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USAID maternal health project exposes flaws in free health care

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) has recommended that  the government drops the public free healthcare system in favour of mechanisms that allow the low-income earners and the informal sector pool resources to service their health bills. The development comes as the …

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National Health Insurance Scheme should cover all Ugandans

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The National Health Insurance Scheme Bill, 2019 will be useful to Uganda if it can ensure access to health not only the contributors and their dependents but even the most indigent, the Uganda Human Rights Commission(UHRC) has recommended. The commission which was appearing before …

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Private health care providers decry lack of access to credit

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  | Private healthcare providers have decried the challenges of accessing credit from financial institutions. Dr Edward Rukwaro from Nakasero hospital said that it’s very risky investing in Uganda’s health sector. “Medical equipment is very expensive. It would help us a lot if there was a provision …

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Only Museveni can unlock health insurance standoff – Dr. Runumi

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A retired Commissioner in the Health Ministry, Dr. Francis Runumi says President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni must ensure commencement of the National health insurance scheme. Dr. Runumi, then Commissioner for planning says the delay of the national health insurance has left many Ugandans impoverished by out …

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