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People Resort to Drinking Urine to Treat Snakebites - Researchers UWEC 3

This practice according to Dr. John Ddamulira, a researcher and lecturer at the school was found to be commonest among respondents in Kasese and Nakapiripirit districts where communities believe that drinking urine helps dilute the poison introduced by the snake.
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Gulu City Gets Low-Cost Sensors to Track Air Pollution Gulu City Council 1 6

Fidel Wabinyai Raja, a data scientist at AirQo Project told Uganda Radio Network Tuesday that the devices will help in relaying real-time data on air quality in the city.
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Museveni Returns Fisheries and Aquaculture Bill to Parliament Makerere University 1 2

The Bill which seeks to replace the Fish Act and regulate the exportation of fish products was passed on May 3, 2022, and sent to the President for assent. But the President returned it to Parliament suggesting a review on a number of areas.
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Researchers Cautioned Against Aiming for Publicity While Conducting Scientific Studies Makerere University 3

On average each year, the College of Health Sciences at Makerere produces over 500 journals but there are concerns about their impacts on the communities.
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Scientists Predict Rise in Severe Malaria Cases as Schools Reopen Makerere University 5

Dr Richard Idro, a Malaria Researcher based at Makerere University says that the recent upsurge of malaria in many parts of the country has also seen the disease shifting from affecting very young children aged below five years to school-going children.
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Prof Nawangwe Petitions Parliament to Increase Student Allowances Makerere University 1

Currently, each student in Public Universities and Tertiary Institutions gets an annual allocation of 936,000 Shillings, translating into a daily allocation of 4500 Shillings for each of the students. But according to Prof. Nawangwe, the rate was established two decades ago and does not correspond with the current cost of living in the country.
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Legal Expert Advises MPs how to Trim President's Powers and Check Impunity public resources. 1 3

Prof Oloka-Onyango advised that MPs should push for the Constitution amendment of the articles through the Constitutional Review Commission in order to check on the excessive powers of the President and address the impunity by appointing the Ministers.
09:11
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Drowning Kills Half of what Malaria Claims Annually -MOH Makerere University 4 1

Olaro who represented Health Minister Jane Ruth Aceng at the country’s inaugural event further said Lake Victoria records the highest number of incidents followed by Lake Albert where 90% of the people submerged actually drown.
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Scientists Highlight Need for Genetic Counselors Makerere University 4

The specialists who were releasing findings of a study in which they were assessing awareness of Genetics and Genomics Research and the ethical and social concerns associated with it, said that the country does not have a single genetic counselor and yet a lot of genetics-related work is going on from biobanking to basic tests such PCR for COVID-19.
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Makerere University Researchers Join Study to Find a Cure for HIV 1 2 Top story

Based at the Makerere University Walter Reed Project (MUWRP), the researchers are joining other scientists based in the US to explore whether a strategy dubbed Block, Lock and Excise can help them defeat the virus that has so far had no vaccine despite over 30 years of research.
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Mulago Bows to Pressure, Reopens Gate to Medical School Makerere University 5

Earlier, Prof. Nelson Sewankambo, who is a former dean of the Medical School had referred to the wall fence as the Berlin Wall put up to distort the kind of doctors being trained.
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Gov't Struggling to Pay Health Workers Through Digital Platforms Makerere University 3

Health officials in different parts of the country have complained of health workers especially members of the Voluntary Health Teams (VHTs) that participated in the door-to-door campaign are storming their officers and demanding their money.
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Makerere University to Conduct Physical Guild Elections 2 1

In a letter addressed to the Guild Electoral Commission on Thursday, Winfred Kabambuli, the Dean of Students gave a go-ahead to the commission to organize physical elections as resolved by the University Council.
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Makerere Fresh Graduates Struggle to Get Transcripts Makerere Universit 1 3

Mugenyi Yvonne, a graduate of Bachelor of Journalism and Communication noted that after visiting the registrar's office at the College of Humanities and Social Sciences, she has put a pose to her pursuit until next month.
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Prevalence of Burns among Slum Children Stands at 32%-New Study Makerere University

Although many caregivers offered first aid to burn patients, inadequate knowledge of proper care was noted as Principal Investigator Dr. David Musoke, a lecturer in the Department of Disease Control and Environmental Health reveals that home remedies such as aloe vera plant sap, flour, urine, sugar, burnt sack, and toothpaste were applied on the wound.
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Copy and Paste Medical School Curriculum Worries Experts Makerere University 4 1

Prof. Joel Okullo, the Chairman of the Uganda Medical and Dental Practitioners Council that regulates medical practice told scientists attending a symposium organized as part of the events to celebrate 100 years of Makerere University that medical school is using a cut and paste curriculum with little focus on public health.
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Top Medics Protest Fencing off Mulago Hospital From Medical School Makerere University 4

Referring to it as a Berlin wall, Prof. Nelson Sewankambo a Medical Researcher and former dean of the medical school said previously whoever would be the director of the hospital would also be the dean of the college because of the close links the two had in shaping the kind of doctors that were being trained.
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HURIPEC Engaging MPs to Trace COVID-19 Resources Makerere University 5 1

Dr Zahara Nampewo, the Executive Director of the Department highlighted that since the outbreak of the pandemic in March 2020, a total of USD 2,001 million (about 7. 458 billion Shillings) was committed by various Development Partners through Loans and Grants as support interventions for the control and management of the disease.
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Doctors Demand Financial Literacy Lessons for Scientists Appointed to Accounting Positions Makerere University 4

Dr. Samuel Oledo, the President of Uganda Medical Association (UMA) told URN in an interview that scientists don't get any financial literacy training, which makes it challenging for them to follow through and make proper accountability when assigned such roles.
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MPs Reflect on First Session of 11th Parliament Naguru-Nakawa land 1 5

The first session of the August House commenced on May 24th, 2021 under the late former Speaker of parliament, Jacob Oulanya L’Okori who succumbed to cancer on March 20th, 2022 after presiding over Parliament for only nine months.
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