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13:43
13:43

Ministry of Health to Role out First Batch of Community Health Workers 2

Health Minister Dr. Jane Ruth Aceng says despite failed attempts to roll them out previously, they are still the highest ranking option when it comes to sensitization of the population about diseases that can be easily prevented and yet still claim thousands of lives.
15:58
15:58

Hospitals Stuck with Unutilised Equipment due to Lack of Disposal Facility Ministry of Health 2

Dr. Johnes Obungoloch, a Biomedical engineer and deputy dean of the Faculty of Applied Science and Technology at Mbarara University of Science and Technology (MUST) said the Atomic Energy Council in the Ministry of Energy can’t do anything currently even as its responsible for dealing with radioactive devices such as the X ray and CT equipment.
19:08
19:08

Minister Calls for Renewed Sensitization on Toilet Use latrine coverage 2

Health Minister Jane Ruth Aceng says previous surveys have shown pit latrine coverage to be higher, they were using parameters that don’t meet the requirements by the World Health Organization for one to be deemed an appropriate latrine.
19:32
19:32

Only Museveni Can Unlock Health Insurance Standoff - Dr. Runumi Ministry of Health 4 1 Top story

He says the ministry of health had by 2015 collected evidence for introduction of health insurance but the efforts were frustrated by politicians.
10:46
10:46

MOH embarks on Using Peers to Lure Colleagues to Adhere to HIV Treatment Ministry of Health 2

The new model currently being piloted in nine districts, Dr. Teddy Chimulwa, the National Programme Officer, Adolescent Care and Treatment at the Ministry of Health says was copied from Zimbabwe where adolescents like in Uganda were testing positive for HIV but were not seeking treatment and those that were seeking treatment were skipping their doses and they therefore resolved to start using adolescents to lure colleagues into treatment and it yielded good results.
18:41
18:41

Health Ministry Launches Quadtrupple Rapid Diagnostic Test Kits Ministry of Health 4 1

The test kits that are manufactured by Abbott Laboratories can test for Malaria, HIV, Syphilis, Hepatitis B and C concurrently.
15:00
15:00

Medical Records Professionals Threaten to Strike Over Salaries Ministry of Health 1

The records officers are bitter over what they describe as discrimination in the health sector. They complain that while their colleagues in hospitals have received salary enhancements, records officers have been left out. David Asimwe Sega, the President UMRHIPA, says that they have been left with no option other than resorting to the ‘obvious’ ways to demand for their rights.
17:32
17:32

Dr. Ben Watmon to Head Moroto Regional Referral Hospital Ministry of Health 1 Top story

“Dr. Ogwang has been caretaking the hospital but the substantive Hospital Director has been appointed. He embarks on his duties in the hospital as earlier indicated before he was given responsibility of caretaking the hospital”, he said on phone.
07:28
07:28

Kawempe, Mulago Hospitals to Continue Measles-Rubella Vaccination Ministry of Health 1 1

According to the health ministry, the vaccination posts are needed to offer services to parents who did not take their children for vaccination during the six day campaign
07:25
07:25

Vaccine-Derived Polio Virus Remains an Emergency for Africa-WHO Ministry of Health 2 1

Dr Annet Kisakye, the Immunization Focal Person with the World Health Organisation (WHO) says that Vaccine derived Polio is a danger for a country like Uganda, because of cases that have been recorded in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Zambia and Ghana.
07:01
07:01

Uganda Tasked to Remain Vigilant to Eradicate Polio Ministry of Health 3 1

On Thursday, an independent commission of experts announced that wild poliovirus type 3 has been eradicated across the world. The announcement represents a historic achievement for humanity following the eradication of smallpox and wild poliovirus type 2.
19:25
19:25

Ministry of Health Surpasses Measles-Rubella Immunization Target 3 1

While the ministry had planned to vaccinate 18 million children,the number surpassed to 20 million.
13:05
13:05

Minister Opendi Directs Regional Referral Hospitals To Install Cameras Ministry of Health 3

She says that the corruptions cases reported at public hospitals scare away patients especially expectant mothers and end up in the hands of unqualified practitioners and traditional birth attendants which she says fruscontrates governments move of reducing mortality rates in the country.
12:20
12:20

Uganda Becoming Global Hub for Health Research - Experts Makerere University 5

Dr. Charles Batte a Makerere University College of Health Sciences based Health Economist says the country has gained clout because of previous success in fighting HIV/AIDS, guinea worm and coverage of immunization that to date remain a challenge to a lot of countries in Africa.
07:52
07:52

Minister Tasks Masaka Hospital Board to Investigate Encroachment On Land Ministry of Health 2 1

More than 250 squatters have encroached on the 47 acres of the hospital land. The encroachment has affected the hospital's plans for expansion and the construction of a regional Heart Institute in the area.
19:33
19:33

Gov’t to Sanction Schools for Sabotaging Measles-Rubella Immunization Ministry of Health 2 1

According to the Education Ministry, all teachers who were involved in undermining the jut concluded immunization campaign will be disciplined
16:03
16:03

Health Ministry Establishes Measles-Rubella Immunization Post in Mulago Hospital Ministry of Health

According to Emmanuel Ainebyoona, the Ministry of Health spokesperson, even after the extension ended on Tuesday, they are still receiving calls from parents especially from Wakiso, Mukono and Kampala who say that they missed out on the exercise.
17:51
17:51

Kotido District Surpasses Measles-Rubella Immunization Target Ministry of Health 2

Health officials in the area say that more than 2000 children were immunised in the district, against a target of 87,421 children.
16:11
16:11

Pictorial: How Floods Disrupted Measles-Rubella Immunization in Moroto moroto district

ur reporter in Karamoja says that several other rivers from the mountain slopes flooded disrupting the exercise, especially in Tapac sub-county on the slopes of Mt. Moroto, the home of the Tepeth community.
07:46
07:46

Parental Consent Not Needed for Immunization-MOH Ministry of Health 3 1

Dr Alfred Driwale, the Programme Manager of the Uganda Expanded Programme on Immunization-UNEPI explains that while the immunization act gives parents the responsibility to take their children for immunization between the ages of 0-5 years, they have no responsibility when it comes to national exercises.
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