CLUBFOOT is a congenital deformity characterized by the foot or feet curving inwards. It can occur in four abnormalities like around the forefoot, midfoot, hinde foot and the ankle. The foot tends to point down and inwards as the soles of the feet face each other, and the cause is not known (idiopathic). According to … Read more Clubfoot is curable when detected early
DESPITE the rolling of wheel chairs, crying of children and cracking sound of the crutches from the children with disabilities,it was all laughter, cheering and joy during the 7th annual awareness and fun day for children with disabilities in Uganda at MTN Sports Arena in Kampala on Friday 12th July 12, 2019. There were lots … Read more Children with special needs celebrated.
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
“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?
THE mouth is the most important part of the body that should be kept clean. It is not all about white teeth or having the brightest smile but one has to take extra care to make sure the mouth is kept clean. “I brush once a day because I always get lazy to brush in … Read more Uganda’s tooth decay problem stands at 93.1%, dental officers prefer more curative remedies
THE mouth is the most important part of the body that should be kept clean. It is not all about white teeth or having the brightest smile but one has to take extra care to make sure the mouth is kept clean. “I brush once a day because I always get lazy to brush in … Read more Dentist’s orders: How to keep your mouth and gum healthy?
A team of researchers from the Ohio State University in the United States say they have developed a test strip that accurately diagonises pre-eclampsia in pregnant women, according to a 1st march research paper published in the lancent, a medical journal. The test the researchers have termed the Congo Red Dot (CRD) Paper Test — … Read more Congo Red Dot test strip may be next diagnostic tool for pre-eclamptic women
It is common practice for different unasnm executive committees to handover an unhealthy financial report to their succesors. This time will be no different. The current unasnm executive committee hands over office in the last week of march, with it will be a significant debt that it partly inherited. Part of it has also grown … Read more Forty nursing schools owe the unasnm dues in unremitted subscription fees
Ishaka Adventist hospital and health training institute has defended itself and denied allegations that it has in place a corporal punishment policy of caning its students. This comes after leakage on social media of three separate videos in which student nurses were seen being caned by the school administrators. Now a statement by the senior … Read more Ishaka nursing school suspends caning tutors
LUWEERO | Ofualokapost.com | HealthPartners, a capacity-building organisation in the area of community health insurance using the cooperative model of risk sharing has gotten the administration of Bishop Ceasar Asili Hospital — a Kasana-Luweero-district-based health facility along the Kampala-Gulu highway — interested in rolling-out a health insurance scheme based on the principals of a health … Read more HealthPartners interests Bishop Ceasar Asili Hospital with cooperative health insurance