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NDA warn Ugandans about Man-power drugs.

The National drug authority has warned people about man-power drugs especially purchased by men that they may be dangerous to their lives after they are mixed with viagra medicine which is reportedly dangerous to human [Read more]

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Ebola death toll rises in Democratic Republic of Congo

The death toll in the Ebola outbreak in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo has claimed more than 180 lives. The latest outbreak is spreading in the highly-restive northeastern region of North Kivu, which is [Read more]

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Uganda to vaccinate health workers over Ebola.

Uganda government has pioneered in Ebola vaccination with the introduction of the vaccine marked the first Country When she was addressing the media on Friday at medic entre in Kampala city minister Jane Ruth Acheng [Read more]

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First kidney transplant surgery Undertaken in Zambia

The University Teaching Hospital also known as the Adult Hospital in the Zambian capital Lusaka earlier this week made history with a kidney transplant surgery. A surgical team at the facility successfully undertook the first [Read more]

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NDA bans sexual booster drugs

The National Drug Authority (NDA) has banned the sale of vitality herbal medicine for men saying “they contain dangerous chemicals that could lead to serious cardiovascular events including sudden death.” In a circular issued by Helen Byomire Ndagije, the Director [Read more]

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Cholera outbreak: 1 dead 15 hospitalized.

One person has been confirmed dead, 15 others hospitalized following an outbreak of cholera in Mbale District. According to Dr Moses Odong, the principle medical officer in charge of health in Mbale municipal council said [Read more]

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EAC warning over rift valley fever

Livestock movement within the East African Community (EAC) partner states will be restricted to limit the spread of the Rift Valley Fever (RVF), a viral disease endemic to the region. This was one of the [Read more]

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Gov’t moves to obtain another Shs13b cancer machine

The executive director of the Uganda Cancer Institute, Dr Jackson Orem, has announced that they are in the final stages of acquiring another cancer machine at a cost of $3.5m (about Shs13.3billion). According to Dr [Read more]

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Increased number of men testing HIV/AIDS positive

The number of men testing for HIV/AIDS has increased in Uganda. According to findings released Monday by the office of the president, over 2,179,692 men (above 15years) tested during 2017. As a result, the country [Read more]

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Survival for the fittest: No bribe no treatment at Mulago.

Patients at the Uganda Cancer Institute (UCI) are in tears for lack of medical care due to the breakdown of the recently purchased radiotherapy machine and now what happens is the extortion by medical officers who [Read more]