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Health Canada considers restricting painkiller tramadol

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Health Canada considers restricting painkiller tramadol


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Testing and treating HIV

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Testing and treating HIV


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Radiotherapy services to resume next month

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Radiotherapy services to resume next month


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Cranes legend Timothy Ayiekoh succumbs to heart failure

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Cranes legend Timothy Ayiekoh succumbs to heart failure


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UPDF Deploys in Health Facilities

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UPDF Deploys in Health Facilities


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US chief of mission calls for antibiotic regulation

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US chief of mission calls for antibiotic regulation


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How pharmaceuticals offer cheaper cancer drugs

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How pharmaceuticals offer cheaper cancer drugs


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  • Open defecation: Threat remains in kampala
    Open defecation: Threat remains in kampala

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    Kampala Capital City Authority’s Directorate of public health and environment has said it will prosecute those constructing toilet facilities without complying with the public health act. Dr Naijib Lukooya of the Directorate of public Health and environment says 3 years ago open defecation was at 3percent they hope to reduce it to target of one percent this year. Subscribe to Our Channel
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  • Army doctors try to close the gap at public facilities
    Army doctors try to close the gap at public facilities

    , ntv.co.ug

    Kiruddu General hospital on Salama road in Kampala has been registering its lowest patient turn-up since a doctors’ strike started two weeks ago. The doctors demand that government should better their salaries, welfare and working conditions and this strike has paralyzed business at most public hospitals with only intern doctors handling emergencies. On Friday, the UPDF sent five medical officers, while Uganda Prisons deployed three personnel here
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Hospital

  • Doctors Resume Work At Gulu Referal Hospital
    Doctors Resume Work At Gulu Referal Hospital

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    Doctors and medics at Gulu regional referral hospital this morning resumed work following a directive by the Minister for Health Dr Jane Ruth Aceng. The medics told the visiting Parliamentary Health committee that the sector is grossly challenged, necessitating quick government interventions. Benson Ongom has the details to this story.
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Cancer

  • Breast cancer linked to poor lifestyle habits, increased awareness - experts
    Breast cancer linked to poor lifestyle habits, increased awareness - experts

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    October was a breast cancer awareness month which is an annual campaign to increase awareness of the disease. With the campaign having come to an end, Agnes Kyotalengerire talked to breast cancer specialists and they explain why four out of 100 women are diagnosed with breast cancer in Uganda every year.Data from the Kampala Cancer Registry 2014 indicates that the incidence of breast cancer stands at 3
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HIV/AIDS

Drugs & Medications

  • Testing and treating HIV
    Testing and treating HIV

    , independent.co.ug

    Experts warn of terrible drug resistance as drug stock-outs shake nation. Kampala, Uganda | FLAVIA NASSAKA | July 11, 2012 is memorable for Joseph Lukwago. It is the day the 47-year old started taking Antiretroviral (ARV) drugs. He had tested HIV positive in 2010. And back, he says, thought he had only a short time to live. After all, he hails from Kalisizo in Rakai district, one of the hardest hit regions of Uganda where the epidemic prevalence stands at 12% – double the 6% national average
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