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Lord Mayor Lukwago Rushed To India For Spinal Surgery

Kampala Lord Mayor Erias Lukwago, also the interim leader of a breakaway faction within the Forum for Democratic Change (FDC), has traveled to New Delhi, India, for spinal surgery. Lukwago was diagnosed with C6-7 cervical discopathy two months ago. While initial treatment with pain medication, neuropathy drugs, and physiotherapy offered some relief, it wasn’t enough.…


Govt Okays Five Kidney Transplant Procedures At Mulago Hospital

Government has allowed only five kidney transplant procedures to be conducted at the Mulago National Referral Hospital, as the country concludes plans to operationalise the Organ Transplant facility. The procedure will be offered at no cost to patients with severe kidney disease, undergoing dialysis. The Prime Minister, Robinah Nabbanja, revealed this during the Prime Minister’s…


Thalidomide Victims In Uganda Mount Pressure On Gov’t For Compensation, Petition Prime Minister’s Office To Take Up Matter

The victims of Thalidomide, a lethal drug that was given to pregnant women in Uganda and other countries during the era of the British Colonial Government, are now seeking compensation from the British Government and the Government of Germany. These victims, who are members of the Thalidomide Survivors Uganda association and are classified as People…


Rwanda To Cover Cancer,Kidney Transplant Services For All Patients In Health Scheme

Health Minister Sabin Nsanzimana has revealed that, starting from 2025, the government will include cancer treatment and kidney transplants in the community-based health insurance scheme ” Mutuelle de Santé.” Government plans to include specialised medical services including cancer treatment and kidney transplants in the community-based health insurance scheme (CBHI) commonly known as Mutuelle de Santé,…


Scandalous Project: Dr Ayume Tasks Govt To Halt Funding Of Stalled Lubowa Specialized Hospital Over Debts

The Parliamentary Health Committee, headed by Dr.Charles Ayume, a Member of Parliament representing Koboko Municipality, has asked the government to halt the construction of the Ugx1.44 trillion Lubowa International Specialized Hospital, citing the skyrocketing public debt that has hit Ugx97 trillion. Dr. Ayume made these remarks while chairing the presentation of the 2024/2025 national budget…


Impressive Health Benefits Of Eating Raw Onions

Onions are highly nutritious vegetables that may have several benefits, including improved heart health, better blood sugar regulation, and increased bone density. Onions are members of the Allium genus of flowering plants, which also includes garlic, shallots, and leeks. They’re delicious, versatile, and relatively cheap, and they boast a wide range of healthy vitamins, minerals,…


First Lady Janet Museveni Recovers from COVID-19

Uganda’s First Lady Janet Museveni has recovered from COVID-19, President Museveni announced on Monday night. “Good news: Maama Janet has defeated Coronavirus,” said Museveni in a statement on X. “This morning, her samples were sent to Mbarara and they were all negative. Thank you for your prayers,” he added. Janet, who doubles as Education Minister, tested…

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