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Involve pregnant women in clinical trials

International campaign launched over locking pregnant women out of clinical trials Kampala, Uganda | RONALD MUSOKE | You would think that with all the potential complications that affect women during and after pregnancy, thousands of drugs have been developed specifically for them, says Dr. Metin Gülmezoglu, the executive director of …

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UWOPA urges gov’t to find money to support maternal health

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Members of Parliament under the Uganda Women Parliamentary Association (UWOPA) have asked government to re-align its priorities and find money to fight maternal mortality which they said is on the increase. UWOPA members said that the budget proposed for the health sector for financial year …

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Stanbic Bank donates medical mama kits to Kawempe Referral Hospital

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Stanbic Bank Uganda together with other well-wishers, have donated medical mama kits worth UGX35.5 million to Kawempe Referral Hospital as part of its year-ender Corporate Social Investment programme. The donation is part of an ongoing campaign in which the bank and several other organisations and …

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Women decry limited maternal child health services in Rwampara

Rwampara, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Mothers in Rwampara district are demanding adequate maternal health services. According to the Rwampara District Health Officer Allan Twesigomwe, women can access maternal health services from five health centres in the entire district, contrary to the policy of accessing the service from all health centres …

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Rotary International joins Stanbic Bank’s maternal health initiative

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Stanbic Bank Uganda’s Maternal Health Campaign dubbed “Every Mother Counts” has received a big boost from Rotary International and other partners through a new programme. The multi-partner Maternal, and Child Health (MCH) programme dubbed “saving mothers and children together” comes to reinforce the attainment of …

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Access to maternal health services increases at Nakaseke hospital

Nakaseke, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Nakaseke hospital has registered an increase in the number of women accessing maternal health services. Several residents in Nakaseke had resorted to seeking services from private facilities accusing the medical staff of negligence, corruption and lack of equipment among others. The High Court in Kampala …

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