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09:56
09:56

Ebola Preparedness Still Low in Kampala ebola in uganda 3 1 Top story

“If you want, I can press for you and you get some. It will keep your hands clean,” she told URN. There was no hand washing facilities or sanitizers at Imperial Royale Hotel. The head of marketing, Jim Kasavubu, said they don’t have plans to install such facilities since they will cause panic and scare aware their customers.
10:07
10:07

UCI to Train 200 Health Workers Ministry of Health 2 1

The health workers will be trained in proper diagnosis of different types of cancers in both adults and children. They will also be trained on how to provide world-class care using new technologies to treat cancer in Uganda.
17:32
17:32

456 Vaccinated Against Ebola ebola in uganda

Those vaccinated are believed to have been in contact with the three Ebola cases that were reported in Kasese.
17:16
17:16

27,000 Can't Access Cancer Treatment in Uganda cancer in uganda 3 1

Dr Nixon Niyonzima the laboratory director and head of research and training UCI says that they receive a quarter of the cases that they should be treating at the institute. He attributes the low number of patients seeking treatment to inadequate treatment facilities in the country.
13:33
13:33

Nakaseke Hospital Stuck With Faulty X-ray Machine patients 3 1

David Ssemakula the Nakaseke Hospital Administrator explains that an assessment by Dash Technologies Uganda Ltd discovered that the monitor requires repairs estimated at 10 million Shillings. Ssemakula adds that the district has to wait for the Ministry to renew a contract authorizing the suppliers; Dash Technologies Uganda Limited, to repair the machine
07:25
07:25

MOH to Vaccinate Children Against Hepatitis at Birth Hepatitis in Uganda 2

Kenneth Kabagambe, the founding Executive Director of National Organisation of persons Living With Hepatitis B, says free treatment for hepatitis C will go along way in changing the lives of infected people.
00:52
00:52

NDA Clears Use of Ebola Vaccines In Uganda ebola in uganda Top story

Uganda has been approved to use Mapping Biopharmaceutical Incorporated REGN-EB3 and Remdesivir both manufactured by Gilead Sciences
10:50
10:50

African Countries Falling Short on Hepatitis Elimination Hepatitis in Uganda

The scorecard that will officially be released during the first African summit on Hepatitis later today, indicates that only three out of 47 countries are on track to eliminate the disease. A handful of countries have also been able to meet that 2016-2020 Action framework on prevention, care and treatment of Viral Hepatitis on the African Region.
07:11
07:11

High Risk Ebola Suspect Still Missing-WHO ebola in uganda 1

The high risk suspect is an uncle to the first confirmed case, a five year old boy who succumbed to Ebola on Tuesday. The uncle is believed to have come into contact with two other confirmed EVD cases
13:04
13:04

Ebola; Uganda Intensfies Screening at Entry Points Ebola in DRC 3 2

Simon Abacha, the head of the WHO Ebola Monitoring Team at Entebbe International Airport says that they are increasing surveillance by making sure that the isolation room is ready for use when it is needed. “Currently we have a small isolation facility where all persons suspected to have the disease can be taken and kept as we wait for medical officers to come and take them to the designated unit.”
16:15
16:15

EU Donates UGX 10.7bn for Ebola Fight in Uganda european union 1 1

The released funds will be for strengthening disease surveillance at community level, health facilities and points of entry, training of rapid response teams of healthcare and front line workers on contact-tracing and infection prevention and control measures.
16:00
16:00

Ebola Patient Repatriated to DRC ebola in uganda 1

The patient is a three year old child who is a brother to the five year old boy who succumbed to Ebola on Wednesday.
11:54
11:54

Uganda Asks DR Congo to Sign MoU on Ebola fight Bwera Hospital 2 1

For about six months now the two countries have been deliberating about the best way to fight and or prevent the deadly Ebola Virus Disease and signing an MoU to enable the two countries do a number of things together to eliminate the disease was seen as a step in the right direction.
17:21
17:21

Deceased Congolese in Pakwach Tests Negative for Ebola Ministry of Health 1

According to the findings, the Congolese woman tested negative for all hemorrhagic fevers
14:04
14:04

Two New Ebola Cases Confirmed in Kasese Ebola in Uganda 1 Top story

According to the announcement on the WHO tweet feed, the two new confirmed cases are relatives of the five-year-old boy- a Ugandan national who was the first case to be confirmed in the country. According to WHO, the five-year-old boy passed away last night.
12:13
12:13

Construction of Staff Houses at Masaka Hospital Starts Ministry of Health 1 1

Edward Kabuye, the Masaka hospital principal administrator says that the new complex will house at least 40 senior staff. He says that the hospital secured 9.6 billion shillings from government for construction.
08:06
08:06

Health Ministry to Conduct Ebola Ring Vaccination in Kasese Ebola in DRC 1 1 Top story

So far eight people who had contact with the boy are under surveillance. The Ministry of Health and WHO have dispatched a Rapid Response Team to Kasese to identify other people who may be at risk, and ensure they are monitored and provided with care if they also become ill. People who have been in contact with someone with the disease are offered vaccine and asked to monitor their health for 21 days to ensure they do not become ill as well.
10:51
10:51

Lack of Albinism Registry Hindering Govt Interventions-MOH Ministry of Health 2

Dr. Charles Olaro, the Director of Clinical Services in the Health Ministry, says without a registry, there's little that government can do to help persons living with albinism.
13:19
13:19

UVRI to Conduct Trials to Reduce Yellow Fever Vaccine Dosage Ministry of Health 3 1

During the trial, a fifth of the yellow fever dosage 0.1 millilitres will be given to participants. The global recommended dose of yellow fever vaccination is 0.5 millilitres.
19:09
19:09

MOH to Roll out Mass Measles, Polio Vaccination in Schools Ministry of Health 4 1

The five-day campaign is scheduled to take place from 18th to 22 September 2019. During the campaign, children will receive vaccines for measles, rubella and polio.
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