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Research Shows Vaccination Has Reduced Covid Deaths by 55%

Research Shows Vaccination Has Reduced Covid Deaths by 55%

Makerere University Research and Innovation Fund through a survey has shown that vaccination has reduced Covid deaths by 55%. This is especially among individuals that have fully got the vaccine. They conducted the survey between May, 1 and July 31, 2021, on vaccination status and treatment outcomes of patients. They admitted these patients to two Covid treatment units at Namboole ...

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National Drug Authority Warns Public On Unlicensed Outlets

National Drug Authority Warns Public On Unlicensed Outlets

National Drug Authority has warned the public against buying drugs and medicines from unlicensed drug out let’s. Briefing journalists in Kampala NDA spokesman Abiaz Rwamwiri said illegal pharmacies are on rampage selling expired drugs. “NDA appeals to the public to be vigilant and report any drug outlet that do not comply with standards as laid down in the NDA Act. ...

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Government Urged To Increase Funding For Sexual Reproductive Health Services

Government Urged To Increase Funding For Sexual Reproductive Health Services

The Executive Director of Reproductive Health Uganda has urged government to expedite on increasing funding for  sexual and reproductive health services despite covid 19 pandemic stress on the economy. Jackson Chekweko  says there is inadequate resources for sexual and reproductive health services country wide amidst huge demand  of services by society. ” We strongly call upon government to increase investment ...

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Covid Lockdown Hindered Access To Reproductive Health Services

Covid Lockdown Hindered Access To Reproductive Health Services

A study conducted by Reproductive Health Uganda has indicated that strict Covid-19 pandemic lockdown instituted by President Yoweri Museveni hindered access to Reproductive Health services  country wide. Their report on the impact of covid pandemic has revealed. The study notes that  Uganda’s response to COVID-19 negatively impacted maternal, child and neonatal health. They noted an increase in pregnancy complications and ...

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Ministry of Health Develops Strategy On Snake Bites

Ministry of Health Develops Strategy On Snake Bites

Snakebite envenoming is a potentially life-threatening disease that is caused by toxins in the bite of a venomous snake. At times, if they don’t treat it, it can cause permanent disability or even death in some cases. The good news is that the Ministry of Health has developed a national snakebite prevention and management strategy. This will help address snakebite ...

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