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Why Lira University Opted For A Degree Program In Nursing And Midwifery

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Why Lira Health Department Wants MBN Clinical Laboratories To Close

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WINDHOEK: Faced with one of the highest HIV prevalence rates in the world, Namibia has become the first country in Africa to have more than three-quarters of its HIV-affected population virally suppressed — and insiders are crediting political obligation, good data, and community-centered HIV programs for the extraordinary success. According to the results of Namibia’s first …

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While Democratic Republic of Congo [DRC] has recorded nine other Ebola outbreaks since 1976, there haven’t been any in this region. Aside from developing a security strategy, many further involvements used during the Équateur outbreak will remain the same, including contact tracing and use of the tentative Ebola vaccine. Last month, a “ring vaccination” method which vaccinated health …

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The Mubende district locals are in acute shock after a strange disease killed eight of their own and threatening more lives. In their efforts to identify the type of disease outbreak, Ministry of Health has taken blood samples to the United States of America for further examination. Dr. Henry Mwebesa who’s the Acting Director General …

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The five year healthcare program is worth approximately Uganda shillings 121,360,000,000.00 [One Hundred Twenty One Billion Three Hundred Sixty Million Shillings Only]. Youngest district, Kwania is among other eight districts in Lango sub-region to benefit from recently launched Regional Health Program to Improve Health System in Uganda [RHPIHSU]. The United States of America government through …

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The Lira Resident District Commissioner has vowed to intervene, bringing to an end the land disputes between squatters and Lira Regional Referral Hospital. Mr Robert Abak says he would also demolish all shelters belonging to illegal tenants. On Tuesday, RDC Abak was responding to a request made by the Hospital Director, Dr. Benard Odur who …

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The construction of staff quarters for Lira Regional Referral Hospital [LRRH] has been launched. A shs.2.48 billion development was launched on Tuesday at Lira regional referral hospital. The development which is aimed at addressing the housing crisis at the hospital will see sixteen housing units comprising of one bedroom, sitting room, kitchen and bathroom completed …

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Amuru district Council last week Friday passed an ordinance aimed stopping the distribution and sale of sachet waragi in the district. The district Council session was held at Pabbo Town Council hall. Apollo Okwera, the LC5 councilor for Amuru Sub County who raised the motion on regulation of sale of alcohol and banning of Sachet …

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The Born Again Faith Federation in eastern Uganda is set to embark on sensitizing the communities in Bugisu Sub-region on the dangers of early child marriages and teenage pregnancies. This follows an outcry on the increasing cases of early child marriages, teenage pregnancies and school dropout among other challenges in the Sub-region. David Musana, the …

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African Youth Initiative Network (AYINET) has launched phase II project dubbed ‘Rehabilitation for Communities and War Victims for Effective Recovery’. Denis Odwar, the coordinator medical and Psychosocial Rehabilitation project asked for support from both government and local leaders. “We need to work together because this is a health related project and as our area of …

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By OTII DENIS AMURU-Residents of Pwunu Dyang, Gaji Labala parishes  in Apaa, Amuru district are in acute worries as they have to trek more than 20 kilo-meters in-order to access health services. This dilemma is affecting both expectant mothers who can’t get antenatal services and those with other ailments. Akwir Jenet, a resident of Gaji …

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