Tuesday , November 12 2019
Home / Tag Archives: Cholera

Tag Archives: Cholera

Over 60% don’t wash hands with soap- Ministry of Health

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Washing hands with soap after visiting the toilet is lacking among Ugandans. According to the health ministry, the practice has caused persistence of some diseases like diarrhoea, cholera and dysentery. The 2018 Water and Environment health sector report, hand washing practices with soap have …

Read More »

Public warned of water contamination as rainy season sets in

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Ministry of Health predicts an increase in water borne diseases from September to November. In a statement released last night, the Ministry warned that as the second rainy season sets in, there will be contamination of water sources and floods washing away the latrines …

Read More »

50,000 to be vaccinated against cholera in Bududa

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | 50,000 people will be vaccinated against Cholera in Bududa District. The district is currently facing a Cholera outbreak. According to records, 51 cases have been registered. 48 of these have been discharged while 262 contacts have been listed for follow up. The vaccination will target …

Read More »

Over 830,000 cholera vaccinations planned in DR Congo: WHO

    Kinshasa, DR Congo | AFP |  More than 830,000 people in the Democratic Republic of Congo’s North Kivu province will be vaccinated against cholera, which has claimed over 240 lives this year, the World Health Organization said Monday. The campaign will be implemented by DR Congo’s health ministry with …

Read More »

CHOLERA: NWSC, KCCA move to improve hygiene

      Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The National Water and Sewage Corporation and Kampala Capital City Authority – KCCA are to work together to improve hygiene in the city following the Cholera outbreak. Cholera was confirmed in Kabowa, Rubaga Division early this week. This was after two …

Read More »

THIS WEEK: Cholera reported in Kampala

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Ministry of Health confirmed on Jan.07 that two cases had tested positive for cholera and seven other sus-pected samples were being tested at the Central Public Health Laboratories for fur ¬ther analysis. The patients who are being treated at the China – Uganda Friendship hospital …

Read More »

Minister cautions against extorting money from cholera patients

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Health workers at Naguru Hospital have been warned against extorting money from Cholera patients. On Tuesday, two Cholera patients fled the hospital after they were allegedly told to pay 20,000 shillings before they are treated. The State Minister for Primary Health Care Dr Joyce Moriku …

Read More »