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18:18
18:18

Three Health Workers in Kamuli Interdicted over Alleged Extortion woman

The three were interdicted after soliciting a bribe of 600,000 Shillings from a cervical cancer patient whose names have been withheld before agreeing to carry out surgery.
11:44
11:44

Type 2 Diabetic Patients to Run Short of Drugs By 2030 -Study obesity

Findings from a new study estimate that patients suffering from type 2 diabetes will by 2030 not have access to insulin
11:51
11:51

Antimicrobial Resistance Deaths Could Surpass Cancer Fatalities- Experts treatment 2

Antimicrobials are drugs which prevent and treat parasitic, bacterial, viral and fungal infections. However, although the medicines are very useful in fighting off infections, they are becoming less effective due to over-prescribing by physicians, veterinarians, dentists and their misuse by farmers and agronomists.
10:39
10:39

Demand for Flu Vaccines on the Increase health center 3

Otoori explains that the shots are taken on annual basis because every year, a new vaccine is manufactured depending on the new strains of flu that might be affecting people during a certain part of the year.
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Museveni's Lango Political Adviser Dead president museveni 1 Top story

His son, Emmanuel Brown Ocen, a pharmacist at Lira Medical Centre has confirmed Ogwangs death, saying he has been battling diabetes, hypertension and cancer.
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18:49

Fort Portal Municipality Mourns Former Mayor home 2 1

The Fort Portal Mayor, Rev Willy Kintu Muhanga, says the deceased will be remembered for a number of projects that led to the transformation of the municipality.
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Health Experts Warn Against Excessive Use of Energy Drinks diabetes 2 1 Top story

Dr. Emmanuel Sekasanvu, nephrologist says that while energy drinks do not directly lead to acute kidney failure, they are a secondary cause of the condition due to the high amounts of sugar they contain.
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Diabetic Children Appeal for Insulin Provision cost of insulin 3 1

Kassim Maganda, a young adult, admitted in ward four at Jinja Regional Referral Hospital, was diagnosed with diabetes, six years ago. When you look at him, you could think that he is aged 12. His growth stunted because of diabetes.
17:02
17:02

Diabetes Patients Petition over Drug Stock Outs cost of insulin 4 1

The patients want government to provide vital drugs like insulin in public health facilities in order to enable them have timely interventions whenever they need them. Insulin is the first line treatment often used to treat patients with type-one diabetes, usually diagnosed in children and young adults.
13:27
13:27

WHO Calls for Global Action on Diabetes 1

In its first global report on diabetes released today, WHO calls for the expansion of health-promoting environments to reduce diabetes risk factors, like physical inactivity and unhealthy diets. It also recommends strengthening national capacities to help people with diabetes receive the treatment and care they need to manage their conditions.
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MOH Boosts Fight Against Non-Communicable Diseases high blood pressure 3 1 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.
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Hypertension, Obesity and Diabetes the next Threat to Public Health

Speaking in Geneva on Monday, Dr Chan said public health long geared towards the prevention and control of infectious diseases, needs to pay greater attention to chronic noncommunicable diseases.
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Diabetic Patients Struggle To Access Treatment diabetes 1

Diabetic patients in Rwenzori region are finding it difficult to access treatment.
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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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