Parliament Urged to Pass Patients’ Rights and Responsibilities Bill 2015.

Parliament Urged to Pass Patients’ Rights and Responsibilities Bill 2015.

By our reporter. Health advocates in the country are urging  parliament to pass the patients’ rights and responsible Bill 2015 into law to enhance the relationship of a health provider and patients. According to Dina Apiyo from action group for health and human rights (AGHA) one of the problems that is failing health system  is the way health service providers and patients intract with each other The group argues that, Uganda does not have a…

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Mak Probe Committee Calls for Implementation Task Force

By URN. The Makerere University Visitation Committee has called for establishment of task-force that will oversee the implementation of a cocktail of its recommendations. The Makerere University Independent Transformation Task Force (MUTTF), the visitation committee recommends, should be set up by government for a period of three to five years. The necessity of the implementation task force is informed by management deficiencies that have bedevilled Makerere for years. The task force, according to the visitation…

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Museveni Signs Age Limit Bill into Law

By Agencies. President Yoweri Museveni has at last appended his signature to the Constitutional Amendment Bill No. 2 of the 2017, commonly known as the Age Limit bill. Don Wanyama, Senior Presidential Press Secretary says the President wrote to the Speaker of Parliament through the Clerk. “We have not yet received official communication as the communications department, but he has assented to the bill,” Wanyama told URN. Parliament’s Director of Communication Chris Obore says the…

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100 Couples To Be Weded in Koboko

One hundred couples are to be wedded during a mass wedding that will take place in Koboko district on January 28. One of the organizers of the function who is also Koboko north mp Elias Asiku says that the country wide project that is sponsored by St. Peter clever community Mulago in conjunction with St. Peter Clever Lima in Koboko is intended to strengthen marriages. Elias Asiku says that there are hundreds of couples who…

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