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Marie stopes ordered to recall 4 Million life guard condoms

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  |  Marie Stopes Uganda, a Non-Government Organisation that offers reproductive health services, has been asked to recall two batches of Life Guard condoms on the Ugandan market following complaints from customers. Marie Stopes are the sole distributors of the condoms in Uganda.   According to a letter …

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Apaa residents struggle to access health services

Amuru, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  |  Residents of Apaa Township in Amuru district are struggling to access health services. It follows the closure of Apaa Health Centre II two years following a heated disputed between Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA) and residents over ownership of the land hosting the health center. Prior …

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Education, not money needed to attain Universal health coverage-Experts

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Public Health Experts have observed a need for inter-sectoral collaboration in delivering health services for Uganda to achieve Universal Health Coverage. They argue that funding is not the only bottleneck for providing the necessary services. According to the World Health Organisation, all people and communities …

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Sign language ignorance affecting access to family planning for PWDs

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | People with Disabilities (PWDs) especially those with visual, speech and hearing impairments find challenges choosing the best contraceptives and other reproductive health services they need. This was revealed by health workers attending the annual reproductive, Maternal, Newborn health symposium today. The health workers say that …

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Kabaka calls for improved health services in Kayunga

Kayunga, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Kabaka of Buganda Ronald Muwenda Mutebi II has said government should provide improved health services in Kayunga District.  On Wednesday, Mutebi started his two-day visit to Bugerere County, Kayunga District. Launching a health camp at Kawongo Health Centre III, the Kabaka noted that the …

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Kabaka calls for improved health services in Kayunga

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Kabaka of Buganda Ronald Muwenda Mutebi II has said government should provide improved health services in Kayunga District. On Wednesday, Mutebi started his two-day visit to Bugerere County, Kayunga District. Launching a health camp at Kawongo Health Centre III, the Kabaka noted that …

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Oil and Gas: How prepared is the Health sector?

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The oil and gas industry potentially one of the most hazardous industry sectors will require providers of health services to meet high occupational health and safety standards. Petroleum Authority Executive Director, Dr Ernest Rubondo says while there are opportunities for health service provider to tap …

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