Shortage of Dentists Plagues Uganda's Healthcare System

Only 320 dentists are licenced to practice in Uganda which means that there is roughly one dentist for every 122,000 citizens.



  • Uganda:  Uganda Hit By Dentists' Shortage

    Monitor, 9 November 2018

    Uganda has only 320 dentists licenced to practice in the country, resulting in a manpower shortage that the Uganda Dental Association (UDA) attributes to limited training… Read more »

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  • Uganda:   State Has Only 2,000 Doctors

    New Vision, 28 April 2010

    THE deputy Speaker of Parliament, Rebecca Kadaga, has blamed the shortage of medical doctors in Uganda on legislators who have not pushed for policies that would increase the… Read more »

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