Article Published: 6 Sep 2017 - 6:10pm
A team of experts are in Mbarara lake View Hotel for a week's workshop reviewing viral load Monitoring tools and SOPs so as to develop strategies and also improve Intensive Adherence Counselling.
Article Published: 4 Sep 2017 - 8:48pm
Early during the day, the UMLTA president, Brenda Annet Mushabe held a meeting with Lab professionals and MOH officials to strengthen the lab sector and welcomed the incoming UNHLS Executive Director, Dr. Nabada Suzan with a bouquet of flowers into the Association.
Article Published: 25 Aug 2017 - 7:04pm
As a means to reduce on turn-around-time and identify positive infants from the different entry points at a facility, the meeting involved Directors of RRHs, Medical Superintendents and Health facility Incharges from the 32 selected sites for the pilot using the 3 technologies(Alere Q, SAMBA II and GeneXpert).
Article Published: 18 Aug 2017 - 2:38pm
As a way to usher in the day, a prayer was first conducted then the day's activities began with a meeting chaired by the PS. Thereafter she commissioned the Liquid Nitrogen production plant and Lab equipment calibration centre that was followed by receiving of the UNHLS staff van from MAUL, handing over of Motorbikes to Hubs and crowned by graduation of the 4 Biosafety Cabinet certified Engineers. The PS promised to ensure HIV sensitization so as to increase on the suppression rate.
Article Published: 17 Aug 2017 - 9:24pm
The Lab Technical Committee meeting chaired by Dr. Charles Olaro was a hot seating as the 5 National laboratory normative documents were presented for approval.
Article Published: 14 Aug 2017 - 11:50am
UNHLS in a joint effort with National Organisation of People Living with Hepatitis and Quality Chemicals, held a camp at Bugolobi market and tested 178 clients for Hepatitis B on Saturday 12/8/2017.
Article Published: 11 Aug 2017 - 12:20pm
Today marks the end of 2 weeks mentorship for the 9 sites under A-LIS pilot scheduled to run for 6 months as the lab officials are left to explore the system in depth with routine supervisions by the UNHLS-HLIMS TWG. The pictures below are taken from the sites as the lab staff interact with the system.
Article Published: 2 Aug 2017 - 9:03am
Following the two day meeting that began yesterday and chaired by the Lab Manager, Mr. Sewanyana Isaac, the CPHL/UNHLS management expressed their appreciation for the sustainability of quality standards from all the departments since accreditation and looking forward to resolving the concerns brought forward. As a message taken back home, the ED, Mr. Aisu Steven encouraged the staff to keep up with the spirit of teamwork, personal development and ensuring customer satisfaction.
Article Published: 31 Jul 2017 - 9:27pm
The Viral load performance review meeting for division level that runs for 5 days began today with Nakawa Division and comprised of ART Manager, Lab.In-charge, Facility In-charge, Clinician or counselor, DMO, Bio-statistician and 2 representatives of HIV Partners. The same will apply to the participants from the other divisions.
Article Published: 28 Jul 2017 - 7:52pm
It was such an amazing day as people matched around Makerere in creation of awareness of the viral infection that attacks the liver. The day was a success with joint force from our partners i.e UPDF, Uganda Police, UMC Victoria Hospital, Novik, Save your Liver Foundation Ug, MBN laboratories, AAR, Kimsy meds and Center for Private Health and social adjustment.Over 360 clients were tested for Hepatitis B at Makerere sports grounds and got to know their status. LETS RISE AGAINST THIS VIRUS