REGIONAL NEWS

UGANDA DECIDES 2021: APART FROM PRESIDENT YOWERI MUSEVENI, WHICH OTHER CANDIDATE CAN GENERATE NATIONAL ENTHUSIASM AS UGANDA NOMINATES PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATES

By Goodluck Musinguzi President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni’s National Resistance Movement Party (NRM)has finished competitive Primaries that produced flag bearers in all constituencies apart from two where it was agreed the candidates to stand as Independents. As we head for Presidential Nominations on 2nd and 3rd November 2020, President Yoweri Kaguta …

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UGANDA’S TWO MAIN APPROACHES TO FIGHTING MOSQUITOES DOING WONDERS

By Goodluck Musinguzi Use of Insecticide Treated Mosquito Nets (ITNs), and Indoor Residual Spraying (IRS) are the two main approaches to malaria vector control in Uganda. These approaches are paying off These are complemented by other measures to reduce mosquito breeding (such as source reduction and larval control measures). Integrated …

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UGANDA’S DANGEROUS MOSQUITO NAMED, ANOPHELES GAMBIAE SENSU LATO

By Goodluck Musinguzi Ugandan’s top Malaria Expert, Dr Jimmy Opigo says Malaria disease in Uganda is mostly caused by the Anopheles Gambiae Sensu Lato a dangerous mosquito. Dr Opigo in an exclusive interview with Kigezi News, said the threat posed by this tiny mosquito is in great proportions. He says …

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UGANDA REMAINS THE HEARTLAND OF MALARIA, PERSONAL RESPONSIBILITY NEEDED

By Goodluck Musinguzi Uganda is not about to get off the list of the Global Malaria Burdened countries because of its Geographical location. Being on the Equator is a blessing in terms of tourism and a curse in terms of temperatures that are conducive for both the mosquito and protozoa …

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ZERO MALARIA STARTS WITH ME, UGANDA RECOGNISED FOR KEEPING MALARIA HIGH ON POLITICAL AGENDA

By Goodluck Musinguzi The Government of Uganda through its robust Ministry of Health has made the fight against Malaria disease high on the political agenda. President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni has been at the forefront when he launched the “Kick Malaria Out of Uganda” campaign at Parliament in 2018. He said …

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HIDDEN ELECTRONIC INFORMATION HAS BEEN AIDING THE CORRUPT IN UGANDA, NEW FORENSIC LAB TO SOLVE PUZZLE-BAMUGEMEREIRE

By Goodluck Musinguzi George Bamugemereire , Deputy Inspector General of Government says the fight against corruption in Uganda has been taken to the digital space after strengthening the Anti-Corruption Chain in its entirety rather than focus on specific institutions. While launching a state of the art forensic laboratory at his …

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UGANDA’S GLOBAL SUCCESS AGAINST COVID-19 DEDICATED TO FRONTLINE WORKERS-DR DIANA ATWINE

By Goodluck Musinguzi Ministry of Health’s efforts against COVID-19 has earned Uganda’s Flag to be displayed at the United Nations among the 10 countries that have suppressed the disease. President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni has addressed Ugandans 17 times discussing strategies of suppressing COVID-19, addressing the social needs of Ugandans and …

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THE LITTLE ANGELS BATTLING THE MONSTER OF HIV/AIDS, POINT OF CARE MACHINES TO BE THE SOLUTION

By Goodluck Musinguzi In 52 minutes a health worker can determine a child’s diagnosis after conducting an accessible molecular HIV testing in any infant who is ever sickly using Point of Care Machine. This simple yet smart assay provides virological HIV-1 and HIV-2 results at the point-of-care within 52 minutes. …

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UGANDAN HOSPITALS HAVE 22 ACCOUNTING OFFICERS, DR OREM JACKSON VOTE 114 UGANDA CANCER INSTITUTE

By Goodluck Musinguzi The ministry of finance, Planning and Economic Development appointed Accounting Officers for the financial year 2019/2020, its yet to name a new team for 2020/2021. In a letter addressed to the clerk to Parliament, the secretary to the treasury Mr. Keith Muhakanizi listed the appointed officers. Muhakanizi …

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SHARED BEST PRACTICES TO IMPROVE MATERNAL HEALTH IN UGANDA

By Goodluck Musinguzi Medical personal from Nsambya Hospital have joined their counterparts at Kawempe Women’s Hospital to share best practices in a bid a bid to reduce maternal death. Dr Diana Atwine, Permanent Secretary Ministry of Health and Dr Henry Mwebesa, Director General Health Services made a commitment of always …

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