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Uganda likely to lose over UGX 6.5bn in wasted vaccines

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  Uganda is likely to lose over 6.5 billion shillings in wasted vaccines due to the COVID-19 lockdown. According to the health ministry, most wastage is recorded with vaccines that have multiple doses such as Measles/Rubella or the BCG vaccine for whooping cough normally given at …

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Kitgum health department to trace infants who missed TB immunization

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Kitgum district health department is considering rolling out an emergency TB vaccination campaign targeting infants who missed out on the recent vaccination exercise. The Bacille Calmette-Guerin (BCG) vaccine is administered to infants at or from birth to 8 weeks to protect the babies against …

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