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Ugandan Health Sector

How a grassroots organization is preventing...

At least 64 percent of rural women in Uganda have experienced a problem accessing health care when they are sick, according to USAID.

Govt warns against mass immunisation sabotage...

“Government will take action against cultural and religious leaders who will interfere with the mass immunisation exercise," warns health minister Dr....

'We need AIDS Trust Fund more than yesterday'...

“There is nothing stopping the ATF from being implemented except the finance ministry," says health minister Dr. Jane Ruth Aceng.

Delivering with TBAs: When it all goes wrong...

One couple in eastern Uganda did not have the money to travel to the district hospital. So they looked at a more convenient option: a traditional birth...

75,000 Ugandan women suffer from obstetric...

Although, 2,000 repairs are carried out every year, a good proportion of women affected by fistula are not receiving the required treatment.

How to keep the legacy of Dr Mathew Lukwiya...

Dr Lukwiya had a firm belief that the death – spreading Ebola outbreak could be contained quickly.

Kitebi Health Centre gets new maternity ward...

The maternity ward which is well equipped was constructed by the Indian Women Association.

Prevent diseases, control population to utilise...

'If the staffing levels and services offered in the health sector are not being expanded, it means the services will not be adequate for the growing population'...

Prioritize health sector - LOP Kiiza

LOP Winnie Kiiza said it is disappointing to have doctors striking as legislators pocket sh29m.

National health insurance can build health...

Crowd funding is not something a country should even consider as an option for financing health.

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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.