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Moyo health center expansion project stalls

The construction of Out Patients Department (OPD) ward and 10.000 litters stainless steel water tank at Eria Health Centre IV in Moyo Sub County, Moyo district has stall for seven months over financial strains. Now, residents in Moyo are threatening to protest because according to them, the world bank funded project was already paid for.#NTVNews…

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HEALTH FOCUS: Couples urged to consult on their fertility status

If you’re unable to conceive within 12 months or more after regular unprotected sexual intercourse, you are likely to be infertile. Infertility can also mean the inability of a sexually active, non-contracepting couple to achieve pregnancy in one year. In this week’s health focus, Walter Mwesigye speaks to a fertility expert Dr. Edward Tamale Ssali,…

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MTN donates to health centres in Mbale

The woman Member of Parliament for Mable Connie Galiwango has warned health workers who are in the habit of selling blood to patients, to stop because this affects poor people and she also called for the law to to take its course on this act. She made her remarks at an event in Mbale where…

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Health Ministry PS handed over to CID over missing funds

Parliament’s Public Accounts Committee has handed over the Health Ministry Permanent Secretary Dr Diana Atwine to police to explain the misappropriation of 4.8billion shillings. The money was meant to construct surgical centre in Kayunga hospital. #NTVNews Subscribe to Our Channel For more news visit http://www.ntv.co.ug Follow us on Twitter http://www.twitter.com/ntvuganda Like our Facebook page http://www.facebook.com/NTVUganda

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Health ministry launches new strategy to improve healthcare emergency

Government has developed a national medical emergency framework to help respond to emergencies in a timely manner. While communicating the new development, State Minister for Primary Health care, Dr Joyce Moriku Kaducu said the ministry will work with other partners in the health sector including police to strengthen the system. She was addressing Journalists at…

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Deputy Speaker Oulanya calls for improved welfare for health workers

The Deputy Speaker of Parliament, Jacob Oulanya has called for immediate intervention into the improvement of the welfare of health workers across the country. Taking an example from the midwife who improvised and used a torchlight in her mouth to carry out a successful delivery in one of the health centres in Omoro district, Oulanya…

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Health workers discover abandoned youngsters in Nateete

Police have come to the rescue of four children including a one year old, abandoned by their parents in Kitoolo zone in Nateete. The children were discovered by health workers immunising children against Measles and Rubella. They have been moved to Nateete police station as a suitable home to take them in is identified. #NTVNews…

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Kumi Health workers worried about increased bone and joint cases

Health workers in Northern Uganda have expressed concern over the rising case of incidents associated with bones and joints within the region. According to Dr. John Ekure a senior surgeon and the proprietor of Kumi Orthopaedic Centre, the majority of these cases have mostly resulted from fatal motor accidents, especially from motorcycles. Ekure observes that…