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Ministry of Health - Uganda 18h
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State Minister of Health for Primary Health Care- Dr Joyce Moriku Kaducu launched an ICU unit at Arua RRH during the celebrations to mark World Prematurity Day
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Dr. Diana Atwine 20h
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The doctors and other stakeholders are here to review the available opportunities and pitholes in Health Financing, Human capital, and Governance, for a better health care system. I emphasized that health reforms begin with proper accountability for the little resources we have.
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Dr. Diana Atwine 20h
I gave a key note speech on the 'Key Health Sector Reforms', yesterday at the ongoing 3rd Grand Doctors Conference attended by over 500 doctors & stakeholders. The event is organised by under the theme, "Transforming service delivery for Universal Health Coverage"
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Ritah Mwagale 21h
This reminds me of the adorable premature babies in Kyenjojo hospital. Thanks to the Saving Mothers Giving Life initiative many babies are alive today !
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Ministry of Health - Uganda 21h
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cognitive development of the newborn, thus leading to quick improvements in the health of newborns resulting in early discharge from hospital to allow excellent family-centered care for small newborns. (2/2)
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Ministry of Health - Uganda 21h
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is launching the Kangaroo Mother Care (KMC) strategy as a feasible intervention for premature babies. KMC promotes prolonged skin to skin contact of the newborn with mother, support early initiation of breastfeeding,bonding between mother & newborn(1/2) 📷:Courtesy
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Ministry of Health - Uganda 21h
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In order to prevent deaths of premature babies, Mothers should attend all the recommended ANC visits to receive appropriate information, care and support.
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Ministry of Health - Uganda 21h
Today is World Day. Uganda joins 🌍 to commemorate this day under the theme “Working together:Partnering with families in the care of small and sick newborns” 108,000 babies are born prematurely every yr in 🇺🇬.11,700 of these die due to complications of prematurity
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Ministry of Health - Uganda Nov 16
: I appreciate the role of in supporting in enhancing outbreak preparedness
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Ministry of Health - Uganda Nov 16
Replying to @RuhakanaR
: Samples from our neighboring countries are analyzed in our laboratories here. We cannot win the battle of elimination of diseases if our neighbors are lagging
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Ministry of Health - Uganda Nov 16
: I commend the commitment of under the leadership and stewardship of in eliminating NTDs in 🇺🇬
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Ministry of Health - Uganda Nov 16
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PM : As a country, we wanted a disease free population. I’m delighted to see the steps taken to eliminate NTDs in the African Tropical Region.
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Ministry of Health - Uganda Nov 16
Replying to @JaneRuth_Aceng
: Uganda is making strides in eliminating globally. We are committed to ensuring elimination of NTDs in Uganda.
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Ministry of Health - Uganda Nov 16
Replying to @JaneRuth_Aceng
: We have challenges with Bilharzia attributes to poor hygiene
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Ministry of Health - Uganda Nov 16
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: We are engaged in cross border discussions to enable us move together to enable Elimination of NTDs by 2030.
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Ministry of Health - Uganda Nov 16
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Amb. Peters: Uganda is on track to eliminate Trachoma. Trachoma can be eliminated as a Public Health Problem
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Ministry of Health - Uganda Nov 16
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Amb. Peters: 1.2m Ugandans are no longer at risk of River Blindness. That is something Uganda should be proud of.
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Ministry of Health - Uganda Nov 16
Replying to @GovUganda
Amb. Peters: I commend the leadership of for adopting a policy to eliminate River Blindness not just controlling the disease.
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Ministry of Health - Uganda Nov 16
Replying to @CarterCenter
Amb. Mary Peters, : I don’t know of a country where we have a strong partnership with Ministry of Health as we do in Uganda. They represent zeal and commitment.
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Ministry of Health - Uganda Nov 16
: Rt. Hon. PM arrives for the commissioning of the new office block of Vector Control Department. This structure was constructed with support from . The department is mandated to cover vector borne diseases and Neglected Tropical Diseases
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