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Health ministry to withdraw measles vaccine from health facilities

Kitgum, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  |  The Ministry of Health will withdraw all measles vaccines from all health facilities across the country. The move follows the introduction of the New Measles-Rubella combination vaccine that is deemed more effective in fighting the two deadly viral infections among children. On Wednesday, the national …

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World’s first malaria vaccine

Children aged five to 17 months old in Kenya, Ghana, Malawi to test it Ghana, Kenya and Malawi have been chosen to test the world’s first malaria vaccine through a pilot program beginning next year, the World Health Organization (WHO) announced on April 24. The vaccine, which has partial effectiveness …

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ANALYSIS: What happened to PAC?

Dormancy of once vibrant parliament watchdog committee shines light on leadership and funding Budadiri County MP Nandala Mafabi has not been on the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) of parliament since 2011 but the chartered accountant and lawyer remains the most recognisable name to have led it. His adeptness with numbers, …

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