New Radiotherapy Machine To Be Operational In November

New Radiotherapy Machine To Be Operational In November The Min­istry of Health through the Uganda Can­cer In­sti­tute has promised Ugan­dans that the new radiother­apy ma­chine will be fully in­stalled and op­er­a­tional by No­vem­ber. The ra­dio­ther­apy ma­chine Cobalt 60 that took over a year to be de­liv­ered evoked pub­lic out­rage and con­cern about the time it […]

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What Makes New Mulago Tick

What Makes New Mulago Tick By Our Reporters If all goes according to the plan, the new women’s hospital at Mulago will be open to the public latest February next year. The new complex comprises of a number of stand-alone structures which in total have 453 bed capacity. The super specialized hospital will have capacity […]

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Middle East Consultants Ltd Clarifies on Benghazi Security; Set to Take More Medical Personnel

Middle East Consultants Ltd Clarifies on Benghazi Security; Set to Take More Medical Personnel By Amon Baita The Managing Director of Middle East Consultants Limited, Gordon Mugenyi has dismissed rumors indicating that the security and working conditions in Libya are not safe. This was revealed in a new report set to be submitted to the […]

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Shocking Secrets Why You Are Having Troubles Getting Pregnant

Shocking Secrets Why You Are Having Troubles Getting Pregnant By Marion Adongo Most people know that a woman’s fertility decreases as she gets older, but even during her most fertile (and otherwise healthy) years, lifestyle choices and external factors can affect a woman’s chances of having a healthy baby. Women who want to increase their […]

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Self HIV Testing To Start In Uganda

Self HIV Testing To Start In Uganda By Sarah Achen As the battle against HIV continues, the good news is that Uganda is to introduce self testing to enable men who have long not been free to test from health facilities, test on their own and in privacy. Dr Flavia Matovu Kiweewa, a Lead Researcher […]

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Menstruation Blamed For High Girl-Child Dropout Cases

Menstruation Blamed For High Girl-Child Dropout Cases By Andrew Cohen Amvesi  Nebbi: Officials of Nebbi district have blamed the rampant cases of girl-child school dropout cases in the district on menstruation periods. Speaking during the training on how to make cheap reusable sanitary pads for girls and teachers of Goli mixed Primary School in Nebbi […]

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Surprising Health Benefits Of Sex

Surprising Health Benefits Of Sex By Marion Adongo Sex not only feels good, it can also be good for you. Here’s what a healthy sex life can do for you. Helps Keep Your Immune System Humming Sexually active people take fewer sick days. People who have sex have higher levels of what defends your body against germs, viruses, […]

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Shocking Causes of Penile Pain in Men Revealed

Shocking Causes of Penile Pain in Men Revealed By Marion Adongo Sexually transmitted diseases are the most common reason why a man may experience pain in his penis while engaging in sex or when urinating. But did you know there are other reasons for penile pain? If not addressed, these issues can affect everything from […]

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Sleep Deprivation Can Affect Your Sex Life – Experts

Sleep Deprivation Can Affect Your Sex Life – Experts By Marion Adongo When it comes to spicing up your sex life, sometimes the best thing you can do in bed is sleep. This is because there are many ways sleep deprivation affects one’s sex life. Getting enough sleep each night is therefore a higher priority […]

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Why Women Should Visit Their Gynecologists More Often

Why Women Should Visit Their Gynecologists More Often By Marion Adongo Maintaining your sexual and reproductive health should be a priority for any adult woman. In order to maintain good reproductive and sexual health, females should visit a gynecologist (a doctor who specializes in females’ reproductive health) for an exam about once a year. Generally, […]

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Deadly Measles Outbreak Confirmed in Kampala and Wakiso

Deadly Measles Outbreak Confirmed in Kampala and Wakiso The Ministry of Health has confirmed the outbreak of measles in the five divisions of Kampala and the several suburbs of Wakiso district. A statement released by the ministry this morning, indicates that surveillance and case finding reports show a total of 67 cases have so far […]

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How To Deal With Menopause And Become More Active In Bed

How To Deal With Menopause And Become More Active In Bed Menopause is not a disease, but rather the point in a woman’s life at which she is no longer fertile, and menstrual periods have ceased. During this time, ovulation stops and estrogen hormones drop. Menopause can be accompanied by physical symptoms in some women, […]

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What You Didn’t Know About Erectile Dysfunction 

What You Didn’t Know About Erectile Dysfunction By Marion Adongo Erectile dysfunction is when a man has persistent problems achieving and/or sustaining an erection. Erectile dysfunction can first emerge in a man as early as 40 and can make sexual intercourse impossible without treatment. When blood fills two chambers in the penis (known as the […]

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31 Sex Quiz for Husbands

31 Sex Quiz for Husbands Dear husband, how well do you know your wife’s sexuality. In your own privacy, answer these simple questions on your own, then answer them with your wife. You cannot fully satisfy your wife if you don’t know her sexual needs and preference. What about you does your wife find sexy? […]

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Nodding Disease Victims Are Too Horny – Report

Nodding Disease Victims Are Too Horny – Report By Patrick Ocaido A report has revealed that nodding syndrome, also referred to as nodding disease, is not only characterized by a nodding behavior of the head, but also a ‘riotous’ nodding of the victim’s whopper. This hysterical report was tabled before parliament recently by the committee […]

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Why Rich Children Top In Malnutrition

Why Rich Children Top In Malnutrition By Sarah Achen Majority of children are stunted because they were not fed on a diversity of foods and this affects the child’s creativity and brain development. The call was made by Boaz Musimenta the Nutrition program coordinator from the Prime minister’s office made the remark at Minister’s Village […]

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Uganda Should Start Making Drugs

Uganda Should Start Making Drugs By Sarah Achen Government should except taxes on services such as electricity to enable manufacturers especially of drugs to enable them produce drugs like ARVS among others. This remark was made by Moses Mulumba of Centre for Health Rights and Human Rights during a media Café on intellectual property, access […]

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MUK Don Hailed for Fighting Pathogens in the Country

MUK Don Hailed for Fighting Pathogens in the Country With the increasing population in Uganda and world over, there is also the increasing trans-boundary diseases and pathogens which require technical touch to analyse them in the laboratories and fighting them. However, by the year 1995, the only highest level of education for these highly important […]

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M7 Summons Cabinet Over Sick Cows

M7 Summons Cabinet Over Sick Cows By Our Reporters A multi-billion livestock export deal between Uganda and Egypt is on the verge of collapsing after the intervention President Museveni had devised, costing billions, got unexpected hurdles. Museveni, who is struggling with a frail economy, has desperately been trying all efforts to increase the inflow of […]

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Healthcare Organizations Worry About Growing HIV Resistance to Drugs

Healthcare Organizations Worry About Growing HIV Resistance to Drugs Healthcare organizations  that are supporting people living with HIV/AIDS which includes People in Need Agency Uganda (PINA-U) and Aids Healthcare foundation,   have urged the Ministry of Health to come out and clarify the government’s plans to initiate third line treatment for patients who have failed  second […]

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