Health Trend in Uganda

How negligence got Jinja Hospital in two-day power blackout

Over the weekend, Jinja Referral hospital was in total blackout, with several departments paralysed and patients being turned away to private facilities if they are to receive any medical attention. The situation followed the hospital running out of electricity credit on Saturday December 8, 2018. According to confidential reports obtained by Nile Post, Jinja Hospital […]

Health Trend in Uganda

Mulago fees structure versus right to health

On September 17, the Minister of Health, Dr Ruth Aceng, during the launch of the new Mulago Specialised Women and Neonatal Hospital, brought to the nation’s attention that government had prescribed certain fees, which patients have to pay before accessing services at the facility. This is a commendable and good initiative on the part of […]