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If the directive is not worked on within 14 days which ends on 1, November, 2018, in the history of Uganda, the entire sub-county of Kwera and Kwera Health Centre III all in Dokolo County North, Dokolo district will be shut. In his letter dated 17th October, 2018 to acting senior assistant secretary, Kwera sub-county …

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By David Okema Lamwo – Hundreds of South Sudanese refugees in Palabek resettlement camp on Friday 19, October turned up for treatment for various ailments at a health camp organized by Airtel Uganda Ltd. The first day of the medical camp saw a huge turn-up than it was expected. As part of their Corporate Social Responsibility …

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By David Okema Kampala – The Ministry of Health (MoH) has clarified that there is no case of Ebola in the country, and called upon general public not to panic. Dr Henry G. Mwebesa, the director General Health Services in Ministry of Health announced in a press statement on Tuesday, 16th, October, 2018. Recently there …

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The Amuru district leadership has urged government to carry out massive and robust immunization against confirmed cases of measles outbreak in the district. This plea came following a combined 32 cases of measles outbreak in Amuru, Atiak and Lamogi sub-counties. According to preliminary data, two [2] cases have been recorded in Amuru sub-county, thirteen [13] …

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International charity Marie Stopes on Monday denied promoting abortions to teenage girls in Kenya after the government banned a radio advertisement, saying it only wanted to raise awareness. Marie Stopes Kenya said it was running a radio, social media and newspaper campaign on the dangers of unsafe abortions, but not targeting teenagers, after the Kenya …

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Speaking to TND News Uganda news desk on Saturday, Moses Atine, northern Uganda’s brilliant artist, popularly known as Prof. Maros applauded his fans and entire Lango people for donating blood. A total of 255 units of blood were collected during the Friday blood donation campaign, the highest units to have been collected in a single …

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One person has died at Lira Regional Referral Hospital on Friday after presenting signs of Ebola. “Movements have been restricted at the emergency unit, doctors have also cordoned off the ward and the ambulance that brought the patient from Amolatar district is being disinfected,” TND News Uganda’s Frank Oyugi reports. The driver and the attendants …

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WINDHOEK: Faced with one of the highest HIV prevalence rates in the world, Namibia has become the first country in Africa to have more than three-quarters of its HIV-affected population virally suppressed — and insiders are crediting political obligation, good data, and community-centered HIV programs for the extraordinary success. According to the results of Namibia’s first …

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While Democratic Republic of Congo [DRC] has recorded nine other Ebola outbreaks since 1976, there haven’t been any in this region. Aside from developing a security strategy, many further involvements used during the Équateur outbreak will remain the same, including contact tracing and use of the tentative Ebola vaccine. Last month, a “ring vaccination” method which vaccinated health …

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The Mubende district locals are in acute shock after a strange disease killed eight of their own and threatening more lives. In their efforts to identify the type of disease outbreak, Ministry of Health has taken blood samples to the United States of America for further examination. Dr. Henry Mwebesa who’s the Acting Director General …

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