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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 …

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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 …

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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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