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Almonds keep the heart strong

KAMPALA, UGANDA – In the olden times things such as fruits, nuts, herbs, leaves, seeds and the like were treasured and valued for the great food nutrients they possessed. Today however, consumption of nutritious foods has been replaced with the consumption of fatty and non- nutritional foods. The Almond nut however archaic it may be, […]

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High end scanner for Kampala

KAMPALA, UGANDA – Nsambya Hospital on the outskirts of the city centre took recently took delivery of a new CT Scan to help with diagnostics.    Uganda currently has a shortage of Computerized Tomography (CT) scanners. There are only 12 CT scanners in the country, most of which, including the one at Mulago National Referral […]

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Uganda mental centre underfunded

KAMPALA, UGANDA – Butabika Mental National Referral Hospital  is desperate for money to carry out research. Dr David Basangwa, the Executive Director told the East African Business Week that as  a National referral hospital they are overwhelmed with the increasing number of people suffering from various mental illnesses.  “Some of the causes are not known. […]

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Under-nutrition costs Tanzania 2.65%

DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania – The Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN) has said Tanzania has been losing an average of 2.65% of its economy due to under-nutrition. GAIN said under-nutrition remains a huge challenge worldwide and according to statistics some two billion people are not eating well. The GAIN’s Director, Matt Freeman told East […]