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Putin urges removal of barriers to medical cooperation

Moscow, Russia | XINHUA | Russian President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday called for the removal of barriers to cooperation between countries in the field of medicine. “As to healthcare, just like in economy, we now need to remove as many as possible obstacles to partner relations,” Putin said at the general …

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NDA receiving proposals for research into COVID-19 medicine

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | National Drug Authority (NDA) is currently receiving research proposals towards the development of medicine for treating the coronavirus–COVID 19. The NDA Public Relations Officer, Fredrick Ssekyana told Uganda Radio Network in an interview on Monday afternoon that they started receiving documents on Friday …

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Shortage of essential medicines looms in Uganda

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda is facing a looming shortage of essential medicines as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. Pharmacists across Kampala say that the country is already facing a shortage of drugs for the treatment of chronic illnesses like asthma and diabetes, among others. The development …

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VIDEO: Stealing from the sick

VIDEO: Stealing from the sick – Full documentary – BBC Africa Eye Kampala, Uganda | BBC VIDEOS | Everyone in Uganda is entitled to free medicine to combat killer diseases like malaria. Despite Government efforts to improve access to essential medicines, a significant number of people have to use private facilities …

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Referral hospitals want NMS monopoly broken

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The authorities of various regional referral hospitals want the monopoly of National Medical Stores to procure and supply medicine broken, according to the Public Accounts Committee Chairperson, Nathan Nandala Mafabi. He disclosed this on Tuesday as his committee was finalizing its engagements with National …

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Electricity is creating new hope in medicine

A radical new approach to treating disease Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | When your only tool is a hammer, every problem looks like a nail. This saying is particularly apt in medicine where doctors treat nearly every condition–from depression to hypertension–with a pill. If your doctor prescribed you anything other …

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