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15:47
15:47

Health Minister Disowns Israeli Firm’s Cannabis Farm Plans minister of health

The deal involves a Tel Aviv Stock Exchange-listed firm Together Pharma Limited, which produces and exports medical cannabis around the world. The firm is working with a Ugandan company; Industrial Hemp Uganda Limited, which is linked to former Bunyaruguru County MP Benjamin Cadet.
19:55
19:55

Pneumonia Threatens Lives in Karamoja minister of health 1

UN Agency for children, UNICEF report for December 2017 indicates that 16 of deaths among children 52 children die every day due to pneumonia. At Matany Hospital, one of the leading health service providers in Karamoja, pneumonia is the number one killer with 18 deaths, as for June 2018.
17:38
17:38

Limited Capacity Hinders Leprosy Diagnosis in Moroto minister of health 1 1

Fontiano Korobe, the TB and Leprosy supervisor in Moroto district, says that since body contact with an infected person is the common cause of transmission, practices like communal sleeping could expose many in the district.
16:11
16:11

Cholera Kills 2 in Amudat amudat hospital 1

Amudat district has only 17.5 percent pit latrine coverage with safe water coverage at only 47 percent. The district was last hit by cholera in 2010.
19:21
19:21

Food Security Project Boosts Nutrition Awareness In Kabarole severe malnutrition 1 2

A food security project has helped create nutrition awareness in Kabarole district. In 2015, the district benefited from the Uganda Multisectoral Food Security and Nutrition Project. The major objective of the project is to address the problem of malnutrition in school-going children and women of child-bearing age.
13:17
13:17

Expectant Mothers Tussle for Space at Kagadi Hospital minister of health 1 2

Principal Senior Nursing Officer Specioza Nabukeera says that the available space and beds in the facility are not enough to cater for the needs of the expectant mothers, new born babies and patients with pregnancy related complications.
12:11
12:11

Bukedea Residents Demand for General Hospital bukedea district

Gerald Olupot, a resident of Kidongole Sub County, says elevating the health Center IV to a district hospital will save residents the trouble of trekking long distances in search of better medial services.
17:56
17:56

Mother-to-Child HIV Prevention Faces Hurdles In Ntoroko minister of health 1

Inadequate supply of option B plus medication and shortage of medical workers is affecting the implementation of the Prevention of Mother to Child HIV Transmission PMTCT programme in Ntoroko district.
13:30
13:30

US Ambassador: Corruption Hampering HIV/AIDS Fight deborah malac 2

According to Malac, there is need to address the systematic issues like theft of HIV/AIDS drug, outages and misappropriation of funds that is hampering the fight against HIV/Aids.
14:37
14:37

Renovation of Nakaseke Hospital Stalls for 27 years. world bank 2 1 Top story

Nakaseke Hospital is where Generals Elly Tumwine and Salim Saleh had crucial life saving operations during the Bush War. Built in the 1960\'s, the hospital was vandalized by NRA fighters between 1981-1986. Other hospital facilities were looted during the insurgency leaving it in a sorry state.
07:56
07:56

MOH Officials Grilled Over Recruitment Of Health Workers health centres 4

The Ministry of Health officials were on Thursday put on the spotlight to explain what happened to 3 billion shillings meant for recruitment of Doctors and critical health workers. Appearing before the health committee, state minister for health Dr Elioda Tumwesigye stated that they needed 1.9 billion shillings to carry out a second phase of recruitment exercise to fill over 20,000 vacancies.
11:13
11:13

Delays in Seeking Care to Blame for Maternal and Infant Deaths maternal deaths 3

The Minsiter of Health Dr. Christine Ondoa says that in addition to complications related to maternal health, lack of sufficient and functioning equipments further puts the life of mothers and infants at risk.
16:23
16:23

Patients Abandon Health Center over Mistreatment minister of health

Lugo Health Center III receives 3 million shillings from the health ministry after every three months to offer affordable health services to community members
13:12
13:12

Sub County Officials in Trouble Over Bicycles minister of health

Sulaiman Kasozi, the Nakasongola Chief Administrative Officer says that ministry of health disbursed 300 bicycles to early this year for distribution to VTHs
07:29
07:29

Women Besiege Ministry of Health Director over Maternal Deaths minister of health

Over 100 women on Monday besieged the director general for medical services in the ministry of health, Dr Jane Achieng, who was the guest of honor at the national safe motherhood day in Luweero district.
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