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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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Ministry of Health rule out ebola outbreak in Kagadi

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Ministry of Health has ruled out Ebola Outbreak in Kagadi district. This follows the death of Benon Ahorwendire 50, a resident of Kanyegaramire village in Kyenzige Sub County. He died from Kagadi Hospital after presenting signs similar to those of an Ebola patient. …

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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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Kagadi gets ugx 146m for ebola preparedness

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Ministry of Health has given 146 million shillings to Kagadi district for Ebola preparedness activities. The activities include coordinating the preparedness activities, strengthening surveillance, capacity building in contact tracing, laboratory diagnostics, Infection Prevention, and Control, clinical management of patients including psycho-social care. Other activities …

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DRC ebola centre attacks worrying – UN health chief

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Attacks on Ebola treatment centres in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), risk reversing the gains made during the current outbreak in the north-east of the country, the head of the UN health agency Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus has said. Dr Tedros resounded …

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Attack on DR Congo Ebola centre leaves one dead

Butembo, DR Congo | AFP | Armed men attacked an Ebola treatment centre in the east of the Democratic Republic of Congo again on Saturday, killing a policeman and wounding a health worker, the authorities said. The facility, located at Butembo in the troubled province of North Kivu, only reopened …

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