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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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KCCA bans food vending in Kabowa after cholera outbreak

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Kampala Capital City Authority (KCCA) has banned the sale of cooked food and drinks prepared on the streets in Kabowa following an outbreak of cholera. State Minister for Kampala Benny Namugwanya announced the ban while addressing journalists at Uganda Media Center on Thursday. The …

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Poor city planning exposing Kampala dwellers to cholera- Minister

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Poor planning of the urban settlements in Kampala is partly to blame for the latest outbreak of cholera in the city suburbs, State Minister for Primary Health Care Joy Moriku Kaducu has said. According to Kaducu, several settlements in the suburbs of Kampala are located …

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Cholera hits Kampala and Mpigi

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A cholera outbreak has hit Uganda’s capital city Kampala. The Ministry of Health has so far confirmed seven cases that are currently undergoing treatment at China-Uganda Friendship Hospital (CUFH), Naguru. Three of these cases are from one family residing in Mpigi District while the …

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THIS WEEK: Ministry in cholera vaccination drive

Ministry in cholera vaccination drive Kampala, Uganda |THE INDEPENDENT | The Ministry of Health is set to roll out an oral cholera vaccination in the disease districts of Hoima, Buliisa, Pakwach, Nebbi, Kasese, Ntoroko, Zombo, Moyo, Busia, Namayingo and Arua. The exercise that is to be conducted in a phased manner …

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THIS WEEK: Cholera hits Hoima, Kagadi

THIS WEEK: Cholera hits Hoima, Kagadi Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | For two months now, cholera has hit residents of Hoima, Kagadi and Kyegegwa including the refugee settlements. Number of people affected with the disease in Hoima has reached 2000 and an estimated 40 kiled while Kyegegwa about 300 cases …

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