Category Archives: HEALTH

Moyo RDC, vows to demolish sub-standard latrines and close down homesteads lacking toilets

By Icega Isaac Andi

The Resident District Commissioner for Moyo district Mr. Swaib Toko has vowed to launch operation against homesteads without toilets in a bid to fight against Open Defecation (OD)in the district.

Minister Sarah Opendi explains drug stock outs in Uganda

Reported by Icega Isaac Andi

The State Minister of Health for General Duties Sarah Opendi  explains drug stock outs.
The government has attributed the stock out of basic drugs in hospitals, to lack of coordination between the ministry of Finance and national Medical stores.

Uganda spouses continue to ignore antenatal care visits

Reported By Isaac

Spouses in Uganda continue to shun antenatal care services despite health workers plea to escort their wives to health facilities during pregnancy.

California fire: Deadly blazes continues to grow

California’s deadliest current wildfire is getting larger, officials warn, despite thousands of firefighters battling it.

“Erratic winds” and dry conditions have caused the Carr fire to

Uganda health centres don’t receive drugs by NMS

Reported by Isaac

Eight health centers in Moyo district are reported to be grappling in offering health repair services as they don’t receive drugs from the Country’s medicine distribution body National Medical Stores.

Syphilis infections alarming than HIV in Uganda

Reported by Icega  Isaac Andi

As the Government of Uganda with other partners fight to bring down HIV  infections, Syphilis infection is slightly higher than HIV in Uganda, Moyo District West Nile.

Uganda Minister ; I thank God that I’m alive

Reported by Icega Isaac Andi

Arrangements are underway to hold a Thanksgiving Mass for Moyo district Woman MP who also doubles as the State Minister in charge of Primary Health Care Dr. Moriku Joyce Kaducu.

‘Nobody needs to die of AIDS anymore,’ Elton John says

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Among scourges like malaria, diabetes and cancer, AIDS is the only major epidemic that could be ended “in our lifetime,” if only old-fashioned attitudes and society could be changed

Greek Wildfire kill 74 struck like flame thrower

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Survivors of the wildfires that have killed at least 74 people in Greece have described how they were forced into the sea by a blaze that “struck like a flamethrower”.

First malaria drug in 60 years given approval

A drug to treat malaria – the first such pill to get approval in 60 years – has been given the green light by authorities in the United States.

The medicine is specifically for the recurring form of malaria

Uganda MP Nambooze stuck in India without funds

Mukono Municipality MP Betty Nambooze, who is undergoing spine treatment at India’s Manipal Spinal Centre, has distanced herself from people collecting money on her behalf claiming that she is stuck

9th Thailand boy rescued ; Hooyah!

A ninth boy has emerged from deep within a cave complex in northern Thailand, the first to be rescued on the third day of a huge international operation to save the boys and their coach.