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 […]

Changing Rooms: A motivation for Girls to Stay at School

Changing Rooms: A motivation for Girls to Stay at School

When Nancy (name changed for privacy) got pregnant in 2015 her life turned into a nightmare. The 16 year old had  dropped out from primary five at a school in Kamuli district because of poor menstrual hygiene management. Nancy’s father became furious and disappointed in her on learning of her pregnancy though she had stopped […]

Counseling Can Reduce Drug Abuse and Mental Health Cases at Universities

Counseling Can Reduce Drug Abuse and Mental Health Cases at Universities

The use of alcohol and other substances during adolescence and early adulthood has become a serious public health problem at some universities and colleges in Uganda. This can be seen by the high number of patients admitted to Butabika National Referral Mental Hospital, majority of whom are university and high school students suffering from alcohol and […]

One chicken egg a day may reduce heart disease risk

One chicken egg a day may reduce heart disease risk

Eating one egg a day may significantly cut your risk of cardiovascular (heart) disease, according to a new study from Chinese researchers. The study published in the journal Heart recruited more than 500,000 people in China between 2004 and 2008 to ask about their egg consumption. The study led by researchers from Peking University Health […]

When University Students Need a Therapist

When University Students Need a Therapist

Many high school students think life at campus is one of the best one can ever enjoy during the education journey but this has never been true for all university students. A number of University students are faced with emotional health issues and mental disorders that negatively affect their academic performance. According to a study done by Nsereko […]

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