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17:47
17:47

Kasese Health Facilities to Test All Patients who Had Contacts in Mubende, Kyegegwa ebola 1 2

Steven Bagonza, the Assistant District Health Officer-ADHO told URN that the district has re-organised contact tracing teams that will be tasked with following up these individuals and other suspected cases in the district.
07:39
07:39

Kasese Residents Cautioned About Ebola Outbreak in Neighbouring DRC 1 2

Patrick Bikansobera, the surveillance focal person for the lake region in Kasese, says the disease can easily spread to the districts neighboring DRC due to cross-border movements. He called for the screening of all persons crossing into Uganda from DRC.
14:09
14:09

Kasese Intesifies Ebola Screening at Border Points 1 6

On Tuesday, the regional office for Africa of the World Health Organization-WHO- said one new case of Ebola virus disease was confirmed in Beni Health Zone in the North Kivu Province
16:03
16:03

Ebola Outbreak: Health Surveillance Heightened At Uganda-DRC Border in Kasese 4 1

The surveillance has been concentrated along the Mpondwe border point and Katwe landing site on Lake Edward, which are the key entry points for communities across the two countries.
14:56
14:56

Ebola Outbreak: 18 More Contacts Under Surveillance kasese district 1 Top story

“A cumulative total of 96 contacts to the confirmed cases have been listed. We followed up 86% , that is 83 of the 96 contacts in Kagando, Bwera and Mpondwe. Five new contacts were listed, and 2 alerts were received today. One alert was investigated within 24 hours and the other will be investigated today. No suspect case was identified through the health facility and community active case search,” the report reads.
12:25
12:25

Health Ministry Rules Out Ebola Out Break In Hoima hepatitis b 1

Dr Fredrick Byenume, the Hoima district Health Inspector told Uganda Radio Network on Thursday Morning that blood samples taken from the deceased tested negative to Ebola. He however says the blood samples tested positive to Hepatitis B an indication that the deceased died of Hepatitis B and ulcers.
17:50
17:50

Health officials Rule Out Ebola Outbreak in Hoima deceased 2

Last week, Simon Candia, 31, a resident of in Kitongole village, in Hoima district died of what was suspected to be Ebola, creating suspicion among members of the public that the deadly virus had hit the area.
08:21
08:21

Suspected Ebola Victim Dies in Kanungu 2

The hospital Executive Director, Dr Edwin Birungi Mutahunga confirms that Kajangu was admitted in an isolation ward after he presented high fever, vomiting and passing stool with blood, red eyes and lack of appetite.
12:20
12:20

Bunyoro Sets Up Ebola Isolation Center isolation centre 1 3

Tchomia is also one of the busiest fish Markets in Eastern Democratic Republic of Congo that attracts several Ugandan businessmen from the landing sites of Butiaba, Walukoba, Kijangi, Kaiso,Sebigoro, Nkondo, Ndaiga, Ntoroko, Kyehoro and Fofo from the districts of Hoima, Buliisa, Kikuube, Ntoroko and Kagadi to transact fish business in the Market.
12:12
12:12

Tension In Bunyoro As Ebola Case Is Reported In Tchoima drc 1 2

Tchomia is one of the busiest fish Markets in Eastern Democratic Republic of Congo that attracts several Ugandan businessmen from the landing sites of Butiaba, Walukoba, Kijangi, Kaiso,Sebigoro, Nkondo, Ndaiga, Ntoroko, Kyehoro and Fofo from the districts of Hoima, Buliisa, Kikuube, Ntoroko and Kagadi to transact fish business in the Market.
14:26
14:26

Kakumiro Suspected Ebola Case Tests Negative sarah opendi 1 4

The Health Ministry has dismissed an Ebola outbreak in country. This follows reports indicating that one victim who died on 23rd May 2018 at Mubende Regional Referral Hospital tested positive.
13:31
13:31

Entebbe Airport Authorities Start Screening Over Ebola Outbreak 1 1

The World Health Organization on May 8th scaled up response after two out of the five people tested for ebola were found positive. The samples had come from Iponge Health facility located in Bikoro, close to River Congo.
14:44
14:44

Bunyoro Districts Intensify Medical Surveillance over Ebola border 1 3 Top story

The fresh outbreak of Ebola was identified on Tuesday in a remote area near the Congo River. According to a statement by the DRC Ministry of Health, two out of five samples collected from five patients has tested positive for Ebola Virus at the Institut National de Recherche Biomdicale INRB in Kinshasa.
17:07
17:07

Ebola Research Unit Opens at Fort Portal Hospital bundibugyo district 3 1

The seven roomed facility comprises of offices, a laboratory, three isolation rooms each capable of admitting six patients, nursing station, clinical care area and a clinical research site. The facility has also been fenced to prevent Ebola or Marburg patients from getting into contact with the community or other patients at the hospital. .
17:54
17:54

Ebola Outbreak Confirmed in DRC ebola in drc Top story

The World Health Organisation confirmed in a tweet this evening that the DR Congo health ministry had informed them of a lab-confirmed case of the disease. A statement issued by the ministry indicates that the outbreak was confirmed from tests on nine people who came down with a hemorrhagic fever in Bas-Uele province in the northeast of the country on or after April 22.
09:35
09:35

Uganda Doubles Efforts to Manage Disease Outbreaks mulago hospital 2

Health Minister Jane Ruth Aceng says they are training epidemiologists and constructing isolation facilities in Entebbe and Mulago, in order to manage disease outbreaks.
18:08
18:08

Uganda Launches Initiative to Contain Disease Outbreaks marburg 1 2

While launching the initiative at Imperial Royale Hotel, Health Minister Dr. Ruth Jane Aceng said that Uganda is a hot-spot for disease threats with pandemic potential, a reason for the need to have coordinated efforts.
18:29
18:29

Uganda Gets Ugx52 Billion Loan to Build Ebola Isolation Facility mulago hospital 5

Opio adds that the facility will improve medical care delivery to persons whose illnesses meet Ebola case definitions, while also allowing for the safe isolation of patients to break chains of transmission in case of any outbreak.
07:43
07:43

Experts Investigate Four Suspected Ebola Deaths in Masaka uganda and ebola 4 1

Masaka District Health Officer Dr Stuart Musisi says that three similar deaths have so far occurred and the district continues to receive patients with similar symptoms. Musisi adds that the reported cases are from the neighboring two parishes of Kasaka and Mazinga in Buwunga Sub County.
15:05
15:05

Ebola: Guinea FA Insists On Flying 52 People To Uganda moses magogo 1

The Guinean football association has insisted they will fly 52 people to Uganda ahead of the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) qualifier against the Cranes on September 10. This is against the conditions set by Uganda’s Ministry of Health to limit the number of travellers so as to minimize the chances of spreading the deadly Ebola virus.
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