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CSOs ask govt to repeal Public Health Act

Uganda, Dec. 2 -- A section of the Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) have asked Parliament to repeal the Public Health Act and replace it with more enabling regulations. While disseminating findings... Read More


Ministry asks partners to support mental health in schools

Uganda, Dec. 2 -- The Minister of State for Higher Education, Mr John Chrysostom Muyingo, has asked development partners to train teachers and counsellors to support people with mental illnesses in sc... Read More


Avoid joining wrong groups, youth cautioned

Uganda, Dec. 1 -- A senior presidential advisor in the office of the national chairman of National Resistance Movement, has urged the youth to desist from joining groups whose intention in to destabil... Read More


Why adolescents still bear the brunt of new HIV infections

Uganda, Dec. 1 -- Today, Uganda joins the rest of the world to commemorate World Aids Day. Although there has been a reduction in HIV prevalence among the general population, the country continues to... Read More


Minister wants govt to give malaria same attention as Ebola, Covid-19

Uganda, Nov. 30 -- The State Minister for Health in-charge of Primary Health Care, Ms Margaret Muhanga, has stressed the need for government, development partners and the community to accord malaria p... Read More


Agriculture minister cautions seed multipliers on quality

Uganda, Nov. 30 -- Agriculture Minister, Frank Tumwebaze has urged seed multipliers to adhere to quality standards to ensure farmers get access to seeds that would give them high yields. Mr Tumwebaze... Read More


KCCA boss warns vendors against chaos

Uganda, Nov. 28 -- The Executive Director of Kampala Capital City Authority (KCCA), Ms Dorothy Kisaka, has warned vendors in city markets against engaging in leadership wrangles. "We should avoid cha... Read More


Minister stops wedding of 9-year-old girl

Uganda, Nov. 28 -- The State minister for Gender and Culture, Ms Peace Mutuuzo, has cancelled at least seven weddings involving young girls, including that of a 9-year-old girl from Sembabule District... Read More


200 killed in gender-based violence annually - govt

Uganda, Nov. 25 -- At least 223 women and girls succumb to gender and sexual violence every year, the Minister of Gender, Ms Betty Amongi, has said. While officiating at the launch of this year's 16 ... Read More


Minister Aceng asks Mubende medics to be patient over pay

Uganda, Nov. 24 -- The Health minister, Dr Jane Ruth Aceng, has asked health workers in Mubende Ebola treatment Unit, who have threatened to lay down their tools starting today over unpaid allowances,... Read More