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Ugandan Medical Student, Julius Nuwagaba Earns International Award For Project To Improve Community Health

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PHILADELPHIA, UNITED STATES– Julius Nuwagaba of Kampala, Uganda, a medical student at Makerere University School of Medicine, is one of 12 students from around the world named recipients of the 2019 Student Projects for Health awards presented by the Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG®) and its Foundation for Advancement of International Medical Education and Research (FAIMER®). As a recipient of ...

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Over 1000 Dogs Vaccinated In Kibra Nairobi, Kenya

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Over 1000 dogs in Kibra were vaccinated against the deadly rabies disease between 15th and 16th June.  The dogs were also treated, dewormed and given birth control services. Speaking at the event, Dr. Emily Mudoga a veterinarian and campaigns manager at World Animal Protection, urged dog owners to ensure that their dogs are given the annual rabies vaccine as a preventive measure ...

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Nakasero Hospital Celebrates Its Ten year Anniversary

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Established a decade ago, Nakasero Hospital celebrated its 10th year anniversary this week at the Serena Hotel in Kampala. The colorful event attracted health industry’s key players and government officials including Ruhakana Rugunda, the Prime Minister and Jane Ruth Aceng, the Minister of Health. The anniversary was organized to give back and show appreciation to its community which includes clients, ...

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Companies Urged To Embrace Blood Donation Drives

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Business leader and Managing Director of Cipla Quality Chemicals Limited has asked corporate companies  and government agencies to embrace blood donation drives to save mothers, children and accident victims on dire need of blood. Presiding over world blood donor day celebration under the theme: safe blood for all  Katongole noted that Uganda Blood Transfusion Services(UBTS) lacks sufficient blood supply for ...

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DFCU Bank Staff  In Sickle Cell Screening & Blood Donation

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As it’s often said, information is power, this is no different when it comes to health. Knowing your health status helps you in your wellness quest and also ensures you live a more wholesome life. Yesterday morning dfcu bank conducted a free sickle cell screening session for its employees and also had them donate blood in response to the national blood ...

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