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12:08
12:08

Nakaseke District Introduces Guidelines On Hepatitis B Vaccination accreditation 3

John Kyeyune, the Kapeeka sub county LC V councilor, says a secondary school in his area recently hired a private health worker to conduct tests and vaccinate students against Hepatitis B but few month later two cases were detected at the school.
16:56
16:56

Health Insurance Bill Ready for Cabinet Discussion-Minister 2

Opendi said they hope this can be done in the first half of the 2019/2020 financial year to allow government to mobilise resources for drugs and increase funding to the National Medical Stores to avoid drug stock outs.
15:01
15:01

Medics Investigate Death of Two Children strange disease 2

Wilber Mugenyi, the Kiryanga Sub-County LC 3 chairpersons, says Natukunda died on Thursday Morning while bleeding from the nose and mouth, which caused tension among the area residents.
11:33
11:33

Bilharzia Cases Worry Kayunga Officials kayunga district 1 3

A person infected with Bilharzia develops swelling stomach, cough, headache, fever, vomits blood at advanced stages and if not timely treated, it results into death. It can affect body parts like nervous system, lungs and the brain.
18:12
18:12

Lira Hospital Struggles to Manage Pre-eclampsia Cases maternal mortality 3

The facility that receives about 100 expectant mothers on a daily basis for antenatal care, has only one blood pressure machine which is used to detect the condition.
14:31
14:31

Under Staffing Affecting Operations of Kakabara Health Centre III 1 3

The health centre is the only one facility in Kakabara Sub County serving a population from 37 villages and from neighbouring Sub Counties. It receives between 100 to 200 patients daily.
12:02
12:02

New Measures Launched to Strengthen Ebola Response Outbreak

The plan involves strengthening operational support to negotiate better access to communities; increase support for humanitarian coordination; and bolster preparedness and readiness planning for the Goma region, and in countries that share borders with the Democratic Republic of Congo.