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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 […]

Hold Your Head High-Got A Pain In The Neck?

Neck pain is one of the most common complaints we experience in our lifetime. We may simply wake up in the morning with neck pain, often with no cause, or experience pain at the end of a strenuous day at work. Healthy software engineers or other people involved in desk jobs in their third decade […]

Benefits of Regular Health Check!

There are a number of excuses we use to avoid getting a health check done: “I am too healthy, why would I need a health check”, “I am too busy, how will I take out time to get a health check”, etc. The list, of such excuses is endless. In the middle of our busy […]


The incidence of head injury in the world is declining due to developments in highway engineering, automobile innovations and creation of awareness among the public. But the Ugandan situation is different. Illiteracy, inadequate or dilapidated roads, huge population and insufficient facilities, lead to increase in head trauma cases and death rate is much higher. When […]