Management Committee Chairpersons to arrest them and impound their motorcycles without any justifiable cause.
The CSO’s with help from two French-based organizations including Friends of the Earth and Survie dragged Total to Nanterre High court claiming that through its subsidiary Total E&P Uganda had failed to come up with a vigilance plan to address the human and environmental impact of its operations at Tilenga site in the Albertine region as required by the 2017 French law on duty of vigilance.
The reports highlight numerous proven interventions such as controlling tobacco use, which is responsible for a quarter of all cancer deaths; vaccinating against hepatitis B to prevent liver cancer; and eliminating cervical cancer by vaccinating against HPV.