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14:37
14:37

Baylor Uganda Boosts Epidemics Surveillance In Kasese 2 3

Baylor has also donated a temporary shelter to host the screening services at Mpondwe border point following the destruction of the old facility when a spirit truck burst into flames in February.
21:15
21:15

Minister Roots for Compulsory Antenatal Care Policy marternal deaths 3 2

The World Health Organisation recommends that pregnant women should have their first contact with skilled medical personnel in the first 12 weeks gestation, with subsequent contacts taking place at 20, 26, 30, 34, 36, 38 and 40 weeks gestation.
07:29
07:29

Bundibugyo Gets Multi Million Shillings Laboratory bundibugyo hospital 1 2

Dr. Kiyita also says that they have been operating in a very small room to screen samples from patients leading to endless delays in the release of the patients results.
06:47
06:47

Low HIV Viral Load Suppression Worries Medics baylor uganda 2

According to medics, when there are less than 50 copies of HIVs genetic material per millilitre of blood, a persons viral load is said to be undetectable. This means the virus has been suppressed to a level where a person can live a healthy life and is much less likely to transmit the virus.
14:54
14:54

CDC Donates UGX 1.2b to Health Facilities in Rwenzori dr. richard mugahi 1 2

The money from the Centre for Disease Control-CDC through Baylor Uganda will be given to 142 health facilities in the seven districts including Kabarole, Kasese, Ntoroko, Bundibugyo, Kamwenge, Kyenjojo and Kyegegwa. Twenty-two community based organisations CBOs in the region were also given 550 million Shillings for HIV/AIDS treatment and management.
12:04
12:04

Kapelebyong Health Centre Gets UGX 500M Laboratory baylor uganda 1

The health facility received a new laboratory structure and assorted laboratory equipment and machines including refrigeration, and hepatitis B testing machines among others. The laboratory has been equipped with solar power to ease operation of the machines. The unit that receives over 200 patients daily has been grappling with shortages of laboratory equipment and inadequate medical structures.
07:59
07:59

US Ambassador Tasks Govt to Contain Teenage Pregnancies teenage pregnancy 1

The United States Ambassador to Uganda Deborah Malac has asked the government to do more to reduce on the high number of teenage pregnancies.
07:38
07:38

New Strategy to Ease Access to ARVs Launched in Rwenzori hiv/aids 2

The health facility community framework strategy launched in Fort Portal on Tuesday aims at enabling people living with HIV in the community to access treatment without any hindrances.
17:18
17:18

Incentives to Health Workers Boost Maternal Health Services baylor uganda 2

The incentives follow persistent complaints against health workers, some of whom would report to work as late as 11am, while others would not show up throughout the day leaving patients especially pregnant women stranded at various health facilities.
14:51
14:51

Kyegegwa Motorcycle Ambulances Remain Grounded baylor uganda 2

Each Health Centre III in Kyegegwa district received one motorbike ambulance. Others were stationed at the Sub County headquarters to transport patients to health facilities. However, the ambulances are grounded even as people continue to face difficulty.
09:22
09:22

Health Facility Stuck with Medical Equipment Citing Lack of Space baylor uganda 1

Faith Kamuhanda, a resident of Kibito trading center says that she was turned away due to congestion in the maternity ward. She explains that she was forced to travel to Fort Portal referral hospital.
17:06
17:06

Health Centers on the Spot for Messing Up Maternal Health Project richard obet 1

The Saving Mothers Giving Life campaign was introduced in 2011 with the aim of accelerating the reduction of avoidable maternal deaths by 50%.
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