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  • WHO strengthens disease surveillance in Kampala city Kampala, 26th May 2015:- The World Health Organization (WHO) donated a brand new Toyota Double Cabin vehicle to Naguru China Friendship Hospital to support the hospital’s Expanded Program on Immunization (EPI) and Integrated Disease surveillance and response supportive supervision. This was in addition to computers and other Information Technology equipment that were handed over in November 2014.
  • Uganda Launches the Global Road Safety Campaign Kampala, 21 May, 2015:- The United Nations Global Road Safety Campaign was launched in Kampala at the World Health Organization (WHO) Country Office with a call to parents to play a key role in safeguarding their children’s lives on roads. The theme of the campaign is “Save kids’ lives”.
  • Uganda Commemorates World Malaria Day 2015 Kaberamaido, 14 May 2015:- Uganda commemorated the World Malaria Day in Kaberamaido district with an appeal to communities to always sleep under Insecticide Treated Mosquito Nets (ITNs) and to test for malaria before treatment.
  • Uganda Commemorates 5th African Vaccination Week Kween 6 May, 2015:- Uganda commemorated the 5th African Vaccination Week (AVW) with a call to parents and guardians to immunize their children early and adhere to the immunization schedule.
  • Inter-District eMTCT peer learning meeting held in Kampala Kampala 4th May, 2015:- The Inter-district Elimination of Mother to Child Transmission of HIV/AIDS (eMTCT) Peer Learning Meeting was held at Imperial Royale Hotel in Kampala. The meeting which was organized by  African Mayors’ initiative for Community action on AIDS  (AMICAALL)  was to address the problems and find solutions to improving the performance of the 25 slow-progressing districts in achieving eMTCT in Uganda.