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Health Ministry extends measles- rubella immunization exercise

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Ministry of Health has extended the on-going Measles and Rubella immunization  exercise that was meant to end yesterday. According to the health ministry, the exercise has been extended because some schools missed out. Stock outs were also reported in some parts of the …

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Ministry of Health receives motorcycles to boost Ebola surveillance

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Ministry of Health has received 10 motorcycles from World Health Organization-WHO with support from Irish Embassy for Ebola surveillance and preparedness activities. The Honda XL motorcycles will be deployed in the eight high-risk districts bordering the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). The districts …

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Fake postinor, quinine on the market

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Fake Postinor and Quinine drugs have hit the market according to the health ministry and the national medical stores. Postinor is used as an emergency contraceptive drug that stops one from conceiving after having unprotected sex if taken within 72 hours after sexual intercourse. …

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Health minister roots for mandatory blood pressure testing

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Dr Jane Aceng, the Minister of Health is rooting for mandatory Blood Pressure testing in all government health facilities. Aceng suggests that everyone who goes to access medical services from the facilities must be tested to ascertain whether or not they are suffering from hypertension. …

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