UGANDA: Deceased Expectant Mothers Family Compensated

August 2015 DailyMonitor;Nakaseke District local government has commenced the compensation process to a family that lost a mother and her unborn baby while giving birth at Nakaseke Hospital. The compensation process by the hospital follows a ruling by Justice Benjamin Kabiito of the High Court in April this year, who …

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UGANDA: New Drug to Ease HIV Treatment

August 2015 TheIndependent; Cipla Quality Chemicals Ltd, the Ugandan drug manufacturer, has launched a new drug which combines three different HIV drugs – Efavirenz, Lamivudine and Tenofavir. The new drug, Trioday, is good news for patients as it taken once a day instead of the cocktails currently in use. Dr …

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UGANDA: No Healthcare for the Poor

August 2015 TheIndependent; Edward Mubiru sits in the waiting area at International Hospital Kampala (IHK) located in Namuwongo, a suburb of Kampala. He continuously scrolls through his smart phone while his 50-year old mother is inside being reviewed by a doctor. Nurses, doctors, and world-class consultants in their neatly starched …

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