Article Published: 13 Apr 2017 - 5:47pm
As an institution, above all that we do and try to accomplish, there is a supernatural being that is our guide and help in times of need. The sky is not the limit because beyond the sky lies our God. He deserves the praise and worship. And we shall exalt Him above all.
Article Published: 9 Apr 2017 - 2:46pm
It was so amazing. Thanks to all groups that turned up for the sickle cell run to create awareness so as to make a difference in the next generation. Among the activities that were there, we did sickle cell screening and some got their results instantly The rest will be contacted for their results. For God and my country
Article Published: 5 Apr 2017 - 5:27pm
Early during the day, we were able to meet with a group of Civil Society members collectively known as UNHCO(Uganda National Health Consumers Organisation) whom we are to partner with. Due to possible counterfeits and sub-standard RDTs(Rapid diagnostic tests) that lead to wrong results, we are advocating for testing of RDT Kits before use especially that of malaria.
Article Published: 3 Apr 2017 - 8:30pm
This is a training on the ISO standards for GCLP(Good Clinical Laboratory Practices) and quality manual development that has been organised by UNHLS and supported by AGPHF to get the 16 Laboratories ready for SANAS accreditation. The participants for the five day's training are Quality Officers, Lab managers and IP lab advisors from the 16 labs. The main objective being to contribute to patient care.
Article Published: 1 Apr 2017 - 5:21pm
With the number of people mobilized by LCIII Woman Councilor Butabika Parish Mrs. Ofwono Christine, over 200 have turned up for services. Hepatitis B, HIV and Cancer screening were the tests being cared out. With the help of the LC5 councilor Moses Okwera Mugisha, general counseling was rendered to the people. It was really thoughtful of beginning with the community surrounding us. Your health is our concern.
Article Published: 22 Mar 2017 - 3:31pm
A team of Namibian Ministry of Health top management, have visited MOH Uganda. They have appreciated the MOH lab system especially, the Hub Sample Transport Network System which they are going to use as a benchmark to improve their Health System
Article Published: 22 Mar 2017 - 10:03am
Yesterday we received stool samples of two (2) patients from Palorinya Settlement in Moyo where Cholera infection is suspected.
The two patients are: a female/32yrs and a Male/65yrs all from Tank 38 Zone III address. The samples are already being worked on and you will be
informed when results are out.
Article Published: 21 Mar 2017 - 7:21pm
Uganda National Health Laboratory Services (UNHLS), through the Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) Surveillance Secretariat and support from the Infectious Disease Institute (IDI), organized the first ever meeting for the National Microbiology Laboratory Network (NMLN), on 17th, March 2017 in Kampala in which the 2016 data on AMR from the different facilities that perform antibiotic sensitivity testing was shared
Article Published: 17 Mar 2017 - 3:05pm
A meeting held at Imperial Hotel that sensitized MPs on Sickle cell disease as an inherited condition. A brief on UNHLS/CPHL was given by the Head, Mr. Steven Aisu. The clinical aspects of Sickle cell disease were mentioned by Dr. Nsungwa Jesca which was followed by the sickle cell warriors(people living with the sickle cell disease) speaking out. The national survey , response of the Ministry and the key challenges were aired out by the National SCD coordinator, Mr. Kiyaga Charles. Ways forward were suggested by Members of Parliament who are ready for the sickle cell run.
Article Published: 15 Mar 2017 - 10:00pm
A visit that commenced with a brief meeting was chaired by the PS Dr Diana Atwiine who was so honored to announce to the nation another great milestone achievement registered by our health laboratory sub-sector. The International Accreditation of the Early Infant HIV Diagnosis (EID) and Viral load testing Laboratory at National Health Services in Butabika. This facility which tests specimens from all districts in Uganda has been accredited by the South African National Accreditation System (SANAS) for the next four years from 2nd Feb 2017 till 1st Feb 2021.