Bunyoro region hospitals stuck with expired drugs

Two hospitals in Bunyoro sub region are stuck with expired drugs that have not been disposed of for almost three years. The expired drugs are...

Medical bills: 3 mothers held by hospital for over a month

Three more mothers are stuck at Bishop Ceaser Asili Memorial Hospital for over a month over unpaid medical bills. They are Lois Ajalu, Aisha Nakanjako...
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Home care treatment can solve TB multi-drug resistance

Uganda is ranked 15th on the World Health Organization’s (WHO) 2008 list of the 22 countries with the highest TB burden. Currently, about 16...

Are Insecticide treated mosquito nets a health hazard?

As Uganda launches mosquito net distribution campaign week, in neighboring Kenya they have been rejected and declared dangerous to human life as they contains...

Cost of health services: Hospital detains mother over unpaid bill

A mother who gave birth to twins five months ago is still held hostage at Bishop Ceaser Asili Memorial Hospital in Luweero town over...

Bugiri hospital uses phone torches to deliver mothers

Aanyu Angella, a registered Midwife at Bugiri hospital has revealed that they have resorted to using phone torches for lighting when mothers go into...

HIV/AIDS treatment: Ten health centres in Ntoroko district lack CD4 count machines

Ten health centres in Ntoroko district lack HIV-testing machines also knkwn as CD4 count machines. These test the cell levels in the body. If...

Blood shortage: Expectant mother, two sickle cell patients die

Three patients have been reported dead from Luweero Health Centre and Nakaseke hospital due to lack of blood. Fred Lutaaya, the General Secretary of Holy...

Tackling New HIV infections to top agenda during Candle light Day

BY  SpearTeam Presidency Minister Esther Mbayo has said government will use the candle Light Day. The day is marked on May 17, every year...

What you should know about cancer of the white blood cells (Leukemia) -The spear...

Leukemia is a type of cancer that harms the body's ability to make healthy blood cells. It starts in the bone marrow, the soft...

Busoga Region Trailing in Child Vaccination

While Uganda has tremendously improved immunization coverage, some surveys however indicate declining performance in some communities leading to disease outbreaks. The demographic and health survey...
Chips Chicken soda . ..major junk foods on the on youths daily menu

Fast Foods [Junk], a deadly slow poison on young generations daily menu

With the hard economic times, more Ugandans are also opting for cheaper means of survival especially with spending on food. Many streets have been filled...

Health Ministry sleeping as foreign NGOs warn of Mystery disease outbreak in Uganda.

UGANDA IN THE FOREIGN NEWS: Apart from the famous "pair of buttocks story" of the sanitary pads activists Dr.Stella Nyanzi, Uganda is in the...
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Pawpaw leaves Juice, a secret cancer cure

Pawpaw leaves are very useful in healing and curing cancer and dengue fever, and for good health. According to researchers the phytonutrients in the...

CONSTIPATION: speak out you’re not alone

By the Spear Doctor Constipation is a condition where your bowel movements are tough and they happen less often than normal. The most common symptoms...

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