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Law coming on surrogacy

Movers cite increasing rate of infertility among men and reproductive complications among women | PATRICIA AKANKWATSA | Uganda is witnessing an increasing rate of infertility among men and complications that render women incapable of carrying a pregnancy, according to MPs pushing for a Surrogacy and Assisted Reproductive Technology Bill. Tororo …

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Man detained for wife beating, dies in Police cell

Bugiri, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Police in Bugiri district is investigating circumstances under which 40 year old, Nyawuchi Opendi apparently committed suicide inside the police cells at Muwayo police station on Sunday night. Opendi who was alone in the police cells is reported to have strangled himself using his …

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Parliament approves 15 new cities for Uganda

Effective 1st July 2020 ✔Arua City ✔Gulu City ✔Jinja City ✔Mbarara City ✔Fort Portal City ✔Mbale City ✔Masaka City July 1, 2021 ☑Hoima City July 1, 2022 ☑Entebbe and Lira Cities July 1, 2023 ☑ Moroto, Nakasongola, Soroti, Kabale and Wakiso Cities SOURCE: PWATCH UG Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT …

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Minister Opendi receives global accolade in health care

Kampala, Uganda  | THE INDEPENDENT | The former State Minister of Health in charge of general duties Sarah Achieng Opendi has received an accolade at the World Health and Wellness Congress in Mumbai. Speaking to Uganda Radio Network on Saturday, State Minister of Mineral Development Opendi said the award came …

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Government on course with Hepatitis B vaccinations

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Government is carrying out vaccinations of adults infected with Chronic Hepatitis B (CHB) majorly in the North and North Eastern regions, as efforts are made to extend the treatment to other regions of the country. In a response to queries raised by Nakaseke …

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Eight private Kampala hospitals named to handle Hepatitis B vaccine

▶ Nsambya Hospital ▶ Kibuli Hospital ▶ Mengo Hospital ▶ International Hospital Kampala(IHK) ▶ Norvik Hospital ▶ Case Hospital ▶ Nakasero Hosp ▶ Rubaga Hospital Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Ministry of Health has named eight Kampala private health facilities to provide the Hepatitis B vaccine as they put in place measures to halt supply of fake …

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Health minister Opendi to brief parliament on Congo Fever threat

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | State Minister of Health Sarah Opendi has refuted reports that the Crimean haemorrhagic fever, also known as ‘Congo fever’, is ravaging Nakaseke district. She will on Thursday afternoon give a detailed report to parliament. The Deputy Speaker of Parliament Jacob Oulanyah instructed the Ministry of …

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Uganda declares end of Marburg outbreak

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Backed by a Sh3.5billion outbreak response, Uganda has contained the recent Marburg Virus Disease (MVD) outbreak and declared the country free of the infectious disease. The declaration comes after completion of 42 days of the post-MVD surveillance countdown period for the contacts of …

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