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Police embarks on campaign to screen suspects for TB, HIV

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The police in Kampala Metropolitan Area has started screening newly arrested suspects to ascertain if they are suffering from malaria, tuberculosis and HIV/AIDS, such that they get access to early treatment. The Global Fund will fund the three-year project in 16 police stations through the …

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NMS completes distribution of over 28M mosquito nets

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  |  The National Medical Stores-NMS has completed the distribution of 28.4 million long-lasting insecticide treated mosquito nets across the country.  The nets were distributed to 2,051 sub-counties in the 8 months long campaign. In 2019, the Ministry of Health tasked NMS to handle the procurement, storage …

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Ministry of Health to supply mosquito nets amid malaria surge

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Ministry of Health will this month supply mosquito nets to districts with high malaria infection rates. According to Dr Daniel Kyabayinze, the Deputy Manager, Malaria Control Program at the Ministry of Health, they are awaiting approval from Global Fund after they placed a …

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Global gains in fight against HIV decline amid funding cuts

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The pace of progress in reducing new HIV infections, increasing access to treatment and ending AIDS-related deaths is slowing down according to the UNAIDS’ Global AIDS Update 2019. The report; Communities at the Centre, shows a mixed picture arising from a widening gap between …

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