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Gov’t embarks on delivery of essential medicines

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Prime Minister, Robinah Nabbanja, has said that distribution of essential medicines and medical supplies has commenced and will be fast-tracked to ensure national coverage. She gave the update during the plenary sitting on Thursday, 02 February 2023. “There were some logistical challenges which have …

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Minister Aceng, Musasizi face off over drug stock-outs in hospitals

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Minister of Health Dr. Jane Ruth Aceng and her counterpart, Henry Musasizi, the State Minister for Finance in charge of General Duties have disagreed in Parliament over factors occasioning stock out of essential drug supplies in hospitals. During plenary sitting on Wednesday, Dr. Aceng presented …

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Continued drug stock outs worry MPs

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Ministry of Health has been urged to address the continued drug stock outs faced by health centres countrywide. Robert Migadde, Buvuma Island County MP said that health centres in Buvuma Island have been operating without drugs since November 2022. He made the revelation during …

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NMS seeks Shs298 billion to counter decline in donor funding

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The National Medical Stores (NMS) is seeking Shs 298 billion to offset the projected funding gaps arising from the declining donor funding. NMS General Manager, Moses Kamabare said that since donor agencies such as PEPFAR that have for long provided essential medicines such as …

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