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Ebola Outbreak; Health Ministry Releases Guidelines

Ebola Outbreak; Health Ministry Releases Guidelines

The Ministry of Health has issued a list of SOPs to follow in this unexpected outbreak of the Ebola virus in Mubende. These SOPs are majorly aimed at health workers, communities and families members as well as other stakeholders at the frontline fighting the disease. The government on Tuesday confirmed the outbreak of the Ebola virus and these guidelines follow ...

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Some Good News About Sleeping On Your Side

Some Good News About Sleeping On Your Side

Whether you wake up with back, neck, or shoulder discomfort depends on how you sleep. It has been linked to the etiology of several neurological illnesses and may either increase or alleviate sleep apnea and snoring. Most individuals benefit most from sleeping on their side, which is the healthiest posture. Several drawbacks to sleeping on one’s back or stomach might ...

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Kiteezi Landfill Needs Better Management – MPs

Kiteezi Landfill Needs Better Management - MPs

MPs on the Climate Change committee are disappointed with the state in which Kiteezi landfill currently is. Some of them have revealed that it has turned into a health and environmental hazard. The MPs, accompanied by KCCA officials, took an oversight visit to the facility recently. However, they were disturbed by the rudimentary manner of its management and the stench ...

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Government Unveils New National Cancer Control Plan

Government Unveils New National Cancer Control Plan

The government through the Uganda Cancer Institute (UCI) will roll out a new national cancer control plan. Apparently, this is to enable Ugandans access cancer care all around the entire country. The government said they reached this through a thorough study of barriers stopping people from accessing cancer care. These barriers have resulted in high death rates, especially among new ...

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Upsurge In Malaria Cases Linked To New Mosquito Species

Malaria is spread by mosiquitoess

Sources in the Health Ministry have revealed the government’s plans to put quinine back in the main malaria treatment medicines. It will also bring back Dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane (DDT), a pesticide to kill mosquitoes. This is due to the continued increase in malaria cases in the country. However, the ministry said the increase is due to the new species of mosquitoes and ...

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