Dr. Joseph Kamugisha

health@newtimes.co.rw

Organic nature improves quality of life in Africa

When you move from one hospital to another in western countries you meet many patients with a lot of chronic illnesses whereas the opposite is true in African health settings. Dr-Kamugisha There has been a rise in cases of chronic illnesses in African health set-ups that can be attributed...

Thursday, July 31, 2014, 12:00 AM

Organic nature improves quality of life in Africa

When you move from one hospital to another in western countries you meet many patients with a lot of chronic illnesses whereas the opposite is true in African health settings. There has been a rise in cases of chronic illnesses in African health set-ups that can be attributed to adaptation of...

Monday, July 28, 2014, 12:00 AM

Bayern face tough challenge in second leg

No team has won the Uefa Champions League title in two successive seasons and perhaps this is what we have started to observe as defending champions Bayern Munich lost the first leg semi-final 1-0 against Real Madrid. Reigning champions Bayern face an uphill struggle to overturn a 1-0 goal deficit...

Sunday, April 27, 2014, 12:00 AM

How health sector rose from ‘drips’ induced by 1994 Genocide

The post-Genocide government has made a great stride to rejuvenate the Rwanda’s health sector through provision of quality health services to all citizens of the country. To ease the challenges of socio-economic inequality through health care challenges, insurances services were put into use...

Monday, April 7, 2014, 12:00 AM

Man Utd fans starting to dream of Euro success

Embattled Manchester United manager David Moyes has made the Red Devils fans start to believe or even dream positively following the Uefa Champions League quarter-final performance. Many pundits had down played Manchester United’s possibility to get a good result against reigning champions...

Saturday, April 5, 2014, 12:00 AM

Brendan Rogers defying odds at Liverpool

Brendan Rogers’ managerial profile is lower than his previous 3 predecessors in Rafael Benitez, current England head coach Roy Hodgson and Liverpool legend Kenny Dalgish. Benitez was around for six years and won the Uefa Champions League. Roy Hodgson and Kenny Dalgish came in when the club...

Saturday, March 29, 2014, 12:00 AM

West Brom are the ‘spoilers’ of EPL

West Bromwich Albion is a football club located in West Midlands, England. Locked in 17th position, just above the relegation zone, the club is developing into the giant killer of the English Premier League. They have managed 24 points in 26 games and have scored approximately 0.9 goals per game--...

Friday, February 14, 2014, 12:00 AM

Favourites send early warning in UEFA Champs League

The 2013/14 season UEFA Champions League group stage opening round of matches that kicked off this week highlighted teams that are ambitious, and carry the favourites tag.But the games also revealed the underdogs, who are merely making up the numbers.Some of the big guns started on a winning note,...

Friday, September 20, 2013, 12:00 AM

Computers and exposure to chronic back pains

Work in the modern era is served in the electronic version. It is clearly evident that without a computer; it’s less or no work at all and the computer has become the way of life.Due to long periods of time required for us to do our work on a computer, people usually find themselves sitting...

Friday, September 20, 2013, 12:00 AM

EPL will be more competitive this season

The English Premier League lost one of the key icons in Sir Alex Ferguson, who retired at the end of last season; however, fans could be in for one of the most exciting seasons ever.And although there has been a change of managers in the three major clubs, namely; Manchester United, Manchester City...

Saturday, September 14, 2013, 12:00 AM

Genetic threat of cancer cells poses a challenge to scientists

Majority of cancerous diseases today are curable once detected early enough. Unlike cancer, any disease diagnosed at the end stage is very difficult to cure.Medical scientific research together with experts in cancer management has come with management solutions that are longstanding. The genetic...

Friday, August 23, 2013, 12:00 AM

The health benefits of eating oats

Oats food is preferred as part of breakfast in many parts of the world today. This is because it is highly nutritious with high fibre dietary content among many other vital functions in our health.Oats are cereals but do possess high concentration levels of well-balanced proteins than other cereals...

Saturday, August 17, 2013, 12:00 AM

Even with Neymar, Messi’s Barcelona are still vulnerable

Even after last season’s humiliating 7-0 aggregate defeat against eventual European champions Bayern Munich, Barcelona seem not to be getting it right in terms of strengthening their squad ahead of the new season.The reigning Spanish champions are one of the most respected clubs in the world...

Saturday, August 10, 2013, 12:00 AM

How hot temperature affects our health

While animals and plants lose much water, weight and consequently die out during extreme dry season, human beings are also affected by the hot environment in that a lot of body water content is lost through sweating.When you observe carefully, you will find at many of rural district hospitals, a...

Saturday, August 3, 2013, 12:00 AM

Proper dietary measures can overcome benign oral candidiasis

Benign oral candidiasis normally results from an overgrowth of yeast or Candida albicans in the mouth that damages the oral mucosa lining. This micro-organism is normally found at the lining of the mucus membranes in the body. Candida albicans normally serve to detect and destroy a foreign, harmful...

Friday, July 5, 2013, 12:00 AM

Why you need to check your iron levels in blood

Iron is one of important mineral components in our body system. Iron is central in hemoglobin function and a pigment that aids in blood oxygen circulation as well.Iron deficiency is considered to be a problem as seen in some patients with anemia. This is as a result of death or reduced dysfunction...

Monday, July 1, 2013, 12:00 AM

Amavubi should end their ghosts on international stage

IN THE wake of Amavubi Stars’ miraculous 1-all draw with Mali in 2014 Fifa World Cup qualifier last weekend, the team needs to erase ghosts of poor performance in decisive matches in order to earn qualification for future world and continental competitions. Ever since Rwanda qualified for...

Sunday, June 16, 2013, 12:00 AM

Spanish golden generation is back again

Spain dominance at the ongoing Under-21 European Championships in Israel is an indication of a re-structured golden generation again.The same team that won the European Under-19 Championship is again performing at the highest level with plenty of experience and skills.The quartet of Barcelona...

Friday, June 14, 2013, 12:00 AM

Did you know about Doctor’s disease?

Doctor’s disease is a disease or injury that can be inflicted on a patient as a result of a mistake from the healthcare provider.  In most cases people fall sick and rush to the hospital looking for rescue from health care providers but on an unfortunate day, one can instead acquire or...

Wednesday, June 5, 2013, 12:00 AM

Why false positive HIV test can mislead clinicians

Many people working in the health sector are always scared of possible viral infection due to constant contact with patients’ blood and body fluids. This scares some people from joining the health profession as the lives saved could cost their lives.However the rise of vaccine to hepatitis B...

Monday, May 27, 2013, 12:00 AM