The Criminal Investigations Department, the two did not have the approval for seeking medical treatment abroad. Medical referrals from Uganda require that persons seeking treatment abroad must be examined by a consultant who prepares a report indicating that their medical condition can only be managed abroad.
Speaking at the launch of the report, Dr Matshidiso Moeti, WHOs Regional Director for Africa, expressed his pride that Africans are now living longer and healthier lives: Nearly three years of extra health is a gift that makes us all proud. Of course, we hope that these gains will continue, and the region will reach global standards.
The World Food Programme WFP is airlifting high energy biscuits from its warehouse in Dubai to Goma, capital of North Kivu province, where an Ebola outbreak was declared on 1 August. High energy biscuits are often used in emergency situations as they are easy to transport and do not require cooking, the agency explained.