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16:03
16:03

Soroti Hospital Struggling to Operate Neonatal Unit pediatric ward 1 1

The unit operates in a tiny room within the paediatric ward. The room has three baby warmers, three infants’ beds and an incubator.
15:36
15:36

NMS to Commission System to Track Down Drug Thieves in July Ministry of Health 3

Once it starts one will just need to click onto the portal to establish at what level their order is and that facilities will be able to know at the time of ordering what drugs are available at the stores, those that are limited in stock and alternatives for the drugs that are out of stock. One will also be able to tell, when a facility last ordered, when they got the refills and the intervals with which they are leaving the facilities.
12:17
12:17

Pictorial; Health Ministry Bids Farewell to Ambassador Malac Ministry of Health

In an event held on Tuesday evening, Ambassador Malac was thanked for her involvement in the awareness efforts to keep Ebola away from Uganda when it continues killing thousands in the Neighboring DR Congo. The event was attended by heads of health bodies and staff of the Ministry of Health.
11:32
11:32

Malac Urges Uganda to Focus on Neglected Diseases as She Bows Out Ministry of Health 2 1

Malac says that the same approach used to tackle diseases like Ebola and HIV can be used to save people from unnecessary death with the least funds possible.
14:23
14:23

Uganda to Get USD 600m in New Global Fund Grant Ministry of Health

According to Health Minister Dr Jane Ruth Aceng, this additional funding that will be reflected in the final budget call circular for the FY 2020/21 budget is meant to give the sector a boost since the country’s revenue collection is not enough to cater for all the health needs.
19:19
19:19

HIV Criminalization Law Abused - Activists Ministry of Health 4

According to Immaculate Owomugisha, a human rights lawyer, the number of people being accused of spreading the virus started increasing as soon as the debate on the controversial law started in Parliament.
18:37
18:37

280 People Died of Malaria in December- Ministry of Health Report

The report, malaria situation update also shows that by January 7th 2020, 280 malaria deaths had been recorded by the surveillance team being reported at health facilities since the beginning of December.
18:08
18:08

Nabbanja Shows up With family, Village mates at Handover Ceremony Ministry of Health 3 3 Top story

The entourage comprised among others Nabbanja’s daughter, mother, sister, brothers, neighbor, village priest, LC 1 chairman, catechist, childhood friend and a nurse from a health center in her constituency. The newly appointed minister took time to introduce each member of her team.
15:15
15:15

Health Ministry Budget Hasn’t Been Cut-Minister Aceng press conference 2

Aceng noted that she isn’t aware of any budget cuts since they have just received the first budget call circular from government, which isn’t conclusive because it doesn’t contain external funding and other sources like loans.
19:21
19:21

Uptake of Annual Health Checks Still Low -Specialists Ministry of Health 5

In an interview with Uganda Radio Network this morning, Dr. Paul Kasenene, a specialist in nutritional, lifestyle and functional medicine said there is still a limited range of things that can be tested for in many health facilities.
18:09
18:09

Kawempe Hospital Hires Six Anesthesiologists Ministry of Health

According to the hospital Director, Dr. Nehemiah Katusiime, the contracts of the new officials started on January 1st and that this brings the total number of anesthesiologists at the facility to ten.
10:58
10:58

More Funding Needed to Control Measles Epidemic in DRC- WHO Ministry of Health 1

So far, USD 27.6 million has been mobilized and used to vaccinate more than 18 million children under 5 years in DRC. However, in some areas, routine vaccination coverage remains low and 25 per cent of the reported measles cases come from such areas. Previous immunization campaigns have been targeting children under the age of five who are most affected by the disease.
15:16
15:16

Rubella's Double Jeopardy; a Mothers Pain of Raising Deaf-Blind Children Ministry of Health 1 3

Rubella, also known as German measles, is a contagious disease caused by a virus. Its symptoms include; fevers, sore throat and a rash that starts from the head and spreads to other parts of the body. It is estimated that the disease is the leading cause of deaf-blindness.
11:28
11:28

Health Ministry to Prioritize Funding to Tackle Disease Outbreaks WHO 1 2

Dr Jane Ruth Aceng, the Minister of Health, says that the ministry will focus on re-enforcing their surveillance system at all levels.
13:43
13:43

Additional Tests Required for Imported Drugs-Uganda Pharmacuetical Society Ministry of Health 1 1

Samuel Opio, the President of the Pharmaceutical Society of Uganda says that while drug recalls are common, NDA is mandated to make sure that all the products that end up on the market are safe.
11:33
11:33

Results Rule Out Measles/Rubella Vaccine as the Cause of Death for 5-year-old WHO 2 1

The five-year-old boy was among millions of children who were immunized with the Measles and Rubella joint vaccine that has since been introduced into the country’s immunization schedule. But he, and his siblings developed a skin rash and red eyes, which, according to family members, was in reaction to the vaccine.
13:34
13:34

Health Ministry Deploys Emergency Health Service Providers in Kampala, Major High Ways Uganda Red Cross 1

Emma Ainebyoona, the Health Ministry Spokesperson, says 12 other ambulances have been deployed along highways with areas that are known for registering a lot of accidents like Masaka road being given two ambulances. Two other ambulances are stationed at Masaka and Buwama.
18:44
18:44

Over 30m Condoms Available For Christmas, Boxing Day- MoH festive season

Unlike the usual stock out during the festive season, Kibirige says they planned early this time to address the overwhelming demand on the two exciting days. The communication comes a month after the National Drug Authority (NDA) ordered Marie topes Uganda to recall more than 3 million Lifeguard condoms from the market.
07:57
07:57

DRC Ebola Cases Increase, Ugandans Urged to Take Caution Ebola in DRC 1 Top story

According to the World Health Organisation Ebola situational reports, the 55 cases mark an increase in the number of cases recorded compared to those in November, 2019. An average of seven Ebola cases were recorded in November in four Beni, Mabalako, Mandima and Oicha.
14:00
14:00

Health Workers Clueless in Providing Adolescent Specific Care Ministry of Health 3

The Ministry of Health came up with adolescent health policy guidelines and services standards in 2012 spelling out what a health facility should have in place to offer appropriate healthcare and what health workers should be armed with.
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