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17:55
17:55

Ebola Vaccination Kicks Off in Ntoroko District uganda

A member of the vaccination task force at Karugutu Health Center who preferred anonymity said that more than 40 health workers were vaccinated at the health facility.
21:22
21:22

Ebola Vaccination to Start in Ntoroko District arua

The Health Ministry Spokesperson, Emmanuel Ainebyoona told URN that the ministry has decided to start with Ntoroko because it is at high risk.
12:50
12:50

3000 Health Workers to Benefit from Ebola Vaccination kasese 1

The health workers will be vaccinated using the Ebola Zaire vaccine. The vaccine is expected to arrive in the country today afternoon however vaccination will only start once the use of the vaccine has been approved by the Institutional Review Board-IRB.
20:01
20:01

Uganda Considers Mass Foot and Mouth Disease Vaccination nakasongola 2 1

The vaccination campaign will take place in all sub counties in districts of Rakai, Kyotera and Isingiro, which have battled outbreaks of the disease estimated to have killed 350,000 head of cattle across the cattle corridor.
12:07
12:07

Mbale District Registers Low Turn up for HPV 2 Vaccine people 4

However, only 21,292 girls of the 92,000 returned for the second dose of vaccine meaning that over 7000 girls didnt show up. Ayub Madoi, the Mbale District Assistant Health Officer, says for maximum protection each girl is supposed to receive 2 doses.
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.
18:23
18:23

Lumpy Skin Disease Affects 300 Cows in Bulambuli district 3

Akol says Vaccination with attenuated virus in time offers control to the Lumpy Skin disease. He however, says that although the district is trying to overcome the problem, they still face a challenge of low response from the farmers.
12:37
12:37

UGX 3 trillion Needed for Ebola Prevention district 1 Top story

According to the Health Ministry, the funds will be used to implement a number of preventive methods including the procurement of permanent walk through scanners, surveillance in high risk districts, case management control, facilitate health workers in the high risk districts and vaccination if needed.
10:34
10:34

Nakasongola Embarks On Free Vaccination Against Hepatitis B ministry of health 4 Top story

Byamukama says the vaccines will be administered to residents at Health Center III and IVs across the district.
15:38
15:38

Mulago Hospital Runs Out of Rotavirus Vaccine resident 2 4

Enock Kusasira, the spokesperson Mulago National Referral Hospital has confirmed the stock out, saying they expect to receive another consignment by next week.
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.
16:39
16:39

800 Dogs Vaccinated, 190 Killed in Hoima Anti Rabies Drive vaccination 1 3

Hoima Municipal Veterinary officer Swalleh Kajuma says those killed were stray dogs that had been abandoned. Kajuma says this year the Municipal veterinary department intends to vaccinate 1500 dogs.
16:14
16:14

Gavi Targets 2 Million People in Largest Cholera Vaccine Drive vaccination

Under the campaign, 360,000 doses of cholera vaccine have been shipped to Uganda to protect 360,000 people in Hoima District, Western Uganda, after an outbreak in Kyangwali, Hoima District and Kyaka II in Kyegegwa District where more than 900 people, most of them Congolese refugees, have been hospitalized in the recent past.
12:03
12:03

Nebbi Hit by Contagious Bovine Pneumonia quarantine

Nebbi authorities imposes cattle quarantine because of Bovine Pneumonia (CBPN) outbreak in the district.
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