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Cholera Outbreak In Kasese District- Health Officer Confirms

Cholera outbreaks In Kasese

More than 70 people have been admitted to Bwera Hospital in Kasese district following an outbreak of Cholera. Check also: Measles Outbreak In Kampala And Wakiso Kasese district health Officer Yusuf Baseka confirms the outbreak and says that no deaths have so far been recorded. He says the most affected people are from Bukonzo West constituency, an area neighbours the Democratic ...

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Kenya To Start Collecting Kidney From Dead Patients

Kenya to start Kidney transplant

Kenya will soon start harvesting kidney from ‘dead’ patients and transplant it to those suffering from kidney failures upon consent from the deceased families. Check also:  A Kenyan Teen, Caroline Wambui Develops Organ-Matching App The chairman of the Kenya Renal Association scientific committee Dr Maranga Wambugu said currently the Ministry of Health is having talks with different stakeholders on the regulations ...

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Fake Cancer Drugs Hit Uganda Market The National Drug Authority Warns

Fake cancer Drugs Hit Uganda Market

The National Drug Authority (NDA) has warned the public of two counterfeit cancer drugs that have hit the market. Check also: This Juice Prevents Cance, Lowers High Blood Pressure And Cleanses Your Liver In a statement, NDA spokesman Frederick Ssekyana  said Sutent and Avastin drugs have been on the Ugandan market for an unspecified period of time. The alert was issued ...

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Measles Outbreak In Kampala And Wakiso


The ministry of health has announced a measles outbreak in two central districts of Kampala and Wakiso. Check also: First death of measl in US since 2003 Prof Anthony Mbonye, the ministry’s Acting Director General of Health Services said in a statement that  the airborne disease has already been confirmed in seven people after laboratory tests were done within the month ...

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5 Year Old Boy From SA Became Youngest Patient In Africa To Receive An Artificial Heart

artificial heart

A five-year-old boy from Newcastle, KwaZulu-Natal, has become the youngest patient in Africa to receive an artificial heart, the Maboneng Heart Institute said on Wednesday. Check also: Eating Chocolate Helps Prevent Common Heart Problems – Study Tells Mnotho Mndebele, who weighs only 17kg, is also one of the youngest and smallest patients in the world to have had a heart ventricular ...

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