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10:58
10:58

More Funding Needed to Control Measles Epidemic in DRC- WHO Ministry of Health 1

So far, USD 27.6 million has been mobilized and used to vaccinate more than 18 million children under 5 years in DRC. However, in some areas, routine vaccination coverage remains low and 25 per cent of the reported measles cases come from such areas. Previous immunization campaigns have been targeting children under the age of five who are most affected by the disease.
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15:16

Rubella's Double Jeopardy; a Mothers Pain of Raising Deaf-Blind Children Ministry of Health 3 1

Rubella, also known as German measles, is a contagious disease caused by a virus. Its symptoms include; fevers, sore throat and a rash that starts from the head and spreads to other parts of the body. It is estimated that the disease is the leading cause of deaf-blindness.
11:33
11:33

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

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.
07:41
07:41

Gov't Still Probing Cases of Severe Reactions to Measles Rubella Vaccine 1 2

Dr Immaculate Ampaire, the deputy manager of the Uganda National Expanded Programme on Immunization says that investigations are to determine and study some of the side effects that are likely to be seen after children are immunized.
18:31
18:31

MOH Closes Measles Isolation Centres Countrywide Ministry of Health 1 2

Dr Alfred Driwale, the programme manager for the Uganda National Expanded Programme on immunization -UNEPI says that all isolation wards that previously had measles patients have been closed nationally, following the mass measles/rubella campaign that took place in October 2019.
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16:32

Gov't Probes Cases of Severe Reaction to Measles/Rubella Vaccine Ministry of Health 1 3

The cases, all from the same family, were immunized at a community vaccination post located in Kalagi. But one of them passed away yesterday at the pediatric unit in Mulago National Referral Hospital after being diagnosed with Stevenson Johnson syndrome, a severe skin and mucus membrane disorder that normally occurs as a reaction to medication or an infection.
19:25
19:25

Ministry of Health Surpasses Measles-Rubella Immunization Target 1 3

While the ministry had planned to vaccinate 18 million children,the number surpassed to 20 million.
07:46
07:46

Parental Consent Not Needed for Immunization-MOH Ministry of Health 1 3

Dr Alfred Driwale, the Programme Manager of the Uganda Expanded Programme on Immunization-UNEPI explains that while the immunization act gives parents the responsibility to take their children for immunization between the ages of 0-5 years, they have no responsibility when it comes to national exercises.
19:09
19:09

MOH to Roll out Mass Measles, Polio Vaccination in Schools Ministry of Health 4 1

The five-day campaign is scheduled to take place from 18th to 22 September 2019. During the campaign, children will receive vaccines for measles, rubella and polio.
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