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

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 more First 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 more 42% 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 more Winnie 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 more What 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 more Uganda Association of Physiotherapy

Kato aims at restoring a good relationship within the Dental School

Kato Allan

IT is a hot afternoon when your writer arrives at the Uganda Institute of Allied Health and Management Sciences. A call from Kato Allan, the president of the Dental Students Association (an outfit for training dentists in Uganda) beckons to the Dental school, the venue for this interview. It’s quiet and very much deserted. “Most … Read more Kato aims at restoring a good relationship within the Dental School

What to eat when exercising?

“I have been exercising for the last 6 months but there is no change instead i am adding on more weight,” says a devasted May Nantongo. According to the January 30, 2019 research from the University of Texas at Austin, Researchers have found that formerly sedentary young adults who were instructed to exercise regularly for … Read more What to eat when exercising?

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