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All set for World Veterinary Day in Amolatar

Amolatar, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Week-long activities to mark World Veterinary Day 2023 in Uganda climax today in Amolatar district. Close to 50,000 animals and pets have already been vaccinated in surrounding districts as the Northern Uganda Veterinary Association (NUVA) hosts veteranians and stake holders like National drug Authority, …

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Crisis of men dying

The silent reason shortening the life spans of fathers, husbands, brothers and sons Kampala, Uganda | AGENCIES | For years, the conventional wisdom has been that a lack of sex-specific health research mainly hurts women and gender minorities. While those concerns are real, a closer look at longevity data tells a …

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Over 20 medical interns arrested

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Police have blocked medical interns from holding a press conference pushing for deployment by the Ministry of Health. The interns had gathered at Mulago guest house Monday morning, where they had called journalists to discuss the need for deployment to different medical facilities. However, …

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NDA partners with Mbarara hospital to improve reporting of adverse drug reaction

Mbarara, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The National Drug Authority-NDA has partnered with Mbarara Regional referral hospital to report Adverse Drug Reactions. Adverse Drug effects can occur as a result of contamination during transportation or storage, poor prescription, counterfeit products, and allergies. In 2019, the National Pharmacovigilance Center received 603 reports …

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AMUDAT: Reusable sanitary pads help to keep girls in school

Amudat, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | More than 200 girls in Looro primary school Amudat district have been trained to make reusable sanitary pads. The school project of Reusable sanitary pads that started in 2022 has now attracted many girls who feel relieved from the stress of managing their menstrual cycle. …

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