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10:18
10:18

Head Teachers Face Penalties For Enrolling Unimmunized Pupils unicef 3 1

Ssegawa noted with concern that a big number of pupils in Masaka region are not immunized yet the immunization Act bars schools from enrolling them. The mass immunization campaign that is bankrolled by the World Health Organization at the tune of Shillings 44 billion targets children between nine months and 15 years of age.
10:50
10:50

Wakiso District Maps Health Disaster Hotspots cholera scare 3

According to the mapping, the areas identified as hotspots include Nabweru Division in Nansana Municipality, Kasokoso and Bukasa in Kira Municipality and Zinga, Kitufu, Balabala and Kasenyi in Busi Sub County. The other areas include Busaabala, Kajjansi, and Kigungu among others.
07:41
07:41

CSOs Pressure UN, Govt to Address Plight of Displaced Apaa Residents district 3 1 Top story

David Moses Okello, the Gulu Action Aid Cluster Manager, says they firmly support the continued stay of the displaced persons in United Nations Compound if their plight is not properly addressed.
14:11
14:11

Government Launches New Rotavirus Vaccine buikwe

An estimated 450,000 children under five years of age die each year from vaccine-preventable rotavirus infections. Diarrhoea is among the top ten causes of morbidity in Uganda, with the highly contagious rotavirus being responsible for about 40 percent of all diarrheal cases.
16:51
16:51

European Union Gives Northern Uganda 150M Euros for Stability unicef 1 4

Pacifici said EUs intention is to narrow the gap and ensure long lasting peace and security in the region. He said Agriculture specifically deserves more attention since despite the potential; it has not helped to reduce food security.
03:54
03:54

Uganda Joins Global Human Rights Day Commemoration human rights watch 1 Top story

The celebrations in Uganda are being held at Boma grounds in Moroto where human rights activist groups, government officials, and representatives from donor organisations are expected.
17:51
17:51

Ministry Warns Against Resistance to Polio Vaccination who 3 1

People who refused to get their children immunised against polio in the recent mass polio vaccination campaign could face the law, the Ministry of Health has said.
16:40
16:40

Online Portal on Child Rights Launched In Uganda unicef 2

The platform will provide information on the lives of children across Uganda in regard to their fundamental rights - the rights to health, education and development, protection, and participation.
15:50
15:50

FGM Surgeons Resort to Underground Operations unfpa uganda 2

Maldaline Chemose, a surgeon from Bukwo says they have been forced to stealthily carry out the mutilations due to the absence of an alternative source of income. Chemose says each of them earns 50,000 Shillings for every mutilation.
14:05
14:05

Medics Cautioned Against Stealing Hepatitis B Vaccines vaccination 1 2

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.
14:09
14:09

Govt to Monitor Service Delivery through Equity Atlas unicef 2

The Atlas, which maps key results against public expenditures, provides analysis on the impact of public investments on social outcomes like school completion rates, antenatal care visits and improved water source functionality.
15:50
15:50

Tight Margins Separate Winning Schools at Music Event music festival 2

Mugwanya Preparatory School, Kabojja emerged champions for the third consecutive year with 687 points followed by Stella Maris Primary School in Buikwe district with 686 points. Kasimeri Primary School in Moroto district was second runners-up with 679 while Mbarara Junior School came fourth with 677 points.
19:45
19:45

Lack of Costumes Worry Music Festival Competitors sports 4 4

Participating schools at the ongoing week-long national music festival competitions at the National Theatre are baffled by the lack of or unsuitable concert costumes.
09:04
09:04

Severe Malnutrition Hits South Sudan unicef

The increased rate of Malnutrition is attributed to the high inflation rate that has made purchasing food at household level unbearable.
11:02
11:02

Uganda Has Capacity to Handle Refugee Influx - OPM south sudan

Uganda recorded an inflow of 55,920 South Sudan refugees in less than two weeks after fighting erupted between forces loyal to President Salva Kiir and First Vice President Riek Machar.
18:04
18:04

Health Ministry Pilots Early Infant Circumcision unicef ug 2 1

A snip in time: What is the best age to circumciseThat is the question that may generate debate soon as government to launches plans to have babies circumcised as part of the safe medical circumcision campaign. Piloted in Kampala, Wakiso, Gulu and Rakai among other districts ahead of planned roll out.
05:05
05:05

Moses Binoga: UNICEF Child Sacrifice Research Inconclusive witchcraft 1 1

Former head of the Uganda Police Anti-human trafficking unit, Moses Binoga has dismissed claims that the police were doing little address issues of child sacrifice.
12:27
12:27

WHO: Deadly resurgence of Measles Observed unicef 1

According to the United Nations Children\'s Fund (UNICEF), Measles-one of the most deadly vaccine-preventable diseases, accounts for an estimated 777,000 childhood deaths per year worldwide, with more than half occurring in Africa.
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