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Stunted HIV prevalence rate worries health experts

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  | Health experts are worried about Uganda’s current stagnant HIV prevalence rate. According to experts, Uganda seems to be stuck at a HIV prevalence rate of 6.2 percent that has remained stagnant for the past four years. Between the late 90s and early 2000, Uganda’s …

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Uganda tasked to remain vigilant to eradicate polio

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  | Health experts have said Uganda should remain vigilant to interrupt polio transmission.  The experts say that no country is safe until the disease is totally eradicated in the world.  On Thursday, an independent commission of experts announced that wild polio virus type 3 has been …

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Kampala’s poor air quality attributed to urbanisation

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Health experts have attributed Kampala City’s poor air quality to urbanization. Speaking during the joint Health Sector Review in Kampala this afternoon, Dr Daniel Okello, the Acting Director of Public Health and Environment at Kampala City Council Authority (KCCA) said that Kampala’s air quality …

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