UGANDA: We Can Treat 90 Percent of Cancers At Mulago – UCI Director

April 2015 TheObserver; Cancer has made headlines recently for killing several prominent people in quick succession, including journalists Rosemary Nankabirwa, Bbale Francis and Danny Kyazze.Shortly before Bbale and Nankabirwa died, there were public fundraisers for their costly treatment, which raised several questions about Uganda’s capacity to manage the disease effectively, …

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KENYA: Kenya Governors blamed for rot in hospitals

April 2015 TheStandardNewspaper;  Health Cabinet Secretary James Macharia Tuesday pleaded with MPs to summon governors over the poor situation of hospitals within the counties. Mr Macharia said he had no control over services at the county hospitals, dispensaries and health centres because the Constitution had devolved health services save for …

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Budget Cuts and Vaccine Fears Threaten Health Progress

April 2015 SciDevNet; Cuts to global health research budgets and people’s wariness of vaccines could hamper efforts to improve health around the world, two separate reports have warned in the run-up to World Health Day, which is marked today. One of the reports, published by the Global Health Technologies Coalition …

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