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HEALTH SECTOR STAFFING LEVELS INCREASE BY 75% IN UGANDA, LOWEST AT MOROTO,KABALE AND GULU REGIONAL REFERRAL HOSPITALS

By Goodluck Musinguzi Ministry of Health through its Health Service Commission and districts have increased staffing levels at 75% both in Regional Referral Hospitals and Local Governments. Dr Diana Atwine, Permanent Secretary Ministry of Health says every year Government increases the wage for health workers which is used to recruit …

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TUBERCLOSIS CASES IN LANGO AND ACHOLI HAVE DECREASED THOUGH STILL WORRYING, MINISTRY OF HEALTH ASKS PEOPLE TO GO FOR SCREENING 

By Goodluck Musinguzi Uganda is among the 30 high Tuberculosis/HIV burden countries with a TB prevalence and incidence at 253 cases per 100,000 and 234 cases per 100,000 respectively. The burden of RR-TB/MDR-TB is estimated at 1.4% among all new and 12.1% among previously treated TB cases. Tuberculosis is caused …

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