Therapy for Teens: Why Teens Need Mental Healthcare

Therapy for Teens: Why Teens Need Mental Healthcare

Thousands of teenagers live with various types of mental illness and mental health problems, such as social anxiety, obsessive compulsive disorder, drug addiction, and personality disorders. Medication and psychotherapy are some of the treatment options for mental illness. Mental health includes how you act, feel, and think in different situations. Teens have mental health problems […]

How Telemedicine and Telehealth can Improve Healthcare Services

How Telemedicine and Telehealth can Improve Healthcare Services

Distance and travel time between patients and care providers can limit access to better healthcare. Fortunately, with technological advancements like telemedicine and telehealth, one  can overcome geographic barriers to healthcare services, especially for specialized health care providers. Just like online-counseling, telemedicine can be particularly beneficial for patients in medically under-served communities and those in rural […]

Heart Attacks During Christmas Eve

According to the health research carried  out in  Sweden, Christmas Eve is the worst day of the year for heart attacks, researchers found, with risk rising nearly 40 percent. More specifically, research showed that most heart attacks hit around 10 p.m. that day. The observational study analyzed the timing of 283,014 heart attacks reported to […]

KIU Teaching Hospital Ranked Among Best Health Facilities in Uganda

KIU Teaching Hospital Ranked Among Best Health Facilities in Uganda

The ministry health financial report for 2017/2018 put the Kampala International University (KIU) teaching hospital among the best health teaching hospitals in Uganda. The hospital based at the Kampala International University (KIU) Western Campus, in Ishaka, Bushenyi was among the top four (4) best referral hospitals in the country. KIU management praised the hospital authorities […]

Makerere University Wins Bid to Host 2020 World Health Summit

Makerere University Wins Bid to Host 2020 World Health Summit

Makerere University has won the bid to host the African Regional World health summit, the very first on the African continent. The university Vice Chancellor, Prof. Barnabas Nawangwe has confirmed the development on his social media pages expressing his gratitude towards achieving such an honor. “The M8 Alliance has announced Makerere as the winner of […]

Makerere University Hospital Runs out of Drugs 

Makerere University Hospital Runs out of Drugs 

Makerere University Hospital is faced with a challenge of lack of drugs which has left students and other patients stuck. According to the Makerere University Hospital Director, Prof. Josaphat Byamugisha, the hospital has not had any medical supplies since May but said the problem is being handled as an emergency.The university hospital has been under the […]

Mountains of the Moon University Donates Land for Construction of a Heart Center

Mountains of the Moon University Donates Land for Construction of a Heart Center

Mountains of the Moon University in Fort Portal has committed over four acres of land for construction of a regional heart center. The university’s offer was communicated by Richard Rwabuhinga, the LCV Kabarole District Chairperson on Thursday to the district council. He confirmed that the university had dedicated four acres of its land at Ssaka, […]

 Nambooze to return home after successful knee surgery

 Nambooze to return home after successful knee surgery

The Mukono Municipality Member of Parliament (MP) Betty Nambooze Bakireke has undergone a successful knee surgery and is to come back to Uganda in two weeks. “After undergoing all the medical procedures including fixing back the screw, looking for the veins that had disappeared and now the knee surgery, I am feeling much better, though […]

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