Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Genetically Modified Crops to the Rescue?

By UBC Reporter Genetically modified crops are still generating debate in the country as Parliament prepares to pass a law to regulate them. Antagonists claim that...

Hoima on Hepatitis B Alert

By UBC Reporter The Hoima district health department has issued a Hepatitis B alert following a suspected outbreak of the disease in Kabwoya Sub-county. The department...

Bats Invade Alyec-meda Health Centre

By UBC Reporter AMOLATAR Bats have invaded Alyec-meda Health Centre II in Agwingiri Sub County in Amolatar district causing anxiety among health workers and patients. A stench...

Leprosy Cases Detected Countrywide

By Peter Odyambo The 2015/16 Annual Health Sector Performance Report indicates that 266 new leprosy cases have been detected across the country. The report states that...

WHO to Declare Uganda Marburg Free

The World Health Organisation is set declare Uganda marburg free after two cycles of incubation period totaling 42 days have passed without new cases reported. The...

Dutch Donate Shs14bn to Fight Unwanted Pregnancies

By Alex Wandeba The Dutch Government has donated 3.7 million Euros (approximately Shs14billion) to improve the quality of sexual reproductive health and rights services in...

UGANDA DECLARES END OF MARBURG VIRUS DISEASE OUTBREAK

  The Marburg Virus Disease (MVD) outbreak was declared by the Ministry of Health on 19 October, 2017 following laboratory tests conducted at the Uganda...

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