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UGANDA SECURES MALARIA VACCINE ALLOCATION FROM GAVI

BY RICHARD DRASIMAKU ARUA: THURSDAY, JULY 06, 2023 Uganda is among twelve countries across different regions in Africa that are set to receive 18 million doses of the first-ever malaria vaccine over the next two years, the World Health Organisation (WHO) and the vaccine alliance, GAVI, have announced in a …

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MORE KIDNEY PATIENTS FLOCK TO LIRA REGIONAL REFERRAL HOSPITAL FOR DIALYSIS

BY MARKO TAIBOT LIRA CITY: Monday, June 12, 2023 Lira regional referral Hospital is receiving a growing number of Kidney patience that require dialysis. It is the only facility that is managing dialysis in the Northern region. Lira Regional Referral Hospital through the help of Kiruddu National Referral Hospital has established …

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Extension services boost service delivery at Lotirir HC II

By Edward Akaki – Moroto Lotirir Health Centre II a church of Uganda founded Private Not For Profit (PNFP) facility located at Nawanatau village, Nawanatau Parish, Loputuk Sub-county Moroto district has enhanced service delivery by extending out-patients department services to the villages that have difficulties accessing the health facilities. According …

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Over 500 Obstetric Fistula patients treated at TEREWODE Women’s Community Hospital last quarter

By Timothy Eodu Over 500 Fistula patients across Uganda have been treated between April 2021 to June 2022 quarter, according to a report published by TEREWODE Women’s Community Hospital. Obstetric fistula is one of the most serious and tragic childbirth injuries. A hole between the birth canal and bladder and/or …

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ADJUMANI GETS INTENSIVE CARE UNIT WORTH SHS1.6 BILLION

BY MARKO TAIBOT ADJUMANI: WEDNESDAY, MAY 31, 2023 Adjumani district local government launched the construction of a sh1.6 billion Intensive Care Unit (ICU) to handle critical conditions under the Development Response to Displacement Impact Projects (DRDIP). Stephen Okomi, the chairperson Community Procurement Management Committee (CPMC) of Forua village in Adjumani town …

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Information gap, alcoholism, staffing levels key to low family planning intake in Karamoja, Health workers.

BY EDWARD AKAKI, TIMOTHY EODU- MOROTO A 2021 survey by National Population Council shows that Karamoja has the highest fertility rates in Uganda standing at Total Fertility Rate (TFR) of 7.9 compared to the country’s average of 5.2.Also, 46% of pregnancies in Uganda are unintended with the mean desired total …

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