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Minister Aceng Tasked to Explain Why Clinical Medicine Interns Are Idle

The Speaker of Parliament has tasked the Minister of Health Dr. Jane Ruth Aceng to explain her ministry’s failure to have students under the Clinical Medicine and Community Health program carry out internship. Speaker Rebecca Kadaga’s directive followed a matter of national importance raised by Bugiri Municipality MP Asuman Basalirwa who

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Frontline Health Workers Rewarded as Uganda Marks 58 Years of Independence

In celebration of Uganda’s 58th Independence anniversary, Airtel Uganda this morning honored and awarded the Minister for Health Hon. Jane Ruth Aceng as well as Uganda’s frontline medical workers for their outstanding contribution towards the fight against COVID-19. Each year, Airtel Uganda commemorates Independence Day through various activities showcasing patriotism and

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Police to Summon Aceng, Bobi and Mukula for Flouting COVID-19 Prevention Guidelines

The Uganda Police have said they plan to summon political leaders that have been flouting the COVID-19 guidelines from the Ministry of Health. The leaders in the spotlight include Minister of Health Jane Ruth Aceng, People power patron Robert Kyagulanyi alias Bobi Wine and Chairman Of the NRM Party in

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Minister Aceng Summoned Over Violation of Covid-19 Prevention Guidelines

The Speaker Rebecca Kadaga has directed the Ministers for Health and Kampala respectively to make statements to the House on allegations that they did not adhere to the standard operating procedures (SOPs) instituted to curb the spread of the coronavirus. Kalungu West Member of Parliament, Hon. Joseph Ssewungu Gonzaga said that

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Health Minister Aceng Should Resign—Tumukunde

Presidential hopeful, rtd Lt. Gen Henry Tumukunde has added his voice to those criticizing the health minister Jane Ruth Aceng for holding a procession in Lira district, last week. Tumukunde says the minister should resign for flouting Covid19 prevention guidelines which set designed herself. The former security minister says, “Aceng has been

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Open Letter to Minister Aceng: Stop Violating Covid19 SOPs for Financial Gain

By: Ivan Bwowe I want to thank the ministry for all the good work and the medical professionals attending to us on a daily. The World Health Organization declared that the incubation period of COVID19 is 14 days. Those that have been exposed to laboratory confirmed COVID19 patients therefore should undergo quarantine

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Gov’t May be Forced to Enforce Another Lockdown- Jane Ruth Acheng

The Minister of Health, Jane Ruth Acheng, has warned the public that the government may enforce another lockdown if Ugandans fail to adhere to health guidelines in the fight against the novel Covid-19. Acheng  made the remarks on Wednesday, June, 10 while launching the distribution of free government face masks at

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Sugar, Sweets Should Become a Luxury – Health Minister

Uganda’s health ministry has rejected a proposal by the finance ministry to cut taxes on sugar confectioneries and non-alcoholic drinks. Minister of state for Planning, David Bahati, had hoped that cutting the 20 per cent excise duty on chewing gum, sweets and confectionaries would reduce the increasing sugar prices. But Health minister

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