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Karamoja lifestyles affect measles-rubella immunization campaign

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Amudat district officials have struggled to mobilize herds boys to take part in the ongoing immunization against Measles and Rubella. Dr Peter Kusolo, the district health officer says that while the exercise has been running smoothly for children below five years, those aged 8-15 …

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Health Ministry extends measles- rubella immunization exercise

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Ministry of Health has extended the on-going Measles and Rubella immunization  exercise that was meant to end yesterday. According to the health ministry, the exercise has been extended because some schools missed out. Stock outs were also reported in some parts of the …

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Cult followers block children from measles-rubella immunization in Luweero

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  | More than 70 pupils of Liberty Junior Academy in Luweero district have reportedly been blocked from participating in the ongoing Measles-Rubella immunization exercise by their parents. It is alleged that the parents subscribe to a religious sect which forbids immunization. The Measles-Rubella immunization and …

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