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Ninety nine succumb to malaria in Luwero district

Luwero, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | At least 99 people succumbed to malaria in Luwero in the financial year 2021/22, a health report by the district has revealed. According to the district report on mortality and morbidity, 66 of the malaria deaths occurred among children under five years whereas 33 cases occurred …

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Luwero registers decline in maternal mortality rates

Luwero, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The number of women dying while giving birth in health centers has noticeably declined in Luwero district, a health report has revealed. According to Luwero District Health Department Performance report, nine women died while giving birth in health centers in the financial year 2021/22. This …

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Luwero registers high uptake of contraceptives among teenagers

Luwero, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Atleast 78,442 teenagers sought contraceptives in Luwero district in the financial year 2020/21. According to the Luwero District Health report for the financial year, atleast 6,536 teenagers between 10-19 years sought contraceptives per month on average. The report indicates the most sought contraceptives by teenagers …

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Luweero district registers 10% increase in health centre deliveries

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Luweero district registered an increase of 10 percent deliveries in health centres in the 2019/2020 financial year despite disruptions caused by the COVID-19 lockdown. According to the Luweero District Health Facility Performance report for the financial year 2019/2020, the government and not for profit …

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