Sunday , September 22 2019
Home / Tag Archives: Jane Ruth Aceng

Tag Archives: Jane Ruth Aceng

We blocked Minister, MPs for safety reasons-Lubowa hospital investor

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Finasi/ROKO Special Purpose Vehicle (SPV) has explained why security turned away members of parliament and health officials from touring the construction site of the proposed International Specialized Hospital Uganda-ISHU. On Tuesday, a group of legislators from the National Economy Committee accompanied by the Health …

Read More »

Minister, MPs blocked from accessing Lubowa hospital site

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Members of Parliament, Health Minister Jane Ruth Aceng and Permanent Secretary Diana Atwiine were today blocked from accessing the site for the construction of the proposed International Specialized Hospital Uganda, in Lubowa. A team from Parliament’s National Economy Committee had gone to monitor ongoing …

Read More »

Government reveals plan to tackle Hepatitis C

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Ugandans have been urged to test for hepatitis C as the disease is equally as dangerous as other infectious diseases, according to Health Minister Jane Ruth Aceng. As Uganda joined the rest of the world to mark world hepatitis day, the Minister said soon …

Read More »

Health Ministry downplays calls to declare Kasese Ebola-free

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Ministry of health has downplayed calls to declare Kasese district free of the deadly Ebola Virus. A call had been made by the District Deputy Resident District Commissioner Joshua Masereka for the district to be declared Ebola-free on grounds that disease had been …

Read More »

NDA clears use of Ebola vaccines in Uganda

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The National Drug Authority and National Council for Science and Technology have finally approved the use of experimental Ebola treatment drugs in the country. Health Minister Jane Ruth Aceng, announced on Twitter that they got clearance from both Uganda National Council for Science and Technology …

Read More »

Uganda needs Ugx 28b to contain Ebola- Ministry of Health

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda needs USD 7.5 million ( 28 billion Shillings) to tackle the current Ebola hemorrhagic fever outbreak in Kasese district. Ministry of Health (MOH) spokesperson Emmanuel Ainebyoona says funding is the biggest component of Uganda’s Ebola response as the country remains on high alert …

Read More »

Health Minister: Lubowa hospital project on course

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The proposed International Specialized Hospital Uganda is on course contrary to allegations of missing funds, the Health Minister, Jane Ruth Aceng has revealed.   In March, parliament approved a guarantee of USD 379 million (1.4 trillion Shillings) for the construction of the specialized Hospital in …

Read More »