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Buliisa health workers resume Ebola screening

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT | More than 100 health workers in Buliisa district have resumed Ebola screening barely three months after laying down their tools over the none payment. The Health workers had been deployed to manage various Ebola screening centers at Wanseko, Butiaba, Walukuba and Somsio and Bugoigo …

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Health Ministry to reopen Ebola screening centres in Buliisa

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Ministry of Health is set to resume Ebola screening activities in Buliisa district. The screening had been halted since October last year, when more than 100 health workers deployed to manage the centres abandoned the duty stations. At the time of the move, the …

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Unmanned borders still challenge Ebola screening efforts- IOM

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The existence of informal and unmanned entry points between the Democratic Republic of Congo, Uganda and several other countries, is a hindrance to all efforts to tame the deadly Ebola virus, according to health and immigration officials from the two countries. They observe that …

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Ebola screening intensified in Albertine region

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Health Experts have intensified Ebola screening in the Albertine region following a new death recorded in Kasese district. Districts in the Albertine graben share a common border with the eastern part of the Democratic Republic of Congo, an area that has been devastated by …

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