Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Parliament Halts NMS Supplementary Budget

By UBC Reporter The Parliament’s budget committee has halted the approval of a supplementary budget of Shs27billion to fund National Medical Stores (NMS). The decision was...

Ministry Warns Medical Facilities against Yellow Fever Forgery

By Our Reporter The permanent secretary to the Ministry of Health, Diana Atwine, has warned health facilities against turning yellow fever vaccination into a business...

UNRA Resumes Buliisa-Nebi Ferry Services

By UBC Reporter Ferry services have resumed on the Wanseko-Panyimur route in Buliisa and Nebbi Districts, respectively. Uganda National Roads Authority (UNRA) had temporarily suspended the...

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...

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...

PM Rugunda Lauds MPs on Nutrition Drive

By Apollo Munghinda The Prime Minister Dr Ruhakana Rugunda has saluted Members of Parliament for promoting nutrition and food security in the country. He was closing...

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...

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