Tag Archives: Health

Nakaibale with her triplets at home in Bukwaya-Inuula, Bugyenda district

Mother delivers triplets by her own

By Tom Gwebayanga Annet Nakaibale, a mother of eight, knew she was carrying more than one baby, but did not expect triplets. As fate would have it, labour pains struck when ...

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Maternal health is a human right – activists

By Vicky Wandawa The Population Secretariat (POPSEC) has started campaigning for maternal health as a human right. The project, launched on Thursday at Hotel Africana, Kampala, changes strategy from merely advocating ...

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Expectant mothers who had been admitted to the maternity ward last week after the hospital had run out of blood. PHOTO BY SAM LAWIN

Relief at Gulu hospital as new consignment of blood arrives

By James Eriku & Cissy Makumbi Gulu Gulu Regional Referral Hospital has received a new consignment of blood after suffering shortage for nearly a week. This led to the death of two newborn babies ...

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Health still a challenge, Kabaka says

By Ezekiel Martins Ssekweyama Speaking during the Buganda independence anniversary celebrations on Monday at Kibanda Primary School in Kalangala District, the Kabaka said despite the challenges, the kingdom had remained united. Under ...

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Sisters in Death – Women in Kenya profiting from ARVs

In the video below NTV Kenya investigates a story of HIV+ women in various slums in Kenya who profit from ARVs given to them.   They are the people for whom free ...

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Health Minister needs 3 billion to fight Ebola

Health ministry needs sh3b to fight Ebola

By Anne Mugisa & Norah Mutesi The health ministry says sh3b is needed to fight the deadly Ebola haemorrhagic fever. This includes the money needed to run the operations centre at ...

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Living positively behind bars

By Petride Mudoola: Robert Sebunya, who is serving a 45-year jail term for murder in Luzira Maximum Prison, is HIV-positive. His life in jail has been one hell of a ...

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Unqualified doctors operate on patients

By Sampaul Nakhaima and Pascal Kwesiga Most of the surgical procedures in hospitals and health centres across the country are performed by health workers who are not surgeons, a new study ...

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MPs want sh400m for nodding disease research accounted for

By Moses Walubiri Legislators on a select committee instituted to carry out an onspot check on areas affected by nodding disease have ordered ministry of health (MoH) to account for ...

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For lack of Shs300,000, teacher bleeds to death in Labour Ward

18th/september/2011 The contractions had started at dawn. Cecilia Nambozo, a teacher at Busamaga Primary School in Mbale Municipality, knew it was time, so she did what was expected—checked into a hospital ...

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