Browsing: Ministry Of Health

Deputy Speaker Among Receives Mental Health Team At Parliament, Commends Them For Tirelessly Serving Ugandans

The Deputy Speaker of Parliament Rt. Hon Anita Among has on Wednesday November 10, 2021 met with the parliamentary forum on mental health, the mental health working group, and officials from the ministry of health to discuss how the mental health challenges can be addressed. The delegation to Parliament was headed by Dr. Kenneth Kalani…

Passengers Excited As Gov’t Starts ‘Swab And Go’ at Entebbe Airport

Aviation passengers at Entebbe International Airport have welcomed an adjustment that now allows all arriving passengers to leave the airport as soon as they are tested for COVID-19. Uganda commenced mandatory COVID-19 testing for all arriving passengers last Wednesday, a process that requires each arriving passenger to pay USD 30  or 110,000 Shillings. But passengers…

Victoria University Continues With Free Vaccination Of Staff, Students & General Public As Full Reopening Knocks Door

Victoria University Kampala, Uganda’s world-class transformational institution of higher learning has embarked on a free covid-19 vaccination exercise to staff, students and the general public as the date for reopening universities and other tertiary institutions edges closer. According to Victoria University, the free vaccination exercise is aimed at hitting the target of 4.9 million people,…

Ugandan Gov’t Already Minting Billions From Marijuana After ‘Secretly’ Permitting Some Companies To Carry Business

According to our sources, Uganda last week exported about 400 kilograms of medical marijuana to Germany which is actually reported to be the fourth delivery since the government `secretly’ permitted a few companies to carry the business in the among hundreds that yearn for this lucrative opportunity. Medical marijuana uses the marijuana plant or chemicals…

Mulago Records High Number Of Pregnant Women With Rare Heart Complication

Pregnant women are increasingly reporting a rare form of heart complication during the last months of pregnancy and up to five months after pregnancy. Scientifically named peripartum cardiomyopathy, doctors at Mulago National Referral Hospital and the Uganda Heart Institute (UHI) have said the condition is now affecting seventeen in every hundred women reporting for care.…

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