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19:12
19:12

Breakdown of Ambulances Hindering Emergency Medical Care in Amuru 1 1

The only two ambulances belonging to the district including one that was donated around 2006 by Medicines Sans Frontiers, an international humanitarian medical non-governmental organization have broken-down.
18:47
18:47

MUBS Students Support Mak Tuition Strike Makerere University 4 5 Top story

Romulus Tusingwiire, the MUBS guild president, says government’s claim that it was unable to fully fund public universities leading up to the 15% fees increment is incomprehensible. Asiimwe is concerned about the huge number of political appointments including the presidential advisors, RDCs and ministers who she says are draining the treasury and denying education sector the funds to function.
18:07
18:07

Ministry to Resume Distribution of Recalled Hepatitis B Vaccines 1

The drugs, Texavir, manufactured by Cipla Quality Chemical Industries were voluntarily recalled in July this year due to errors in their packaging.
12:08
12:08

Lands Ministry Collects UGX 70 Billion In Registration Fees

Lands Minister, Betty Amongi called for improved funding to the Ministry to cater for recruitment of technical staff. She said about 54 percent of the 818 positions in the ministry are vacant.
10:32
10:32

Proposed National Health Insurance Scheme Draws Mixed Reactions in Mbale Islamic University 6 1 Top story

Rogers Wandulu, one of the participants from Sironko district, said there is need for government to first improve the health sector before thinking about introducing Health Insurance scheme.
10:09
10:09

Mother Arrested in Rakai For Killing Own Newly Born Baby Uganda Police

Moses Bakokyoyiga, a district councillor representing Lwamaggwa Sub County reported to police that Kyabingondo gave birth to a baby on October 28th, but to their surprise, she threw it into a toilet on Monday.
07:29
07:29

Batwa, NGOs Feud Over Land Rights 7 1 Top story

Emmanuel Maniriho, a Mutwa from Mgahinga in Kisoro district, says following their eviction by government, they didn’t have anywhere to get food and other necessities for survival. He says although NGOs like BMCT intervened and bought them land, they have remained on tension because they don’t have any legal rights over the land.
06:44
06:44

Giving Human Medicine to Livestock Worsening Antibiotics Resistance 7 1

Dr Freddie Bwanga, the Director of Makerere College of Health Sciences, says the practice is going to introduce a situation where humans are never cured of antibiotics unless arrested.
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