Prime Minister Nabbanja Tasks Team to Review COVID-19 Testing Procedures At Entebbe Airport

 Prime Minister Robinah Nabbanja has tasked a ten-member select committee comprising ten officials from the National Planning Authority-NPA, Uganda Civil Aviation Authority-UCAA, security agencies and the ministries of health and tourism to address loopholes in the COVID-19 testing procedures at Entebbe International Airport.      Nabbanja, who heads the Inter-ministerial Committee on Uganda’s COVID-19 response named the…

Medical Students Decry Forced Vaccination As Postmortem for Deceased Colleague Delaystem

Several medical students have petitioned their leaders to stop their supervisors from compelling them to produce proof of COVID—19 vaccination before they access training.  Boniface Osodi, the president of the Federation of Uganda Medical Students Association (FUMSA) told URN on Tuesday that he has received six letters from students since Friday calling for the reversal…

High Number of Cancer Patients Concealing use of Herbal Medicine Worries Experts

Doctors treating cancer patients at the Uganda Cancer Institute (UCI) have expressed concern over the high number of patients using herbal medicine concurrently with their prescribed conventional medicine or chemotherapy.             The doctors who were sharing experiences in how to efficiently handle the different kinds of patients noted that many…

Mulago Specialized Women And Neonatal Hospital Still Operates Without Key Specialists

Mulago Specialized Women and Neonatal hospital is still operating without key specialists three years after it was glamorously launched as a facility that epitomizes everything modern in a 21st-century health service.   Dr Evelyn Nabunya, the Executive Director of the Hospital told their first board of 12 members that was inaugurated on Thursday that the…