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Fistula day commemoration in Rukungiri

This year’s International Fistula Day under the theme: “Fistula is a human rights violation-end it now.” was held at Nyarushanje Model Primary School in...

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Ugandans not completing Hepatitis B vaccine...

Sarah Opendi, state minister for health told Parliament that many Ugandans take the first dose with few returning for the second and third doses.

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Health ministry defends fees charged by cancer...

The minister told the house that with effect from November 1, 2018, the Cancer Institute started implementing revised fees charged at an increased rate...

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Government gets sh14.4b from Global Fund...

“From July we shall have the funds and the drugs,” Opendi.

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Midwives urged to observe good hygiene

"We do not want to see mothers who have come to health facilities to deliver, but end up with a different disease because of poor hygiene and sanitation,”...

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Invest in preventive rather than curative...

Statistics indicate that the proportion of the national budget that is spent on the health sector has been declining over the years.

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Uganda can export cancer specialists - health...

The Uganda Cancer Institute was chosen the centre of excellence for oncology in East Africa.

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Poor health hinders EAC goals - minister...

Opendi urged stakeholders to work diligently to build consensus in the health sector in order to build the health of the EAC population.

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There is no Crimean-Congo Fever in Uganda...

"We are confident that we have strong surveillance teams on the ground and we have built sufficient capacity to tackle public health emergencies."

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Health Monitoring Unit condemns rot at Naguru...

Dr Ojera said in spite of his previous warning to the staff, he was disappointed at the continued reports of extortion.

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