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New Virus discovered in Uganda

Researchers from the Uganda Virus Research Institute have discovered a new virus among patients that had previously reported to hospital with signs of fever, but never got any improvement even after intense treatment to manage the fever. Because it is a new strain of virus, it has been named after the village where these patients […]

World Antibiotics awareness week

Misuse of antibiotics puts us all at risk Taking antibiotics when you don’t need them speeds up antibiotic resistance. Antibiotic resistant infections are more complex and harder to treat. They can affect anyone, of any age, in any country. Think twice. Seek advice Antibiotics aren’t always the answer. Always seek the advice of a healthcare […]

7 secrets to kidney health

You can do a number of things to keep your kidneys functioning properly and keep them as healthy as possible at every stage of life. Hydrate, but don’t overdo it. “Contrary to popular belief, no studies have proven over-hydration as an effective practice in enhancing kidney function,” So, while it’s always a good idea to drink […]

October, Breast Cancer Awareness month

Breast cancer is the second most common kind of cancer in women. The good news is that most women can survive breast cancer if it’s found and treated early. A mammogram – the screening test for breast cancer – can help find breast cancer early when it’s easier to treat.

Risks of self-medication practices

Self-medication is defined as the selection and use of medicines by individuals (or a member of the individuals’ family) to treat self-recognized or self-diagnosed conditions or symptoms. Several benefits have been linked to appropriate self-medication, among them: increased access to medication and relief for the patient, the active role of the patient in his or […]

Foods that fight bad breath

Imagine! You are already on one knee after a well thought out proposal and just when you open your mouth, your presupposed yes is driven to the grave for a no. Bad breathe will definitely cost you this and much more. Conrad Wakoli, 26, only realised he had to remedy bad breathe after complaints from […]

What is an ultrasound scan used for?

Depending on your stage of pregnancy, scans can: Check that your baby has a heartbeat. Say whether you’re pregnant with one baby or twins or more. Detect an ectopic pregnancy, where the embryo implants outside the womb, usually in the fallopian tube. Find out the cause of any bleeding you may be having. Accurately date […]

Kibuli Health Training School 5th Graduation Ceremony

The Office of the Academic Registrar at Kibuli Muslim Hospital Training School has released the graduation schedule and the lists of graduands for the university’s 5th graduation ceremony. The ceremony will be held on Friday 14th July 2017, 1:45pm at Kibuli Muslim Hospital. The guest of honor is expected to be Prince Dr. Kassim Nakibinge […]

Life Threatening Emergencies: Be Prepared

Life-threatening emergencies can happen anytime, anywhere. They may result from pre-existing health problems, toxins, unintentional injuries, natural disasters or even violence. The trick to handling such situations is to know what to do. CPR Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) is the manual application of chest compression and ventilation to patients in cardiac arrest, done in an effort […]