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17:53
17:53

70- Year-Old Woman Dies in Police Custody deceased

Fatinah Kigenyi, a resident of Kabi Zone in Buwenge Town Council, Jinja District was arrested by police over allegations of trespass on Wednesday morning. However, on arrival at the police station, she collapsed and died a few minutes later.
22:27
22:27

A Quarter of Ugandan Adults Suffer from Hypertension-Study Richard Idro 2

Dr. Richard Idro, the president Uganda Medical Association, says the number of younger people between 20 and 30 years of age with hypertension is multiplying yet most of them are not aware of the condition.
20:01
20:01

Kadaga Wants Mandatory Physical Exercise in Schools district 1 3

Speaking at the celebrations of the World Heart Day in Jinja district on Friday, Kadaga says that, some schools have limited space where pupils can hardly carry out physical exercises which has left them lazy and prone to heart diseases.
15:44
15:44

Health Minister Roots for Mandatory Blood Pressure Testing high blood pressure 1

Aceng suggests that everyone who goes to access medical services from the facilities must be tested to ascertain whether or not they are suffering from hypertension.
19:40
19:40

Uganda Heart Institute to Halve Cost of Hypertension Treatment rwanda 1 4

Now Ugandans will be able to procure medication to treat and control high and low blood pressure at less than 3,800 Shillings a month. Novartis will provide drugs like Amlodipine, Flutamide and Hydrochlorothiazide, which are used to treat and control low and high blood pressure.
11:56
11:56

Consumption of Sexual Enhancement Pills Common –Pharmacists kampala 1 3 Top story

Most pharmacists and medical practitioners interviewed by URN pointed to the huge demand for the supplements especially from men. The pills are openly displayed and are either sold as a full dose or as per ones need.
16:11
16:11

MOH Boosts Fight Against Non-Communicable Diseases high blood pressure 1 3 Top story

The Ministry of Health has distributed equipment worth 138 million Shillings to at least 40 health facilities and all regional referral hospitals countrywide to ease screening of non-communicable diseases.
10:16
10:16

Gulu CAO Julius Peter Odongkara Dead lifestyle diseases Top story

Gulu Chief Administration officer, Julius Peter Odongkara has died today morning from Kampala International Hospital, the district chairperson Martin Ojara Mapenduzi has announced.
10:27
10:27

High Blood Pressure Emerging Silent Killer in Uganda lifestyle diseases 3

High blood pressure has been singled out as a silent killer, and the public urged to make regular medical checkups to help reduce its occurrence and that of other non communicable diseases.
11:53
11:53

High Blood Pressure, Diabetes Common Among Younger Ugandans 1

Younger Ugandans are being diagnosed with high blood pressure, diabetes and other lifestyle diseases, also referred to as non-communicable or non-infectious diseases.
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