Breaking

Archive

May 18 results
13:29
13:29

TB Fight in Wakiso Suffers Blow as Donor Slash Funds tuberculosis 2

Wakiso District Health authorities are projecting trouble in the fight against Tuberculosis as leading implementing partners are limiting their activities in addition to slashing funding.
08:00
08:00

Makerere Don Decries State Abdication of Health Service Provision government 4 3

Ssali, who is also a Global Public Health specialist, says Ugandan citizens have been turned into clients whose access to healthcare is determined by their own ability to pay, their location and socio-economic status.
16:39
16:39

Kalangala Medics Struggle to Treat TB tuberculosis 2 1

Prossy Namaganda, the in -charge of Bwendero Health Centre III, Mugoye Sub County says the laboratory facility in the area presents threats which are easily transmitted to the Laboratory Assistants and technicians handling the tuberculosis cases.
14:51
14:51

Fort Portal Gets HIV/AIDS Knowledge Center driver 3 1

The centre will offer free HIV testing and Anti-retroviral therapy treatment, counselling, peer education, safe male circumcision; psychosocial support services; information on HIV, Sexually Transmitted Diseases and Tuberculosis.
13:37
13:37

WHO Issues Ethics Guidance to Protect Rights of TB Patients tuberculosis 1

The guidelines released as countries commemorate World Tuberculosis day will help them to adhere to ethics standards to protect rights of all those affected.
17:12
17:12

Govt Seeks More Funds For TB Isolation Wards tuberculosis 1 2 Top story

Uganda is 16th out of the 22 high burden countries with the highest number of TB cases in the world. Statistics from the Ministry of Health indicate that about 4,000 people die annually from the disease.
07:36
07:36

MOH Moves to Combat Multi Drug Resistant TB microscope 2

Elioda says Government with support from the center for disease control CDC and Global Fund will by the end of this year purchase more 48 Gene Expert Machines in addition to the 74 currently deployed in over 30 districts.
08:28
08:28

MPs, Health Activists Rally for More Research for TB Drugs tuberculosis 4

Health rights activists and legislators have tasked government to plough financial support towards research on Tuberculosis to find a new drug to fast track the treatment of the disease.
07:40
07:40

Risk As TB Patients At Soroti Hospital Sleep In General Ward tuberculosis 2

Patients admitted in Soroti regional referral Hospital are sharing a Ward with those suffering from Tuberculosis (TB) rising the risk of spreading the disease.
16:35
16:35

Tuberculosis Patients Urged to Complete Dosage 2

The Minister of State for Primary Health Care, Opendi Ochieng Sarah has called upon the public to support Tuberculosis patients to complete treatment.
12:04
12:04

Masaka to Host National Tuberculosis Day Celebrations 1

Masaka District will host this year’s National Tuberculosis day celebrations.
05:29
05:29

Kabarole Health Centres Lacking TB Drugs tuberculosis 1

The lack of TB drugs at health centres has forced patients to travel long distances to Fort Portal referral hospital.
17:54
17:54

Expert: TB Funding Insufficient tuberculosis 3

The number of people suffering from Tuberculosis -TB in Mbale district is increasing with a total of 1, 034 new cases registered this year alone, according to Constance Mubuya, the District TB Focal Person. Dr Francis Adatu, National Tuberculosis and Leprosy Programmes Manager, says the Uganda government allocates only Shs 18 million for TB care and treatment in the country, which is not enough to cater for the of new cases.
18:04
18:04

200 Children Dying from Preventable TB Daily world tb day 1

The report states that children under 3-years of age and those with severe malnutrition or immune systems compromised by HIV and other diseases are at greatest risk of developing TB often transmitted by infected parents or care givers.
May 18 results