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Masaka VHT’s given bicycles to co-ordinate surveillance activities

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Village Health Teams-VHT’s in Masaka municipality have been reinforced with 20 bicycles to support local surveillance activities against the spread of COVID-19. The bicycles donated by Mathias Mpuuga, the Masaka Municipality Member of parliament were received by Masaka Resident District Commissioner Herman Ssentongo, on …

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US peace volunteers to teach agribusiness skills to Ugandan youth

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | United States’ Peace Corps Program has deployed 158 American volunteers to introduce business development and agribusiness skills in rural areas of Uganda. The volunteers are tasked with introducing culture of savings among rural women, mentoring Ugandan teachers and health workers and introducing American …

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The coming Community Health Workers

Experts query their cost and compare them to current VHTs Kampala, Uganda |  FLAVIA NASSAKA | Flue, cough, headache, or diarrhea; these simple ailments can be quite uncomfortable. But are they worth going to a health facility to get treated, especially if it is far away, crowded, and the doctor might …

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