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Hospitals, Schools Get 3,200 Litres Of Milk Fresh Dairy Donation

17 February, 2020 | Hits:49

Fresh Dairy has donated over 3,200 litres of milk in total to four (4) less privileged communities to include: Uganda Burns and Plastic Surgery Institute – Kiruddu Mulago hospital, Bless a Child Foundation, Butabika hospital and Ntinda School for the Deaf. This was in a bid to give back to the communities in which Fresh Dairy operates, while helping to boost the health and nutrition of the recipients who are in dare need of it. Marketing Manager, Brookside Limited, the producers of...

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Uganda Budgets Shs25bn To Fight Coronavirus, Sets Up Inter-Ministerial Committee

05 February, 2020 | Hits:129

The government of Uganda has set up an inter-ministerial committee under the leadership of the prime minister to oversee the coordination of the preparedness activities against the spread of the coronavirus (2019-nCov) that has killed close to 500 people globally. The minister for health Dr JaneRuth Aceng who pronounced the establishment of the inter-ministerial committee also said that her ministry has ‘developed a preparedness plan costed at Shs25bn for handling the threat of the epidemic.’ She said that Uganda has intensified its...

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Hospitals Have Failed To Attract Medical Staff, Says PS Ministry Of Health

07 January, 2020 | Hits:306

The Permanent Secretary (PS) of Ministry of Health, Dr. Diana Atwine, has said that they are struggling to attract qualified medical staff in medical facilities spread across the country despite persistent advertising and call for applications from suited Ugandans. Dr. Atwine, speaking to Business Focus in an exclusive interview, explained that this unattractiveness has led to understaffing at the ministry headquarters and other hospitals and that it remains a big challenge. She said this understaffing is hampering service delivery at the ministry...

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Christmas Kids Camp At Speke Resort To Keep Your Children Health

07 December, 2019 | Hits:585

The physical growth of children is something that doesn’t pay much attention because, in most times, the toddlers are not recommended to professional physical workout. Sometimes this is achieved through Physical Education at school and through other sports activities in and out of school. In a case where the child is not physically involved in sports activities at school, the child has other avenues to achieve these goals like at social activities like outdoor outings, parties, and adventure engagements.  For many...

Lifestyle

African Leaders At AU Summit Call For Action To End Malnutrition By 2025

11 February, 2020 | Hits:87

African countries have made progress toward eradicating malnutrition and stunting but need to do more to hit United Nati...

Speke Resort's Gym Introduces Zumba Fitness Classes

01 February, 2020 | Hits:632

Dance, particularly Zumba, as a fitness exercise has become a global phenomenon and has enormous health benefits for tho...

Start 2020 With This 30% Discount Gym Offer At Speke Resort

04 January, 2020 | Hits:490

After a long festive season of resting and little or no physical activity to pump up body fitness, many people are consi...

Five Healthy Benefits Of Practicing Taekwondo

12 December, 2019 | Hits:601

For many people, the only time they see people practicing taekwondo is during international sporting events like the Oly...

The City Gym Introduces Ballet Dance Programme For Holiday Makers

12 December, 2019 | Hits:595

The schools' third term holiday is pretty a long one and it can be troublesome for the kids and parents alike. The child...

Achieve Your Fitness Goals This Xmas At The City Gym

12 December, 2019 | Hits:505

The festive season is here and during this period many times people tend to eat not proportional amounts of food, drink ...

Research

How Autotransfusion Device Hemafuse Will Revolutionize Blood Access Across Africa

05 February, 2020 | Hits:92

Hemafuse, a surgical autotransfusion device, will revolutionize blood access across Africa. Hemafuse is designed to salv...

Uganda Embarks On Plan To Legalize Medical Cannabis Farming

12 December, 2019 | Hits:588

Ugandans will soon start to legally farm medical marijuana on their farms, news reports quoting State Minister of Health...

Ministry Of Health Suspends Measles, Rubella Vaccination Campaign

08 September, 2019 | Hits:7383

The ministry of health has announced that it has postponed the Measles-Rubella (MR) national vaccination campaign from t...

Victoria University Launches Physiotherapy & Occupational Therapy Book

09 May, 2019 | Hits:914

Victoria University Vice Chancellor, Assoc. Prof. Krishna N. Sharma, has today launched a new book titled ‘Advanced Tech...

Medical Marijuana To Reduce Pain In Older Ugandan Workers

01 May, 2019 | Hits:1095

As Uganda ponders to legalize marijuana growing and production, it is emerging that the weed could have direct positive ...

Victoria University Vice-Chancellor Releases Book On Physiotherapy And Occupational Therapy

01 May, 2019 | Hits:1196

Victoria University focus on a research driven education continues to pay off after the Vice Chancellor Assoc. Prof. Kri...