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12:25
12:25

Health Ministry Rules Out Ebola Out Break In Hoima hepatitis b 1

Dr Fredrick Byenume, the Hoima district Health Inspector told Uganda Radio Network on Thursday Morning that blood samples taken from the deceased tested negative to Ebola. He however says the blood samples tested positive to Hepatitis B an indication that the deceased died of Hepatitis B and ulcers.
19:59
19:59

Hepatitis B Vaccination Suffers Set Back over Lack of Syringes stockout 1

People in need for vaccination are tasked to purchase own syringes from private pharmacies.
10:52
10:52

8 Private Facilities Cleared to Administer Hepatitis B Vaccine ministry of health 1

The private health facilities that have been cleared to provide the Hep B Vaccine are: Nsambya Hospital, Kibuli Hospital, Mengo Hospital, Rubaga Hospital, International Hospital Kampala IHK, Norvik Hospital, Case Hospital and Nakasero Hospital. District Health Officers DHOs and Resident District Commissioners RDCs have been instructed to ensure that the directive stopping private facilities from administering the vaccine is complied with.
07:54
07:54

Kampala University Introduces Compulsory Hepatitis B Testing 1 Top story

A student told URN on condition of anonymity that the compulsory Hepatitis B testing and vaccination infringes on his health rights, saying he wouldnt want to test under duress.
16:58
16:58

Opposition Absent as Parliament Eulogizes MP William Beijukye hepatitis b 1 3

Government ministers took over the moment of laying wreaths on behalf of the opposition, whose absence was not explained. Ruth Nankabirwa, the Government chief whip laid the wreath on behalf of the Leader of Opposition Winnie Kiiza, while Chris Baryomunsi the State for Housing laid the wreath on behalf of Secretary-General Forum for Democratic Change Nandala Mafabi.
11:46
11:46

Nkumba Ladies Lose Points Over Failed Hepatitis B Vaccination nkumba university 1

Nkumba Lady Marines have succumbed to a 1-0 loss in the best-of-three National Basketball League playoffs, after their opponents A1 Challenge was given a walk-over.
14:37
14:37

Kaberamaido Stuck with 50,000 Doses of Hepatitis B Vaccine ministry of health

Kaberamaido district is stuck with a total of 50,000 doses of Hepatitis B vaccine. The doses are part of the 130,000 doses of vaccine sent to the district by the Ministry of Health in 2016 to vaccinate people against the viral infection. The unspent 50,000 doses can still provide three doses to about 15,000 people.
14:23
14:23

The Agony of Living With Hepatitis B 4 1

Kabgambe shares his experience as a person Living with Hepatitis B in Uganda.
16:52
16:52

Govt to Provide Free Drugs for Hepatitis B ministry of health 2

The Ministry of Health has announced that it will start procuring the appropriate medicine for hepatitis B infected people in Uganda. The ministry estimates 3.5 million Ugandans to be living with hepatitis B.
06:54
06:54

Health Ministry: Issuance Of Fake HIV Results On Rise hiv/aids 3 1 Top story

Dr. Allan Muruta, the Assistant Commissioner National Disease Control in the Health Ministry, says the issuance of fake HIV results seems to be increasing.
08:01
08:01

Hepatitis B Vaccines Expire in Moroto 1 1

Moroto district health officer, Dr Abubaker Lubega, may be in trouble after the Hepatitis B vaccines worth 900 million shillings expired in the stores. Information obtained by URN indicates that 18,000 doses of Hepatitis B vaccines were exposed to high temperatures leading to their expiry.
17:01
17:01

Viral Load Test For Hepatitis B Now in Uganda ministry of health 1 1 Top story

The country with over 3.5 million people living with hepatitis B virus has been lacking machines for testing viral load.
14:05
14:05

Medics Cautioned Against Stealing Hepatitis B Vaccines vaccination 2 1

The biggest complaints are coming from Lango and districts in Acholi where government has intensified efforts to vaccinate adults against hepatitis B. Complaints are also coming from Sembabule district where those seeking to be vaccinated were asked to pay 30,000 Shillings per shot. One needs three shots of the vaccine to be protected against the virus.
10:26
10:26

Kitgum Starts Mass Hepatitis B Vaccination 2 1

The district has a prevalence rate of 20 percent, twice the national rate estimated at 10 percent. The exercise targets at least 95,000 people from Kitgum and the neighbouring districts of Lamwo, Agago and Pader among others.
10:31
10:31

Delayed Surveys Hindering Hepatitis B Fight In Bunyoro hepatitis b virus

The districts in Bunyoro sub region are yet to conduct surveys for the deadly Hepatitis B virus that is a growing threat to the lives of Ugandans.
12:44
12:44

Hepatitis B Worries UPDF Recruitment Team In Hoima 3

At least six people missed being recruited into the army at Hoima recruitment centre after testing positive to Hepatitis B virus.
19:07
19:07

Health Ministry On the Spot Over Hepatitis B Management hepatitis b vaccine 2

The verification exercise by the Ministry of Finance in April 2016 indicates that the Health ministry failed to procure anti-retroviral drugs for treatment of people who have tested positive with the virus, estimated at 3.5 million.
15:02
15:02

Gulu Probes Sale of Hepatitis B Vaccines 4

The auditors have been in the field for the last one week and are expected to visit all private but not-for-profit facilities that received the vaccines. It is alleged they sold the drugs to clients between 30,000 and 75,000 Uganda shillings.
14:51
14:51

Govt Procures Hepatitis B Drugs Worth UGX 13B ministry of health

Daniel Kimosho, the National Medical Stores NMS Public Relations Manager, says the last batch of Hepatitis B drugs worth three billion shillings was purchased late last month.
13:26
13:26

Kasese District Runs Out Of Hepatitis B Vaccines kagando hospital

Kasese district health department has run out of the hepatitis B vaccines and also has no vaccination center.
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