Govt calls press conference on deaths at Mengo Hospital camp

Govt calls press conference on deaths at Mengo Hospital camp

The Ministry of Health has called a press conference Wednesday morning, ostensibly for the State Minister of Health for General Duties, Hon. Sarah Achieng Opendi to report on  deaths of Ugandans following brain surgeries performed by American doctors at Mengo hospital between October 23 and 29 2017, reports Stephen Muneza.  The press conference is scheduled for the […]

Mosquito Nets campaign now in Kampala District – Registration starts Saturday

Mosquito Nets campaign now in Kampala District – Registration starts Saturday

After the successful distribution of Mosquito nets in other parts of the country, the Long Lasting Insecticide treated net campaign has now reached Kampala district. Registration of households in Kampala District is set to take place between Saturday 13th and Tuesday 16th January 2018 and will later be followed by distribution in February 2018. Distribution […]

KCCA nabs butchers; reports say they use human dead bodies preservatives on meat

KCCA nabs butchers; reports say they use human dead bodies preservatives on meat

Kampala City public health authorities have arrested meat retailers after a Thursday operation following reports that butchers are using unauthorized preservatives in excessively large amounts to preserve meat for as long as three weeks. KCCA said they shutdown nine butcheries in Kalerwe and Ntinda for failing to adhere to the minimum health and quality standards. […]

How to Distinguish Quality Olive Oil from Counterfeit

How to Distinguish Quality Olive Oil from Counterfeit

Olive oil is one of the healthiest products, but only a quality product is really useful. Read the article to find out how you can distinguish quality olive oil from counterfeit. Today, olive oil is a very popular product. A quality olive oil has a lot of health benefits. Unfortunately, not all olive oil is […]

Cow meat killing humans in Rushere

Cow meat killing humans in Rushere

One person has died and ten others have been hospitalised in critical condition at Rushere community hospital in Kiruhura district, after eating contaminated meat. Julius Ayebare, one of the affected residents, says they developed stomach complications after eating the contaminated meat. Ayebare says the meat was from a cow that had succumbed to a rare […]

State House body so far ‘saved’ Uganda Shs15 billion

State House body so far ‘saved’ Uganda Shs15 billion

The Health Monitoring Unit has recovered stolen medicine worth more than Shs15 billion, since the unit was created by President Museveni eight years ago. The head of the Health Monitoring Unit, Dr Jackson Ojera, says the Unit deserves applause, rather than condemnations from health workers. His response comes as Uganda Medical Association demand disbandment of […]

Uganda launches new list of antibiotics, updates HIV, cancer, TB medicines

Uganda launches new list of antibiotics, updates HIV, cancer, TB medicines

The Ministry of Health has launched the Essential Medicines and Health Supplies List for Uganda 2016 and its Clinical Guidelines for 2016 to include new recommendations on which antibiotics to use for common infections and which to use for the most serious conditions. New drugs for HIV, hepatitis C, tuberculosis, and leukemia have also been […]

Exactly how screwed is Namirembe Hillside

Exactly how screwed is Namirembe Hillside

A senior five Student has dragged to court her former School, Namirembe Hillside High School along Gayaza Road, for recovery of Sh100 million in damages over negligence that cost her virginity when she got raped by a fellow student. The student says she was in senior five third term last year when this traumatising incident […]

ALARMING: 223 Ugandan pedestrians killed in six weeks

ALARMING: 223 Ugandan pedestrians killed in six weeks

Scores of innocent pedestrians were killed countrywide last month in recorded accidents, Uganda Police’s traffic department says. The Traffic Police spokesperson, Charles Sembambulidde attributed the accidents to motorists who do not respect the right of way of pedestrians and road signs, especially in the Kampala Metropolitan Police area – drivers claim the signage is in English. In the […]

EXPOSED: Najib Lukooya too close to ED Musisi, turns KCCA into a travel agency

EXPOSED: Najib  Lukooya  too close to ED Musisi, turns KCCA into a travel agency

The Kiteezi Landfill has hit its Lifespan, supermarkets and butcheries are selling Kampalans spoilt meat – wastewater and human excreta overflows in Kampala; while the City Authority’s Public Health and Environment Department is being used as a multi-million gravy train by senior officials – as they engage in often fruitless foreign pursuits in the name […]

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