Human Rights Activists Want Teenage Pregnancy Victims Protected Against Discrimination

. By Naboth Isaac Niwagaba. apearlnews.com Human rights activists have called on Government to engage all stakeholders in the education sector to ensure that school-going teenagers who got pregnant during…

Kigezi rolls out Covid-19 mass vaccination campaign

By Alex Byakatonda apearlnews.com Over 450 people in Kabale district, on Thursday, turned up for thelaunch of the accelerated Covid-19 mass vaccination campaign forKigezi region. The 7-day vaccination campaign is…

‘Under $1’ test kits available to stop mother-child HIV/syphilis transmission

By APN Editorial apearlnews.com Dual test kits, which cost less than $1, are now available for pregnant women to stem mother-to-child HIV and syphilis transmission, the World Health Organization (WHO) announced on Monday.   The low cost is possible thanks to…

Over 200 receive free diabetes screening

By Anthony Kushaba a[earlnews.com A total of 213 people on Monday received free Diabetes and hypertension screening in Kabale municipality. 24 of those tested positive for chronic illnesses. The screening…

Joint Research Centre and World Health Organization join forces to use behavioral insights for public health

By Editorial apearlnews.com The European Commission’s Joint Research Centre (JRC) and the World Health Organization (WHO) concluded a Collaborative Research Arrangement that aims to mainstream behavioural insights into public health…

BOU hands over renovated structures at Hamurwa health center IV

By Sophan Niwamanya apearlnews.com Bank of Uganda has today handed over Hamurwa health center IV renovated maternity ward facility and medical equipment to Rubanda district officials. The medical equipment includes…

Stigma Among People Living With HIV Hindering Differentiated Service Delivery.

By Naboth Isaac Niwagaba. apearlnews.com Stigma among people living with HIV is hindering Government’s efforts to fight AIDS by improving adherence to HIV drugs through the Differentiated Service Delivery program…

Ntungamo gets motorcycle to support eye care services

By Anthony Kushaba apearlnews.com Ntungamo district has received a brand new motorcycle to support the child eye health project which is funded by light for the world. While handing over…

Kabale district gets new vehicles

By Alex Byakatonda apearlnews.com Kabale District Receives New Vehicle to help in Covid-19 SurveillanceThe Kabale district chief administrative officer, Edmond Ntimba, hastoday handed over to the acting district Health Officer,…

Contractor cautioned against shoddy work

By Alex Byakatonda apearlnews.com Kabale district authorities have warned “Extech Technical services Ltd, the contractor of renovation works, on the maternity ward at Maziba health center IV in Maziba sub-county,…