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14:43
14:43

Uganda Has Only 16 Dental Specialists- Report public health 2

Dr. Katumba Ssentongo, the Registrar Uganda Medical and Dental Practitioners Council, says there is need for the Health and Education Ministries to prioritize the training of dentistry at both the under graduate and post graduate levels in order to provide quality dental services in the country
19:15
19:15

Survey On Uganda's Primary Health Care Performance Starts Makerere University 4 1

Professor Frederick Wabwire-Mangen, the principal investigator told URN in an interview on Monday that there was a need to establish the abilities and capacities of health facilities across the country for proper government planning.
11:51
11:51

Antimicrobial Resistance Deaths Could Surpass Cancer Fatalities- Experts public health 2

Antimicrobials are drugs which prevent and treat parasitic, bacterial, viral and fungal infections. However, although the medicines are very useful in fighting off infections, they are becoming less effective due to over-prescribing by physicians, veterinarians, dentists and their misuse by farmers and agronomists.
18:37
18:37

More People Seeking Health Care From Public Facilities-Survey public health 5 1 Top story

But Dr. Innocent Nkonwa, the Luweero District Health Officer, says access and service delivery have improved in public health facilities hence attracting more patients.
09:16
09:16

Three Kiboga Hospital Staff Arrested For Selling Gov't Drugs people 4 1

The Hospital staff were nabbed on Friday evening on the orders of the parliamentary committee on Health Headed by DR Micheal Bukenya during an Impromptu visit at the Health facility to Monitor health service delivery.
16:36
16:36

50 Under Congo Crimean Fever Surveillance mukono 1

The 50 are believed to have come into contact with the deceased. They include family members and neighbours in Mukono, staff at the clinic in Bukerere and medical officers at Naguru Hospital where she was hospitalized .
12:37
12:37

UGX 3 trillion Needed for Ebola Prevention district 1 Top story

According to the Health Ministry, the funds will be used to implement a number of preventive methods including the procurement of permanent walk through scanners, surveillance in high risk districts, case management control, facilitate health workers in the high risk districts and vaccination if needed.
07:51
07:51

Health Workers Absenteeism Drops to 11.9 Percent district 4 1 Top story

Dr. Vicent Oketcho, the Chief of Party of IntraHealth International - Uganda, discloses that in some districts such as Iganga, local leaders went further to use the attendance records to make administrative decisions including payment of salaries based on the number of days worked.
15:38
15:38

Mulago Hospital Runs Out of Rotavirus Vaccine resident 2 4

Enock Kusasira, the spokesperson Mulago National Referral Hospital has confirmed the stock out, saying they expect to receive another consignment by next week.
12:26
12:26

NCHE Accredits Medicine, Surgery Courses at UCU public health

The accreditation of the Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery alongside existing science courses will cement the place of science and technology in the academic terrain of UCU, which has mainly been known for its success in liberal and social Arts.
15:02
15:02

Kyabazinga Set for Health Sensitization Tour in Busoga Kingdom public health 1

Dr. Steven Senyonjo, a Public Health Consultant at Jinja Regional Referral Hospital, says there is need to transform the mindset of people in Busoga sub region on personal hygiene and sanitation in homes. He says in 2009 some of the people attributed the problem of jiggers in the region on the conflict over the Kyabanzinga, a thing he says is false.
12:38
12:38

Mulago Hospital Renovation Works Affect Patients public health 1

On Saturday night, URN visited the casualty ward and found most of the patients lying on the floor as part of block B had been cordoned off with plywood to pave way for renovation works.
07:05
07:05

KCCA Records Four Deaths, Over 140 Suspected Cholera Cases public health 4 1

Dr. Seruka says the other cholera cases are from Kyebando, Kalerwe, Kawempe and Namuwongo, all suburbs of Kampala City.
06:49
06:49

KCCA, Mulago Feud Over Relocation of Patients public health 3 1

Enock Kusasira, the spokesperson Mulago National Referral Hospital, says they intend to move patients to Kawempe and Kiruddu hospitals in February next year as they enter in their second phase of the renovation works.
10:25
10:25

KCCA Closes Arirang Korean Restaurant over Filth public health act 9

The facility was closed down due to poor hygiene and sanitation and unsafe way of food handling, the Authority\'s public relations department announced this morning.
09:09
09:09

Dr Serukka Appointed KCCA Director Of Public Health

President Museveni has appointed Dr. David Serukka as the new director of Public Health and Environment at the Kampala Capital City Authority (KCCA). His appointment comes at a time when KCCA has served for three years without a director.
10:30
10:30

Kiboga Passes Public Health and Sanitation Bill public toilets 1

In this ordinance, every family must have a latrine and if it fails the family head must be arrested, and penalized.
12:26
12:26

Poor Sanitation Plagues City Eating Places public health 2

Dr. Denis Omodia KCCA\'s Public Health Inspector says after such eating places pass a suitability test, a certificate of suitability is issued, if they fall short of the requirement, then the establishment has to be closed until the owner fulfills the Health and Safety requirements.
05:27
05:27

Stray Animals still a Menace in Kampala City and its Environs rabies 1

According to KCCA’s Department of Public Health in one such exercise, the Health Officers captured a jackal in Kyambogo and stray dogs in Central Kampala, Nakawa, Rubaga, Kawempe and Makindye divisions.
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