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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Stubborn men reversing strides in HIV/AIDS fight – M7

Stubborn men reversing strides in HIV/AIDS fight – M7 President Yoweri Museveni has vowed to rekindle the fight against HIV/AIDS in Uganda and Africa saying while medicine is improving and new techniques, including using disposable syringes and blood transfusion have progressed, greedy and indisciplined men are reversing the stride in the fight against the epidemic. […]

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Some Interesting Facts About The Average Penis Size

Some Interesting Facts About The Average Penis Size It’s one of those search terms that’s always hanging around Incognito windows, but the resulting “data”? It tends to be poppycock. However, a pioneering study claims to have definitively established the average size, and it’s shorter than you thought. Named “Am I Normal?”, the collaboration between King’s […]

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Ugandans To Get Generic Of Latest AIDS Drug Later This Year

Ugandans To Get Generic Of Latest AIDS Drug Later This Year Kenya is the first African country to start using a new generic Aids drug that can improve and prolong the lives of people who suffer severe side effects and resistance to other treatments, the Reuters news agency reports. Dolutegravir (DTG), which was first approved […]

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Mild-May Uganda Launches 30 Year Master Plan to Combat HIV/AIDS

Mild-May Uganda Launches 30 Year Master Plan to Combat HIV/AIDS Mild-May Uganda says all children born at their facility in 2014 by HIV positive mothers have remained HIV negative. The Executive Director of Mild-May Uganda, Dr. Babara Mukasa made the comments as Mild-May Uganda launched a 30 year master plan that will see it transformed into […]

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Kenyan Girls To Get Free Sanitary Pads

Kenyan Girls To Get Free Sanitary Pads All Kenyan schoolgirls are to get free sanitary pads, the government has said. It is hoped the move will improve access to education in a country where many cannot afford sanitary products like pads and tampons. The high cost has led to an estimated one million girls missing […]

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Sickle-Cell Disease: Health Minister Wants Pre-Marital Testing

Sickle-Cell Disease: Health Minister Wants Pre-Marital Testing Minister of Health Dr. Ruth Aceng has called for a policy to have all couples screened for sickle-cells disease before they marry. “Before marriage, every couple must screen for the sickle-cell gene. You cannot see and identify carriers of the gene, so it is important that we screen,” […]

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STUDY: Ejaculation Reduces Risk Of Cancer In Men

STUDY: Ejaculation Reduces Risk Of Cancer In Men Several studies have linked frequent ejaculation — during sex, masturbation, or while you’re sleeping — to reduced risk of prostate cancer. How much of a difference can ejaculating really make? According to a 2016 study published in the journal European Urology, quite a bit. Researchers surveyed 32,000 […]

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WHO Confirms Congo Polio Outbreaks In New Eradication Setback

WHO Confirms Congo Polio Outbreaks In New Eradication Setback Democratic Republic of Congo has suffered two separate outbreaks of polio, a debilitating and potentially deadly disease that the world is trying to eradicate, the World Health Organization said on Tuesday. Confirmation of the outbreaks in Congo’s Haut-Lomami and Maniema provinces came less than a week […]

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Uganda’s Plan To Send 1,000 Medical Workers To Libya Criticised By Activists

Uganda’s Plan To Send 1,000 Medical Workers To Libya Criticised By Activists Uganda is planning to send about 1,000 medical workers to Libya, an official said on Friday, a plan criticised by health activists who believe it would further weaken the country’s struggling health care system. Over the last decade, foreign recruiters and employers from […]

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DRC Designs Medical App to Tackle Rape and Flag War Crimes

DRC Designs Medical App to Tackle Rape and Flag War Crimes Activists behind an app designed to assist doctors document evidence of sexual violence in the Democratic Republic of Congo aim to go beyond obtaining justice for rape victims and collect data which could help secure prosecutions for war crimes. Developed by Physicians for Human […]

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Pupils Beg Museveni To Fulfill Pads Pledge

Pupils Beg Museveni To Fulfill Pads Pledge By Milton Emmy Akwam LIRA: Female adolescent pupils in Lango Sub Region have reminded and begged President Museveni to adhere to and fulfill one of his key pledges in the (2017/2018) financial year. The pupils, performing at Plan International Uganda function to mark its 25 years of operation […]

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7 Easy Ways on How To Lose Belly Fat

7 Easy Ways on How To Lose Belly Fat Excess body fat is a concern for many people, and is viewed by the majority as unhealthy. Although obesity has been linked with significant health risks, being overweight doesn’t automatically mean your health is in a bad state. Conversely, many people who are in the healthy range for […]

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Botched Anti-Measles Campaign Kills 15 Children In South Sudan

Botched Anti-Measles Campaign Kills 15 Children In South Sudan At least 15 children died in South Sudan in early May after health workers vaccinating them against measles used the same syringe without sterilizing it, the health minister said on Friday. About 300 children were vaccinated on May 2-5 in Nacholdokopele village in Eastern Equatoria state, […]

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One In Five Twins Dies Under 5 years of Age In Sub-Saharan Africa – Study

One In Five Twins Dies Under 5 years of Age In Sub-Saharan Africa – Study One in five twins born in sub-Saharan Africa dies before turning age 5, even as infant mortality has dropped sharply for lone babies in the region, scientists said in a new study. That means some 315,000 sub-Saharan twins die each […]

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