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Anne Merriman Hospice Africa Foundation launched in Kampala

International Foundation launched to provide care for the sick and dying in Africa The doctor who pioneered palliative care in Uganda Anne Merriman believes a good death is one of the most basic of human rights. “Every human being on the planet no matter their colour, creed or social background should expect a …

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VIDEO: Ministry of Health officials fail to account for billions

NBS: Officials from the Ministry of Health have faced the wrath of legislators on the Public Accounts Committee of Parliament after they failed to account for billions of tax payers’ money. Angry legislators accused the officials of complacency, and tasked them to recover the money from those guilty of having stolen it. …

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Hepatitis: Ignored killer

Patients go without drugs as billions are spent on vaccines World Hepatitis Day was marked on July 28 under the theme, `Know hepatitis Act now’. It was designed to focus this year’s activities on increasing global awareness and strengthening prevention, diagnosis, and treatment services around the world. The increased focus …

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Doctors killing pain wrongly

Pain, the unpleasant physical and sometimes emotional experience, is almost analogous to being alive. Doctors divide pain into two types; acute and chronic.  Chronic pain is that which lasts longer than a month whereas acute is that which goes away when it’s cause ceases. Chronic pain, doctors say, often begins …

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VIDEO: Besigye visits sick Nambooze in Mukono

NBS: Former presidential Flag bearer for FDC Dr Col Kiiza Besigye has voiced concern over the failure by government to foot medical bills for Mukono Municipality MP Betty Nambooza. Besigye made the remarks today as paid a courtesy call at the residence of the area MP who has just returned …

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Over 300 abortion cases recorded in five months – Police

From January to May, the police recorded 325 cases related to abortion yet last year 1800 cases were recorded. In 2014, 1600 cases were recorded. These statistics were revealed by Police Spokesperson Fred Enanga during the launch of a report dubbed, ‘Facing Uganda’s Law on Abortion’ in Kampala on July …

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