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Kotido district seeking UGX 15.8m for cholera response plan

Kotido, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Kotido district is seeking for 15.8 million shillings to improve the cholera response plan following the growing number of cases reported each day. By Tuesday, there were 27 active cases and on average at least 5-7 cases are admitted for care each day according …

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Study finds quality of water low

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Experts have called for regular water quality tests, after a study found that the water used for domestic use in key areas including Kampala are far below recommendations by the World Health Organisation (WHO) in terms of turbidity, pH and oxygen content. Prof. Christopher …

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Kotido on alert over suspected cholera outbreak

Kotido, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | At least 11 suspected cholera cases have been reported in Kotido district. The Kotido District Health Officer, Dr. Serino Acar, says they have dispatched samples from the suspected cases to the Public Health Laboratory in Kampala for testing. Dr. Acar says a Cholera Response Taskforce …

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Cholera vaccination underway in Moroto

Moroto, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Mass vaccination against Cholera has kicked off in Moroto district. The five-day exercise was rolled out yesterday morning by a joint team comprising the World Health Organization-WHO and the Ministry of Health to contain the spread of the acute diarrhoeal disease which spreads through …

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Health workers in Moroto start community treatment for cholera

Moroto, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Health workers in Moroto have embarked on community outreach programs providing treatment for Cholera. Cholera has continued spreading to other parts of Moroto including Municipal Council and Rupa sub county where new cases are being reported. According to records from the District Health Department, …

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