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Monthly Archives: October 2012

Stroke in young adults a worrying trend

Stroke in young adults a worrying trend

Grace was a normal 19-year-old girl with big dreams of becoming a doctor. A year before she joined university, she suffered a stroke that left her wit…

US Northeast back to business after Sandy’s hard hit

US Northeast back to business after Sandy’s hard hit

Millions of people across the U.S. Northeast stricken by massive storm Sandy will attempt to resume normal lives on Wednesday as companies, markets an…

Nantaba?s approval faultless

Nantaba?s approval faultless

THERE is a self-styled group of holier than thou schemers who feed the unsuspecting members of the public on deliberately skewed and lopsided legal ar…

Housewives deserve salary

Housewives deserve salary

AT 50 years of independence, it is important that men and women shared-responsibilities can be achieved by making use of day care centres, setting off…

Agree on Katikkiro issue

Agree on Katikkiro issue

THE President is opposed to having an unelected Katikkiro because it will not be possible to censure him and cannot be blamed ?when things go wrong?.…

The Good Samaritan in Uganda at 50

The Good Samaritan in Uganda at 50

INSTEAD of being one?s brother?s keeper, survival of the fittest became a way of life. Instead of being servants, leaders became grabbers.…

Preventing maternal mortality and complications

Preventing maternal mortality and complications

Annually, 16 million girls aged between 15 and 19 give birth each year. Ninety percent of the births in developing countries occur in adolescent marr…

Who is at risk of marburg fever?

Who is at risk of marburg fever?

When marburg fever recently broke out in Katumba sub-county, Kabale district and claimed lives, some residents blamed it on witchcraft.…

Encourage sustainable development

Encourage sustainable development

UGANDA has over the years achieved much in the area of sustainable development and garnered an impressive portfolio of best practices in the numerous …

Help the youth achieve their aspirations

Help the youth achieve their aspirations

THEY must now renew their commitments and aspirations for the future by recognizing their large number, strategic importance and immense potential for…

UPDF role in hospital explained

UPDF role in hospital explained

The health ministry has explained the role of the UPDF in the proposed upgrading of Entebbe Grade A Hospital into an international trauma and speciali…

Study recent viral outbreaks

Study recent viral outbreaks

WHY do these diseases not occur in districts like Mayuge, where tourism is at best non-existent and jiggers prevail? Is this occurrence a coincidence…

Newly born siamese twins referred to Mulago

Newly born siamese twins referred to Mulago

Olive Kanimi, 38, wife of Robert Kyaligonza, 45 of Kabende zone, Kijura in Kabarole district, delivered conjoined twin boys at Fort Portal Hospital re…