Uganda Association of Physiotherapy to give free services

Physiotherapy plays a significant role in helping people take control of chronic pain and improve their lives. Chronic pain is a global health burden and low back pain causes more disability than any other condition. Incase one has pain, a physiotherapist can work with you to suggest activities or a programme that is right for … Read moreUganda Association of Physiotherapy to give free services

Rotary Club of Kampala Central Refurbishes Maternity Ward of Kumi’s Freda Hospital

Health care delivery is constantly changing and it is aimed at reducing mortality rate and death of mothers during birth. Some mothers have lost their lives and children due to lack of access to the maternity ward or health facility. We have had cases of mothers giving birth in their homes or by a traditional … Read moreRotary Club of Kampala Central Refurbishes Maternity Ward of Kumi’s Freda Hospital

Girl with Ebola Crossed into Uganda. Is Isolated At Bwera Says Ministry of Health

Uganda’s ministry of health confirms a case of what is calls “imported ebola” at the border of the east african country with it’s western neighbour, the Democratic Republic of Congo. The case was detected in the district of Kasese, 472 km west of the capital Kampala. The confirmed case is of a 9 year old … Read moreGirl with Ebola Crossed into Uganda. Is Isolated At Bwera Says Ministry of Health

New York State Senate Health Committee is in Toronto on a Two Day Visit

Senator Gustavo Rivera, chairman of the New York state Senate health committee, is in Toronto, Canada on a two day fact finding mission aimed at furthering a legislative agenda that should culminate in the state of New York developing it’s own single-payer health care system. On the committee’s agenda is attainment of a more refined … Read moreNew York State Senate Health Committee is in Toronto on a Two Day Visit

First Specialized Fistula Hospital in East Africa launched in Soroti

Fistula is an abnormal connection or passageway that connects two organs or vessels that do not usually connect. They usually develop between an intestine and the skin, between the vagina and the rectum. Rebbeca Kadaga the Speaker of Parliament launched the facility on behalf of the president in Soroti district. She warned young girls against … Read moreFirst Specialized Fistula Hospital in East Africa launched in Soroti

42% of Ugandan babies are breastfed within an hour of birth

Breast milk is the most important food for a new born baby and breastfeeding is good for both the mother and the baby. August is a month for sensitizing and educating people about breast feeding. World breastfeeding week is celebrated every year from 1st to 7th August to encourage breastfeeding and to improve the health … Read more42% of Ugandan babies are breastfed within an hour of birth

Winnie Byanyima appointed as new UNAIDS executive director

Winnie Byanyima will have to lead a large team in an expanded response to the HIV and AIDS pandemic around the world. Some of the individuals that have taken up the same position include, Belgian Peter Piot, Malian Michel Sidibe and Gunilla Carlsson from Sweden has been serving as the executive director in the interim … Read moreWinnie Byanyima appointed as new UNAIDS executive director

What you should know about Physiotherapy

Physiotherapy is the rehabilitation of persons with physical disability using physical means to normal or to near normal. Susan Akori, the president of the Uganda Association of physiotherapy says, ‘’we use physical means like water in form of hydrotherapy for rehabilitation, ice for reduction of pain, heat in two types deep heat and superficial heat in … Read moreWhat you should know about Physiotherapy

Uganda Association of Physiotherapy

The Uganda Association of Physiotherapy (uap) has an executive committee comprised of the chairman, the vice chairman, the secretary, the treasurer and four committee members. The executive members are to act for and on behalf of the association. They are to implement and execute decisions and policies laid down by the annual general Assembly. According … Read moreUganda Association of Physiotherapy

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