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Girls in Entebbe fishing communities get training on menstrual hygiene

Views: 1 Girls at Kigungu landing site in Entebbe have received training on  menstrual hygiene from Family Medical Point(FMP) , a non for profit organisation. During celebrations to mark the menstrual gygiene day, FMP held an outreach at Entebbe Girls School  to advance girls’ education through access to accurate sexual reproductive health and rights information […]

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JMS to scale up manufacturing of medical products

Views: 1 Archbishop of the Church of Uganda, Dr Stephen Samuel Kaziimba speaks during the function. The Joint Medical Stores( JMS) through its  trading arm, Joint Health Care Investment Limited (JHC) has announced plans to scale up the production of  medical products . JHC produces medical products including cleaning materials and Ultra Sound Gel under

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Kisoro Races for Health: Virunga Marathon Boosts Hospital ICU

Views: 2 Over 600 runners laced up their shoes and pounded the pavement in Kisoro District for the inaugural Virunga Marathon. This exciting event, held at Saza grounds, drew participants not only from across Uganda (Kampala, Kasese) but also from neighboring Kigali, Rwanda. The marathon wasn’t just about competition – it was a race for

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Djibouti Launches Innovative Project to Combat Malaria with Genetically Engineered Mosquitoes

Views: 0 The Djibouti Friendly Mosquito Programme is a collaboration between Djibouti’s National Malaria Control Programme, the public health not-for-profit Association Mutualis, and University of Oxford founded Oxitec Ltd, a leading developer of biological solutions to control disease-transmitting pests. Djibouti launches a pioneering project, releasing genetically engineered mosquitoes to combat malaria. The initiative aims to

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Rising obesity rates among children a growing concern

Views: 3 Joel Mwanja has taken to regular exercise under the tutelage of Coach Rickie The Ministry of Health has warned parents about the risks of childhood obesity and advised them to be mindful of their children’s diets and to ensure they have time for physical play to maintain their health.   Obesity among children

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Medics in Mubende decry poor working conditions

Views: 2 Gayaaza Health Centre III got new staff housing units  Medical workers at Gayaaza Health Centre III in Kassambya Subcounty, Mubende District, have raised concerns over poor working conditions that they say inconvenience effective delivery of services to patients. While addressing district officials at a staff house commissioning, Mary Goretti Nabuuma, the in-charge Gayaaza

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GE HealthCare and Daktari Africa collaborate to enhance cardiovascular care in Kenya

Views: 11 Dr. Charles Kamotho, Founder & CEO of Daktari Africa, highlighted the revolutionary potential of this collaboration in bringing advanced diagnostic capabilities to remote areas. Image Credit: Country: Kenya The partnership agreement will support Kenya’s National Strategic Plan for the Prevention and Control of Non-Communicable Diseases by helping clinicians better diagnose and treat cardiovascular

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7 benefits coconut water brings to our health

Views: 29 Coconut water is free of fat and cholesterol but rich in electrolytes, which aid in hydration and improve cardiovascular health. A 240-ml serving of fresh coconut water provides 60 calories, 15 grams of carbohydrates, 8 grams of sugar, and is abundant in potassium, magnesium, and calcium—all beneficial for overall health. Health experts have

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Beyond Zero Initiative Joins Major Partners in Marking International Day to End Obstetric Fistula

Views: 4 The First Lady of Makueni County, Her Excellency Anita Mutula exchange pleasantries with Ms. Beatrice Koki of Beyond Zero Initiative during a courtesy call to her office ahead of the International Day to End Obstetric Fistula commemoration in Wote, Makueni County. MAKUENI, May 23, 2024: The Beyond Zero Initiative today joined the Ministry

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