Leaders worried about increasing cancer cases in Madi sub-region

According to the World Cancer Research Fund International report of 2020, there were an estimated 18.1 million cancer cases, 9.3 million cases were among men and 8.5 million among women.

Otuke’s Barjobi Health Centre III gets shs1b for upgrade 

In the Financial Year 2022/2023, Opio said 2,791 were admitted at the facility out of which 1,100 were from outside Otuke. 

Malaria is still the leading killer in Adjumani

Uganda first implemented the IRS in Kigezi in the ’60s and early ’70s in an attempt to eliminate malaria.

What to know as Northern Uganda Cancer Institute starts partial operations 

According to the 2020 record from Gulu Cancer Registry, more than 1, 320 people in the four districts of Gulu, Amuru, Omoro, and Nwoya were diagnosed with cancers.

Yambala 4 Me Campaign: Journalists urged on promoting health and safety risks ahead of festivities

Robinah Joyce Ochaya of Radio QFM said that media is the best tool for female journalists and challenged them to always carry female condoms instead of only men carrying it always.

The Athanasious Beekunda family: “Thanks for your support and decent sendoff of Mama Beatrice”

Mrs Beatrice Beekunda died a happy and joyful mother who believed in prayers and her God. 

Outlets closed, drugs worth shs70m impounded during NDA operation in Lango

NDA regional manager for Northern Uganda Zablon Kwizera Igirikwayo noted that the operation was done in the respective districts and city based on the past records regarding their level of compliance.

Locals in Pader sub-county decry shortages of anti-malarial drugs 

The average economic loss to malaria in Uganda annually is over shs. 1.8trillion.

709 out of 19,763 tested positive for HIV in Pader

Pader district was previously ranked at 12 percent which was as well higher than the national ranking at 5.4 percent.

Dokolo district registers 27,899 cases of malaria – report

The malaria death rate in Uganda is estimated to be between 70,000 and 100,000 deaths per year; a toll that exceeds that of HIV/AIDS.