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WHO recommends mass testing for COVID-19 in Amuru

Amuru, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  The World Health Organization (WHO) has recommended a second round of mandatory mass testing for Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) in Amuru District. The recommendation follows a situation assessment conducted by a team of case management consultants headed by Dr Michael Mawanda to devise stringent measures for …

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U.S. exit from WHO jeopardizes its health, safety: The Lancet

Kampala, Uganda | XINHUA | The U.S. decision to quit the World Health Organization (WHO) violates U.S. law and put its health and security at risk, according to a comment published on The Lancet’s website Wednesday. U.S. President Donald Trump announced in May that his country would sever ties with …

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WHO launches initiative to help 1.3 bln people quit smoking

Kampala, Uganda | XINHUA | The World Health Organization (WHO) announced on Friday that it’s launching an initiative to help 1.3 billion tobacco-users worldwide kick the habit during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. The Access Initiative for Quitting Tobacco will help people freely access the resources they need to quit tobacco, …

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