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 […]

BUBU policy extended to drugs, Uganda increases tax on imports

BUBU policy extended to drugs, Uganda increases tax on imports

The Ministry of Health, like other Government Agencies, under the presidential investor Round Table has been tasked to support domestic pharmaceutical manufacturers in doing business in Uganda, Health minister Sarah Opendi has revealed. The new development is meant to supporting domestic production of human and veterinary medicines and health care products will reduce reliance on […]

‘Tanga Odoi is short and ugly’ – Museveni minister

‘Tanga Odoi is short and ugly’ – Museveni minister

The State Minister for Health and General Duties, Sarah Opendi has referred to Tanga Odoi, the former chairman of the academic staff association at Makerere (Muasa), as not ‘the kind of man she can fall in love with’ after claiming he rejected her love advances. Ms. Opendi and Tanga Odoi, the NRM EC chairperson have […]