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Gov’t Urged to Hasten Inclusive Education Policy world bank uganda 1 3

The policy, which was drafted in 2011, makes it mandatory for all schools to have special needs teachers trained and placed in different classrooms. It also requires schools to have the right infrastructure like rumps to ease the movement of learners with physical disabilities.
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Declining Condom Use Worries Activists as Uganda Remembers Philly Lutaaya 4

Philly Lutaaya is remembered today for being the first prominent Ugandan, a celebrated musician to give a human face to HIV/AIDS in Uganda at the time when there was a lot of stigma for a disease hitherto cushioned in myths.
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Parents Decry Lack of Consent for Measles-Rubella Immunization Campaign GAVI 3 1

The five-day campaign is supposed to provide a booster dose for measles and introduce the rubella vaccine among children aged 15-years and below. During the same campaign, more than 8.2 million children younger than 9-months will receive the oral polio vaccine.
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Kasese Municipal Council Faulted for Lack of Drainage System 4

According to Kabbyanga, the municipality has already committed one billion shillings under the Uganda Support to Municipalities Infrastructure Development (USMID) Programme towards designing a drainage master plan which shall then be developed under the same program.
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Health Ministry to Withdraw Measles Vaccine from Health Facilities 3 4

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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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Uganda Unveils New Campaign to Tame HIV 4 1

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

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.
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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.
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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.
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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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Hand Washing Practices Still a Challenge in Karamoja Ministry of Health 1 3

Statistics from the Ministry of Health and the Ministry of Water and Environment indicate that Karamoja is still lagging at 7.6% Hand Washing practices against the National Average of 36%. The region is also struggling with low pit latrine coverage standing at 21% against 76% national average.
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Makerere Pediatrics Department to Strengthen Neonatal Care Makerere University 3

Dr Ezekiel Mupere the head of department said that said six new neonatology fellows will benefit from this programme that is fully funded by the ministry of health to basically teach these specialists all that is there about taking care of babies who are less than four weeks old.
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Apaa Residents Reject Adjumani Health Workers for Measles-Rubella Immunization Ministry of Health

On Tuesday, Ocen said that the residents have rejected the health workers from Adjumani district citing distrust.
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Masaka Hospital Defies Health Monitoring Unit, Evicts Staff From Quarters 1

Dr Nathan Onyachi, the Director Masaka Regional Referral Hospital, says that the hospital asked all health workers that had lost the houses, to file appeals so that their cases can be looked into by the hospital management.
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Omoro District Officials Implicated for Misusing Nodding Disease Funds 1

The implicated officers include Denis Loka Lakony, the In-charge Omoro District Stores and Justine Ojok, a Clinical Officer, who are accused of negligently receiving blankets of wrong specifications for distribution for Nodding Disease victims. The blankets were supplied by Aboja Construction and General Supplies Ltd, a company awarded a contract to supply assorted food and non-food items worth 49 million Shillings to the district.
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Poor Adherence to ARVs in Children Worries Medics Ministry of Health 1 3 Top story

Studies have shown that while other age groups have results of up to 80 per cent, the rate among children is far below the targets. It shows that only 46 per cent of children aged between zero to 14 years are adhering to treatment and have suppressed their virus to undetectable levels.
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Over 60% Don't Wash Hands With Soap-MOH MINISTRY OF HEALTH 1

According to the 2018 Water and Environment health sector report, hand washing practices with soap have stagnated for the last two years. The report shows that improvement of only one percent has been recorded annually.
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