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Tag Archives: Dr. Yonas Tegegn Woldermariam

AMREF Africa CEO calls for increased taxes on sugar

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  | The global Chief Executive Officer of international NGO, AMREF Africa, Dr. Gitahi Githinji, has called for legislation on fast foods and sugar if Uganda is to tackle the growing public health threat of Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs). He said recent statistics are showing that globally …

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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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Ugandan health workers fatigued-Ebola simulation report

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Health workers on Ugandan borders are tired of the endless state of Ebola preparedness, an Ebola Simulation exercise carried out early this month has revealed. The results were disseminated during an international Ebola Virus Disease meeting that begun in Kampala on Monday. The Simulation exercise …

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