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11:11
11:11

WHO Backs Closure of Schools, Places of Worship to Curb Coronavirus

Dr Matshidiso Moeti describes the decision taken by countries like Nigeria, Kenya, Rwanda and Uganda as strong demonstrative measures to prevent the spread of the disease.
13:02
13:02

Gov't Now Enforcing Total Quarantine coronavirus 3 1

Appearing before the Public Accounts Committee on Wednesday, the Health Ministry Permanent Secretary Diana Atwine said that since they have banned travels from high-risk countries, people who come into the country will have to cater for their costs of the quarantine even though it is a total quarantine.
10:50
10:50

Gov’t Tells Ugandans to Use Homemade Hand Washing Solutions COVID 19 3 1

According to the health ministry, homemade hand washing solution has the same ability to kill germs as manufactured hand sanitizers
18:29
18:29

Uganda Prepared to Fight COVID-19 WHO 4 1

Health officials say that they are moving the country's preparedness level from ordinary to advanced. During this advanced level, more travel bans are expected on countries with high COVID-19 cases.
12:00
12:00

WHO Worried About COVID-19 Hitting HIV Hot Spots in Africa COVID -19 outbreak

According to WHO, they are worried about countries like Mozambique, Uganda, Zambia, Malawi and Zimbabwe-located within East and Southern Africa getting hit by the disease because they have weak health systems already burdened with HIV
19:16
19:16

COVID-19: Vendors, Traders in Kampala do not Know much about the Virus WHO 4 1

While cases in Africa increase and scientists race against time to produce a cure for COVID-19, many ordinary people in Uganda do not know what the disease is, how it spreads or how it can be prevented. For traders and vendors in downtown Kampala, the much talked about disease, is blank slate for them
10:46
10:46

Public Health Experts Call For Proper Hand Washing WHO 4 1

Dr David Musoke, an environmental health expert at the Makerere School of Public Health says that it's very important for people to wash their hands as often as possible.
07:24
07:24

WHO Declares COVID- 19 a Global Pandemic COVID 19 Outbreak 1

The disease was declared a pandemic after it has spread to all continents and so far over 118,000 people have been infected
17:58
17:58

Uganda Restricts Travel to Nine Countries WHO 2 1

The affected countries include;San Marino, Belgium, USA, United Kingdom, Netherlands, Sweden, Norway, Austria and Malaysia
14:07
14:07

COVID-19 Genetically Related to SARS- Health Experts WHO 3 1

Prior to December 2019, when the first cases were registered in Wuhan-China, the current virus was unknown. Experts say that the disease has the same genetic makeup as SARS that emerged in 2002 and affected 8,000 people after spreading to 26 countries.
01:51
01:51

22 Uganda - EU Business Forum Delegates from COVID 19 Hit Countries Denied Entry into Uganda WHO

According to the ministry of health, the 22 were denied entry after they refused to adhere to self quarantine measures that would have them isolated for 14 days
16:41
16:41

MisInformation Hindering COVID19 Fight-WHO CDC 2 1 Top story

Dr. Yonas T. Woldermariam says that for the first time ever, misinformation during a disease outbreak is forcing WHO to use funds meant to fight the disease and to stop wrong information from getting into the hands of unsuspecting public.
16:44
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Uganda Stops People Traveling from Countries Highly Hit by COVID 19 WHO 3 1 Top story

According to the ministry of health, the decision to stop the travel was made after government,WHO and CDC experts reviewed the evolution of the disease and what kind of risk it presented to Ugandans
08:19
08:19

DRC Discharges Last Ebola Patient from a Treatment Facility WHO 1 Top story

Although the patient has been allowed to leave, 46 people who had come in contact with her are still being monitored. Similarly, all the aspects of the Ebola response remain in place to ensure that any new cases are detected quickly and treated. The end of the outbreak can only be ascertained when no infections arise 42 days after the last reported case has tested negative.
11:54
11:54

Uptake of Second HPV Vaccine Increases among School-Going Children WHO 1 2

Data from the health ministry shows that while uptake of the first dose has always stood at over 75 per cent, uptake of the second dose has been as low as 22 per cent in some parts of the country. It is based on these figures that the Health Ministry launched a campaign to encourage uptake of the second dose.
11:28
11:28

Health Ministry to Prioritize Funding to Tackle Disease Outbreaks WHO 1 2

Dr Jane Ruth Aceng, the Minister of Health, says that the ministry will focus on re-enforcing their surveillance system at all levels.
11:33
11:33

Results Rule Out Measles/Rubella Vaccine as the Cause of Death for 5-year-old WHO 2 1

The five-year-old boy was among millions of children who were immunized with the Measles and Rubella joint vaccine that has since been introduced into the country’s immunization schedule. But he, and his siblings developed a skin rash and red eyes, which, according to family members, was in reaction to the vaccine.
07:57
07:57

DRC Ebola Cases Increase, Ugandans Urged to Take Caution WHO 1 Top story

According to the World Health Organisation Ebola situational reports, the 55 cases mark an increase in the number of cases recorded compared to those in November, 2019. An average of seven Ebola cases were recorded in November in four Beni, Mabalako, Mandima and Oicha.
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Measles Killed 140,000 in 2018-WHO WHO Uganda 1

According to data from WHO UNICEF, the vaccine preventable deaths has claimed the lives of more in some countries like DRC compared to diseases like Ebola Viral Disease
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