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Uganda begins trial of Ebola vaccine: health...

The trial of the MVA-BN vaccine developed by Johnson&Johnson is expected to last two years, Uganda's Medical Research Council (MRC) said.

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Building the ability of children with Down...

“We want a one-stop centre to have a specialized unit with all the required expertise to be able to handle all cases. We want the Government to understand...

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Adolescent health specialists want increased...

PrEP is a pill taken by people who are human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) negative but are at a very high risk of contracting HIV. The pill keeps the virus...

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Rotary launches cancer run in Koboko

A doctor at Arua regional referral hospital, Robert Candia noted that the prevalence of non-communicable diseases is increasing.

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UNRA offers medical services to communities...

A health worker from Naguru Teenage Centre Evelyn Agineg said STDS are top on the list of diseases that they have been treating since 2015 when the project...

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WHO declares Uganda Ebola-free

According to the International Health Regulations (IHR) 2005, Movements of people from one place to another within the country and between countries are...

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Are your eyes safe?

Dr. Febin Keloth Moidu, the ophthalmologist at Dr.Agarwal’s hospital, says one should read and write under good lighting conditions.

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Mass vaccination against measles, rubella...

Measles is highly contagious. It spreads through the air and infects the respiratory tract, potentially killing malnourished children or babies who are...

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Youth want specialised hospitals for victims...

Excerpts from the 2016 Annual Crime and Road Safety report indicate that 40,258 cases of VAWG related offences were investigated in 2016, compared to 38,651...

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Keeping girls in school: Experts want bottlenecks...

A report from Menstrual Management Uganda shows that girls miss 10% of their school days due to issues related to menstruation. Besides feeling sick during,...

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Fighting human trafficking in Uganda...

It explains why in 2000 the United National General Assembly adopted a Palermo Protocol that allows each country to fight the various forms of trafficking in their country.