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16:45
16:45

Ministry of Health Assessing Impact of PMTCT Programme 4

PMTCT is Already being ranked high for helping in the reduction of HIV infections in children born by Ugandan mothers. Recent statistics shared by UNAIDS show that there were 7500 new infections among children by the end of 2018 from the highs of 25,000 ten years ago.
16:36
16:36

Kitgum Hits Measles-Rubella Vaccination Target Ministry of health 1

Dr Patrick Asibo, who is supervising the campaign in Kitgum district told URN this morning that his team surpassed the health Ministry’s target and vaccinated a total of 104,069 children [109.9 percent] in the five days’ exercise.
15:57
15:57

Karamoja Lifestyles Affect Measles-Rubella Immunization Campaign Ministry of Health 3 1

Dr Peter Kusolo, the District Health Officer says that while the exercise has been running smoothly for children below five years, those aged 8-15 years, could not be easily captured because a number of them were not in school, and could not willingly go to the community immunization centres.
13:13
13:13

Refugees Decry Harassment at Panyadoli Health Centre III 1 3

Originally established in 1990, Kiryandongo Settlement was re-opened in 2014 during the South Sudanese insurgency and now hosts almost close to 60,000 refugees, majority of whom are from South Sudan. The rest are from the Democratic Republic of Congo, Rwanda, Burundi, and Sudan.
07:56
07:56

Kitgum Leaders Demand Accountability for Funds From Hospital Private Wing 3

A section of district councillors allege that since its inception in 2016, the hospital administrators have not issued any financial accountability from the private wing and other revenue sources citing the Municipal parking yard and mechanical workshops which are both hosted by the hospital.
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