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Experts report drop in detection of drug resistant TB

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Experts have called for a new survey to determine the current prevalence of Multi-Drug Resistant Tuberculosis with information got at hospital level showing low detection of the disease and enrollment into care. Dr Susan Adakun, the head of the TB unit in Mulago National …

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50 districts receive UGX 1.8B for COVID-19 fight

Nakaseke, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT | The Ministry of Health has released 1.8 Billion Shillings to 50 districts to boost the fight against the COVID- 19 pandemic. Uganda has so far registered 5,380 cases and 60 deaths of COVID 19 pandemic.  However, several districts are struggling to trace contacts, manage patients …

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IHK launches two-month medical camp for arthroscopy

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | International Hospital Kampala (IHK) has launched a two-month arthroscopy camp to treat patients with joint pains, joint swelling, inability to move the joints, cracking sounds in the joints and inability to use the joints following road traffic accidents, sports injuries and other injuries.  The camp will …

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