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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.