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Multi drug resistant TB

Health experts warn on the use of herbs for treatment Kampala, Uganda | PATRICIA AKANKWATSA | Health experts have warned against the use of herbal medicines in treating Tuberculosis (TB) which they say has contributed to the rise of Multidrug-resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB) cases in the country. While speaking at a media …

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Injectable treatment for HIV/AIDS in the offing – experts

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Efforts are under way to move towards injectable treatment for HIV/AIDS which will relieve HIV patients of the burden of taking drugs daily. This was revealed by the Executive Director of the Infectious Disease Institute (IDI), Dr. Andrew Kambugu during a press briefing on …

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GULU: Doctor suggests new drug for treatement of STIs

Gulu, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Gulu health workers are suggesting a change in medicines that are being delivered for the treatment of HIV and Sexually transmitted infections (STIs). They say the government continues to supply Ciprofloxacin, an antibacterial prescription which was found to be less effective as a first-line treatment for …

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Patients overwhelm Mbale regional referral hospital

Mbale, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Mbale Regional Referral Hospital is choking from the overwhelming number of patients turning up for treatment. The most affected are the outpatient department-OPD, the pediatrics, the obstetrics and gynecology, and the casualty wards. Several patients receiving treatment in the casualty ward sleep on the verandah …

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We’ll ensure Ssegirinya gets better treatment – Anita Among

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Deputy Speaker Anita Among has told legislators that the Parliament leadership is working on having Kawempe North MP Muhammad Ssegirinya, receive better treatment outside Murchison Bay prison, Luzira. In her communication to legislators on Thursday, Among confirmed that MP Ssegirinya was at Murchison Bay …

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