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WHO says urgent funds needed to support Uganda Ebola response

Kampala, Uganda | Xinhua | The World Health Organization (WHO) on Thursday said urgent funds are needed to support the Ebola response in Uganda and the readiness in neighboring countries. Matshidiso Moeti, WHO Regional Director for Africa told reporters that only 20 percent of the 88.2-million-U.S. dollar appeal has been collected. …

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African health ministers meet in Uganda over Ebola outbreak

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Health ministers from 11 African countries are meeting in Uganda over the recent outbreak of the Ebola virus disease in the East African country. The ministers are discussing cross-border collaboration for preparedness and response to the Ebola disease, according to the World Health Organization (WHO) …

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EBOLA: Uganda to receive trial vaccine for Sudan strain

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda is set to receive a hundred doses of a trial vaccine being developed to prevent the Ebola Sudan strain. Dr. Tegegn Woldemariam, the WHO country representative revealed this on Thursday at a weekly WHO Africa press conference. He explained that there are two trial drugs being …

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Ebola outbreak: Kyegegwa district heightens survillance

Kyegegwa, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Kyegegwa district has heightened health surveillance following an outbreak of Ebola in the neighboring Mubende district. The health ministry last week confirmed an outbreak of Ebola in Mubende district after a sample taken from a 24-year-old man from Madudu sub-county came out positive for the Sudan …

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WHO cautions against use of known Ebola therapeutics for Sudan strain

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The World Health Organization-WHO has urged health workers in Uganda not to consider using Ebola therapeutics used to treat patients in the neighboring DR Congo, saying these will not be effective. Speaking at an Ebola Infection Prevention and Control-IPC meeting for health workers held on Monday, …

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Ebola Virus outbreak

‘We’re ready’ says Uganda COVER STORY | RONALD MUSOKE | Since Uganda declared an outbreak of Ebola hemorrhagic fever in the country on Sept.20, it has moved swiftly to achieve three main objectives; reducing its spread, minimising number of deaths, and ensuring it does not spread to neighbouring countries. According …

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