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14:42
14:42

Salary Enhancement for Gov't Health Workers Hurting Us-Private Health Providers 5

Grace Kiwanuka Ssali, the Executive Director of Uganda Healthcare Federation, the umbrella body for private healthcare providers told URN in an interview they have received complaints from several members about their specialists leaving due to low pay.
11:59
11:59

One in Eight People Living with Obesity-Study

The study also shows that even though the rates of undernutrition have dropped, it is still a public health challenge in many places, particularly in South-East Asia and sub-Saharan Africa.
14:52
14:52

Complications Arising from Teenage Pregnancies Chocking Hospitals-MOH fistula 3

According to Dr Richard Mugahi, the Commissioner in charge of Reproductive and Infant Health VVF can only be corrected by surgery, a service that is not found everywhere across the country. They have now resolved to do repairs on an outreach basis, leaving mothers to stay in this often stigmatizing situation for a long time.
14:47
14:47

UMA Opts to Export Doctors 3

Speaking to URN in an interview on Thursday, Dr Herbert Luswata the UMA president said the decision to send colleagues to the neighboring Rwanda and the United Kingdom comes amidst concerns that many of them remain unemployed and a futile push to government to have them recruited into public service.
19:56
19:56

Public Service Allows Hospitals To Recruit Critical Staff Ministry of Health

There is a ban on the recruitment of staff at all ministries, departments, agencies, and local governments but the Ministry says hospitals with wage surpluses should use the money to recruit critical staff .
12:02
12:02

Fewer Than One In Ten Children In Low-Income Countries Access Social Protection

This data shows that in low-income countries, less than one in ten children aged 15 and below have access to such benefits, representing a large disparity when compared with high income countries where the coverage is high. Comparably in terms of percentages, in Eastern and Southern Africa coverage has increased from 9.6 per cent to 12.3 per cent and yet in North America, coverage has increased from 78.1 per cent to 84.0 per cent. In Western Europe where coverage is highest, it has increased from 91.0 per cent to 93.2 per cent.
10:36
10:36

The U.S. Was the Biggest Donor to Uganda's Health Sector in 2023 3 1

The report shows that nearly 1.4 million Ugandans receive lifesaving ARVs through PEPFAR (more than 95 per cent of all HIV+ Ugandans) and over 1.2 million have achieved viral suppression that prevents the spreading of the virus.