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07:39
07:39

NMS, Ministry of Health Clashing on Procurement of Vaccines, Supplies Parliament 4 1

The National Medical Stores (NMS) has appealed to members of Parliament to address a concern of conflict between the Ministry of Health and NDA on procurement of vaccines and other supplies.
14:32
14:32

Plague Kills 200 Goats in Hoima vaccine 4 1

The goats started dying three weeks ago leaving many goat farmers stranded. Most of the goat farmers are forced to bury carcasses as people fear to eat their meat.
18:19
18:19

Suspects Arrested For Selling Fake Coronavirus Vaccine Released on Bond investigation

Sayid Kayire and his Amiina Kayire were last week arrested and detained at Mayuge central police station after trading fake coronavirus vaccines in Wante village, Imanyiro Sub County.
08:17
08:17

Arua Receives 30,000 Doses of Anthrax, Black Quarter Vaccines solar power 1 2 Top story

Dr. Willy Nguma, who is also the Focal Point Person One Health West Nile, says the dozes are half of what they expected and will only serve 50-percent of the targeted animals.
17:16
17:16

Fire Guts Iganga Drug Store district 1 Top story

David Muwanguzi, the Iganga District Health Officer, says the fire destroyed anti-malaria drugs meant for seven health centers, saying they have been receiving drugs since last week and the last consignment was recorded on Monday night.
20:10
20:10

NARO Investigating Reports of Tilapia Lake Virus country 2 1

Tilapia lake virus has been reported in countries like Kenya, and Egypt where it is believed to stop fish multiplication resulting into fish depletion from the lake and farms at large.
11:43
11:43

BBC Journalists, MOH Official Released On Police Bond investigation 1

The journalists; Godfrey Badebye, Rashid Kaweesa and Kassim Muhammad, as well as their driver Shadow Kisaame were detained yesterday at Central Police Station CPS Kampala together with Vivian Nakaliika, a wife to NBS television journalist Solomon Sserwanja. Nakaliika is a Communication officer with the Ministry of Health.
10:30
10:30

640 Health Workers Vaccinated Against Ebola kasese

According to Ministry of Health records, 107 people were vaccinated in Ntoroko district and 524 in Kasese district as of November 17, 2018. Next week the vaccination exercise will start in Bundibugyo district. A total of 3,000 health workers will be vaccinated in the country.
18:38
18:38

Ministry of Health to Distribute 3108 Pieces of Cold Storage Equipment to Districts uganda 2 1

The equipment is being distributed under a five year cold chain equipment optimization platform aimed at increasing the coverage of immunization across the country. Vaccines have to be kept under certain temperatures to retain their potency.
16:02
16:02

Ministry of Health Calls For Repeat of Hepatitis B Vaccination kampala 1 3

Jane Ruth Aceng, the Minister of Health while addressing the media on Friday said that the tests conducted on the drugs by a joint team from the World Health Organisation-WHO, NDA and the government revealed that the drugs had a low potency level with minimal efficacy to ensure immunity against Hepatitis B.
08:52
08:52

Luweero Health Center IV in Power Blackout Over Unpaid Bills district 1 4

According to Mulwana, they only have Shillings 2 million, which they intend to use to hire a technician to tap solar energy from eye clinic run by German partners.
10:39
10:39

Demand for Flu Vaccines on the Increase gobierno 3

Otoori explains that the shots are taken on annual basis because every year, a new vaccine is manufactured depending on the new strains of flu that might be affecting people during a certain part of the year.
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.
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 4 2

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.
14:19
14:19

DRC Decries Shortage of Yellow Fever Vaccine

DRC Health Minister Dr Felix Kabange Numbi Mukwampa says the country does not have enough vaccines to cover the targeted population and areas as part of a vaccination drive launched at the end of last week. Dr Kabange says that the country only received 2million doses of the vaccine far below the over 20 million needed.
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