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Gov’t To Lower Admission Requirements To Attract Nurses In Critical Health Programs

Helen Mukakarisa Kataratambi, the Uganda Nurses and Midwives’ Examinations Board (UNMEB) Executive Secretary The Ministry of Education and Sports is set to review the health training curricula and lower admission requirements for critical health programs in a move to attract more students. Helen Mukakarisa Kataratambi, the Executive Secretary of Uganda Nurses and

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UBL Spirited Women Donate Maternal Health Equipment Worth Shs100M To Mayuge Health Centre

 Dr. Diana Atwine (2nd Left), Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Health is joined by officials from UBL and Stanbic Bank to donate a universal anesthesia machine to Mayuge Health Centre IV Uganda Breweries Limited (UBL) Spirited Women employee group has donated a universal anesthesia machine to Mayuge Health Centre IV. This donation is part of the corporate society of safe

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Gov’t Spends Shs236.3M Daily On Treating Critically Ill Road Accident Victims

Dr. Charles Ayume, Chairperson Parliament’s Health Committee A new report on the magnitude of road traffic injuries reporting to public hospitals in Uganda shows government is spending billions annually on treating road crash victims.   Presented before Parliament by Dr. Charles Ayume, Chairperson Parliament’s Health Committee, during the plenary sitting,

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‘Health Ministry Refused To Meet Striking Medical Interns For Two Months’

Speaker Anita Among (pictured) has tasked the Ministry of Health to clear salaries of medical interns, in order to end the strike, warning that an industrial strike will likely cripple the health sector amidst the fight against  the deadly ebola epidemic. The Speaker made the call during the plenary sitting in response to media reports

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Fort Portal Residents Complain of Stomach Complications After Eating Grasshoppers

 Grasshoppers are a popular delicacy in Uganda Several people in Fort Portal City are battling stomach complications after consuming grasshoppers. During the months of November and December Uganda receives grasshoppers commonly known as “Nsenene”, a popular delicacy in some parts of Uganda. Grasshoppers are highly nutritious with 40 percent protein, 43 percent

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