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13:43
13:43

Uptake of Vaccine Increases in Gulu in the Last Three Days vaccination 3 1

Dr. Felix Kaduchu, the Dean Faculty of Medicine at Gulu University told URN in an interview on Tuesday evening that some students tested positive for the COVID-19 virus. “We have not forced them to take the vaccination but they realized that some of their colleagues had tested positive with the virus and decided to embrace the exercise,” Dr. Kaduchu explained.
15:33
15:33

Gulu District Struggles to Contain Outbreak of Black Quarter Disease vaccination 1 1

Margret Lapaka, one of the affected farmers in Paicho Sub County says they are struggling to pay the extension workers in the District 5,000 shillings for each animal to get vaccinated.
12:08
12:08

Aceng Assures Ugandans on Second COVID-19 Vaccine Dose WHO 1 1

Although the government had initially said that the doses would cover 482,000 People, with each getting two injections spaced between eight weeks, the plan was later revised, to allow more people to get the first dose. But soon after the change, the Serum Institute of India, announced the halting of vaccine exports to first, serve their domestic market.
17:52
17:52

Gulu District Struggles to Contain Hepatitis B Infections vaccination 1 1

William Onyai, the Gulu District Health Educator, says that the disease has remained a challenge noting that many people have failed to embrace Hepatitis B vaccination.
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14:49

Man Abandons Deceased Wife's Body at Gulu Regional Referral Hospital Gulu District 1 1

An official at Gulu Regional Referral Hospital told URN on condition of anonymity that there are often between 3 to 4 unclaimed bodies at the facility each month. Dr. David Tibwamanya, the Principal Administrator Gulu Regional Referral Hospital, says that always hand such bodies to Gulu City Council after waiting for their relatives to claim them in vain.
12:08
12:08

Expectant Mothers Rallied to Test for Hepatitis B vaccination 2

The disease which attacks the liver, can cause chronic infection and puts people at high risk of death from cirrhosis and liver cancer. But despite its seriousness, mothers and health service providers pay little or no attention at all, to control the spread pf Hepatitis B.
07:48
07:48

Health Minister Warns Against Sabotaging Immunization Campaign court 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.
19:29
19:29

Patients Stuck as Health Workers Abandon Hospitals to Attend Vaccination Training people 3 1

The nurses are attending the nationwide training ahead of the age-wide national Measles-Rubella vaccination campaign which is due to run from the October 16-20 targeting children older than 9 months to under 15 years of age. At the same time, a booster dose of oral polio vaccine will be given to all children younger than five years of age.
10:57
10:57

Sironko District Embarks on Mass Vaccination Against Rabies 2

James Gibiri and Denis Wajala, both farmers in Sironko district, say they spend lots of money to get their animals and birds vaccinated. Rabies is caused by a virus that affects the central nervous system particularly causing inflammation in the brain.
12:21
12:21

Measles Outbreak Confirmed in Bunyoro Districts region 2

Dr. Fredrick Byenume, the Hoima District Health Inspector told Uganda Radio Network on Saturday that they have registered 47 cases in Hoima and Kikuube districts since Tuesday last week.
07:46
07:46

MOH Rolls Out Mass Oral Cholera Vaccination in Hoima ministry of health 1 3 Top story

Dr. Nicholas Kwikiriza, the health in charge of Buhaguzi sub district, says the district has made tremendous success in fighting cholera. He explains that although Hoima district registered 44 cholera deaths and more than 2000 cases since the epidemic broke out in February, the situation is under control.
13:12
13:12

Gov't Launches Cholera Vaccination in Hoima District ministry of health 1

The district is battling an outbreak of the acute diarrheal disease, amidst a humanitarian crisis that has led to an influx of more than 25,000 refugees fleeing civil unrest in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
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14:05

Medics Cautioned Against Stealing Hepatitis B Vaccines unicef 2 1

The biggest complaints are coming from Lango and districts in Acholi where government has intensified efforts to vaccinate adults against hepatitis B. Complaints are also coming from Sembabule district where those seeking to be vaccinated were asked to pay 30,000 Shillings per shot. One needs three shots of the vaccine to be protected against the virus.
08:54
08:54

Measles Claims 20 Children in DRC in 2 Weeks measles outbreak

Oriental Province Health Inspector Edmond Mulamba says that most of the cases are in Kamako which is 150 miles south of the town of Tshikapa.
12:07
12:07

Calls for Vaccination Intensify after 2 Die of Suspected Rabies rabid dog bites

Authorities in Gayaza sub-county, Kyankwanzi district are appealing for immediate vaccination of dogs and cats after two children died as a result of rabid dog bites.
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