Slow Food Festival: A showcase of Uganda’s Coffee

Slow Food Uganda  Coffee Festival 2017 is about to kick off! A festival to promote good, clean and fair coffee and support small-scale Uganda producers The...

Kenya, Rwanda ban Ugandan chicken over Bird Flu

BY IVAN MOSH Following the outbreak of bird flu in Uganda, authorities in her neighbours of Kenya and Rwanda have slapped a ban on importation...

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

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Home care treatment can solve TB multi-drug resistance

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Kigezi health centre II found in Budwale sub county BUNAMAYE Parish BUNGOKHO NORTH COUNTY in Mbale district.

A gov’t healthy center or death trap? Welcome to Kigezi H/C II-Mbaale district

Kakwenza Rukirabashaija II spotted this health unit and it makes everyone wonder how Ugandans survive under Museveni's dilapidated government systems! This health facility is found...

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...

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NMS Supplies empty medicine boxes to health units in Abim!

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Uganda runs out of O Negative blood group

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Spear Doctor: Ten health benefits from eating Banana flower [Empumumpu]

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Tax Payers Paid Shs 10bn to Treat 140 top govt officials Abroad – Report

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Museveni gives his friend Nkoyooyo Shs80M for treatment; Family calls it peanuts

  BY OUR REPORTER Of the Shs270m retired Archbishop Mpalanyi Nkoyooyo needs for urgent life-saving surgery, government has contributed just Shs80m – about a third of...

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