Article Published: 3 Mar 2017 - 5:30pm
A meeting held at UNHLS for hubs in karamoja region that discussed sample transport and pathology service provision challenges faced. Commitment/action plan for service, fuel and safety of new and old motorbikes were discussed and the way forward.
Article Published: 1 Mar 2017 - 10:40am
UMLTA is an Association of all Medical Laboratory Professionals working in both Public and Private sectors of Uganda with a main objective of promoting and maintaining high standards of professionalism and excellence in Medical Laboratory Service delivery in Uganda.
UMLTA in collaboration with UNHLS/CPHL , Allied Health Professionals Council (AHPC) supported by African Society of Laboratory Medicine (ASLM) will be implementing a Continuous Professional Development(CPD) program which is aimed at enabling Laboratory professionals acquire new knowledge and skills and improve their competency thus improving quality of Laboratory services in the country .
A stakeholders meeting was organized for all stakeholders on 28/02/2017 to review the training materials and content to be used in the training and participate fully in paving a way on how to implement CPD in the country for the Medical Laboratory CPD/CME implementation in Uganda.
Article Published: 24 Feb 2017 - 7:29pm
Today marks another great historical day when the partnership between the Central government Ministry of Health and Buganda Kingdom was furthermore reinforced. Evidenced by the presence of the Katikiro of Buganda amidst us in the morning. Special thanks towards Buganda kingdom officials, Implementing Partners, UNHLS/CPHL, CSOs, Donor Community, MPs, Mayors and political leaders for honoring the invitation with a broad objective of creating awareness about sickle cell disease through the Kabaka birthday run of 2017.
Article Published: 22 Feb 2017 - 3:27pm
The UNAS in collaboration with UNHLS of MOH, organised the first stakeholders meeting on the draft National Action Plan for AMR to review policy statements on key focus areas of the draft plan.
Article Published: 21 Feb 2017 - 1:04pm
Laboratory SPARS (Supervision, performance, Assessment, Recognition and Strategy) is a complementary module to the SLMTA training package, specifically tailored to strengthen laboratory logistics. The SPARS approach is a multi-pronged intervention that employs four strategies: educational, managerial, regulatory and financial strategies coupled with performance assessment. Laboratory SPARS is designed to improve laboratory supplies management with emphasis on Stock Management; Storage Management; Ordering, Receipt and Recording; Laboratory Information Systems and Laboratory Equipment, in health facilities across the country.
Date:20th Feb- 3th Mar 2017
Article Published: 17 Feb 2017 - 6:24pm
Article Published: 17 Feb 2017 - 6:13pm
A meeting that addressed the challenges and strategies for improving hubs operations and functionality in the northern region. Suggestions arose for mitigation plans to manage/handle the current IP transition period in the region.
Article Published: 10 Feb 2017 - 7:32pm
With the brief meeting conducted pertaining sample and results transport network attended by Directors of Regional Referral Hospitals, Medical Superintendents, Health Facility Incharges, Implementing Partners and selected Hub Coordinators, motorcycles were handed over to aid in transportation of samples and results, and also bridge the gap in the turn around time(TAT).
Article Published: 25 Jan 2017 - 7:38pm
A group of members of Ugandan Parliament this afternoon made a visit to Uganda National Health Laboratory Services complex in Butabika. The Parliamentarians, who were on a familiarization tour of UNHLS, wanted to know the services offered by this national institution. This was the second visit to UNHLS by different groups of Parliamentarians within a period of 2 weeks. And like the team that visited last week, these Parliamentarians offered to support UNHLS in all its endeavors to provide quality laboratory services to the people of Uganda.
Article Published: 22 Jan 2017 - 2:53pm