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19:36
19:36

Health Ministry to Withdraw Measles Vaccine from Health Facilities Ministry of health 4 3

Dr Asibo says previously the health ministry had been administering only measles vaccines without the component of rubella vaccines adding that it was only effective to treating measles.
18:35
18:35

Tororo School Excludes Indians from Measles-Rubella Immunization

Oyuka reportedly locked up children in classrooms to prevent them from receiving the vaccines as part of the mass measles-rubella vaccination campaign that started today, in schools across the country. He said that the school needed to seek consent from the parents before subjecting its pupils to any kind of vaccination.
18:20
18:20

Expert Calls for Interventions On Unsafe Foods 4

The Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) statistics show that 10% of Ugandan households are ‘food stressed’ meaning that they struggle to find daily food that sometimes they skip meals or depend on really unsafe foods.
16:29
16:29

Cult Followers Block Children from Measles-Rubella Immunization in Luweero 2 2 Top story

Ronald Mulumba, the LCI Chairman of Nakasejere village says that the parents directed their children to stay home in order to evade immunization teams. Mulumba explains that the cult followers detest immunization, National Identification registration, Elections, medical treatment and other government programmes which they brand satanic.
15:20
15:20

Uganda Unveils New Campaign to Tame HIV 1 4

The development follows a report by the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) indicating that the pace of progress in reducing new HIV infections, increasing access to treatment and ending AIDS-related deaths is slowing down. The report shows a mixed picture, with some countries making impressive gains while others are experiencing rises in new HIV infections and AIDS-related deaths.
14:43
14:43

Schools Not Informed On Time as Immunization Exercise Kicks Off Ministry of Health 2 3

According to the Ministry of Health, the campaign will be conducted in schools for the first three days and in communities for the last two days. But a number of Kampala schools say that they were only informed last week about the government plan. Several others only learnt about the campaign through adverts.
11:07
11:07

Water Scarcity Hits Kasese Town 3

Brian Ampeire the National Water and Sewerage Corporation Branch Manager says water scarcity was caused by the flooding which washed away many water pipes in the town thus affecting the water supply.
07:48
07:48

Health Minister Warns Against Sabotaging Immunization Campaign district 3 1

Speaking at the launch of the mass Measles-Rubella and polio vaccination campaign at Mayuge district headquarters on Tuesday Aceng, said culprits will be prosecuted.
07:26
07:26

Pictorial: Launch of National Measles-Rubella Vaccination Campaign in Mayuge

The mass immunization exercise which starts on Wednesday is targeting 18 million children under 15 years.
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