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Will Uganda legalise growth of marijuana?...

Sources revealed that a number of high-profile meetings have been going on recently, involving multiple government agencies led by the health ministry,...

Can diet help cancer treatment?

A study in mice offers clues that combining drugs with diet can help in cancer treatment.

Council issues guidelines on foreign trained...

A two-part oral and clinical exam, aimed at checking competency, are mandatory for doctors who study abroad.

Gov't told to fund for research

Prof. Nelson Sewankamb said most of the research that is done in Uganda is not funded by internal sources

C-section '50 times more deadly' for women...

"Improvement of C-section surgical outcomes could substantially improve both maternal and neonatal mortality,"

Heart attack: 'Death more likely for women...

Researchers at Harvard University found a "stark" difference in survival according to whether the patient's and doctor's gender matched.

'Exercise boosts survival after heart attack'...

The team collected data on heart attack patients, and their physical activity levels as reported six to 10 weeks or 12 months after the event.

Innovations to improve health outcomes lauded...

Prof. Elly Katabira, The UAHII Board co-chair said over 22,000 people and 7,000 health workers across 10 districts of Uganda had been reached since its...

Limited funding forcing more researchers...

Gibson Kibike a professor of medicine said there is a need to mentor more young scientists in the region.

'1 in 9 people infected after gut surgery'...

Overuse of antibiotics, especially in poor countries, is thought to be an important factor in post-operative infections.

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Kawempe neonatal ICU gets new equipment

Kawempe neonatal ICU gets new equipment

The health minister, Dr Ruth Aceng, urged health workers to use the new facilities to save the newborns.