Ebola: WHO steps up support to Uganda as candidate vaccines start arriving next week

Kampala – The World Health Organization (WHO) is boosting efforts to support Uganda government-led response against…

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Revolutionizing health sector as Regional Referral Hospitals get CT scans

Kampala-The ministry of health has announced the arrival of Computed Tomography (CT) Scanners for Regional Referral…

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Get off the couch, take a walk – WHO says as chronic illnesses rise

Kampala-The World Health Organization (WHO) has warned that almost 500 million people will develop heart disease,…

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NDA cautions public against unauthorized Chinese contraceptive pill on market

Kampala-The National Drug Authority (NDA) has warned Ugandans to desist from unauthorized Chinese contraceptive pill that…

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Ebola claims 4th health worker as death toll rises to 10

Kabarole-Margret Nabisubi, an anesthetic officer has succumbed to Ebola, the ministry of health announced on Wednesday…

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Ebola outbreak: Four recoveries registered, more expected

Kampala-Four Ebola patients have been discharged from hospital after recovering from the deadly disease, the ministry…

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Gov’t launches national guidelines on healthy ageing

Nebbi-The government has unveiled the National Guidelines on Healthy Ageing, a framework for providing care and…

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Ebola outbreak: Minister Aceng confirms case in Kagadi

Kasanda – The Minister of Health Dr. Jane Aceng has confirmed an Ebola case in Kagadi…

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Why you need a Tetanus vaccine booster shot

Kampala– There has been a social media campaign about a nine-year-old boy Umar Muwonge whose family struggles…

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Increasing malaria prevalence worries Lira medics

Lira-Medical personnel in Lira district and city are worried over the increasing prevalence of malaria, which…

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Girls may start menstruation at six years in future, doctors warn

Kampala – 35-year-old Anne Tumwesigye was shocked when her eight year old ran to her in…

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UNFPA donates ambulances, IT equipment to MOH to support SRH interventions

Kampala -The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), with funding from the Embassy of Japan in Uganda…

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7 arrested for counterfeiting vet drugs, agrochemicals

Lyantonde-National Drug Authority (NDA), working with police, has arrested seven people in Lyantonde and Lukaya for…

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No child will be vaccinated against covid19 without parents’ consent- gov’t

Kampala-The ministry of health has refuted media reports that it plans to vaccinate children aged 12-17…

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Ugandans urged to report suspected monkeypox cases

Kampala-Uganda has heightened surveillance following the outbreak of Monkey Pox disease in neighboring countries. According to…

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