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Cigarette smoke damages mental health

For decades, it had been known that smoking causes lung cancer, heart disease, low birth weight and high blood pressure, among others. However, it has...

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UVRI boosts veterinary college with lab equipment...

Under the MUII programme, a laboratory has been refurbished to help students and the faculty to carry out research on the diseases, which are common among...

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Govt to build centres for infectious diseases...

Dr. Olaro said the construction of permanent isolated centres will begin with Entebbe, Bwera and Mulago before moving across the country.

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Government to introduce immunisation fund...

The objective of the Fund is to purchase vaccines and related supplies cold chains and funding of immunization outreach activities.

Amuria district leaders demand for a district...

Patients mainly rely on the Amuria Health center IV, which is usually overcrowded with patients from neighboring districts of Karamoja.

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Butambala schools get facilities

According to Harriet Byekwaso, the Caritas project coordinator, girls always suffer to look for clean toilets during their monthly periods.

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New health training curricula unveiled

On Tuesday, the ministry of education unveiled a revised health training curricula for public and general health nursing, pharmacy, Anesthesia and medical...

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Medical interns resume work

Towards the end of last month, intern health workers went on strike due to lack of transport, food and housing allowances.

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Parental diet before conception affects child's...

The findings, reported in The Lancet, a leading medical journal, should heighten awareness of "preconception risk factors," the researchers said.

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Medics protest gov’t proposal to recruit...

According to a statement to the parliamentary committee on health signed by the Association’s chairperson, Dr Ekwaro Obuku, ‘the current conditions in...


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Expectant mothers warned against...

The warning was given by specialists from St. John Ambulance Uganda during a health camp at Mutembe Landing Site, Nyenga sub-county in Buikwe district.