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  • Uganda Commemorates World Cancer Day 2015 Kiryandongo, 21 April 2015: Uganda commemorated the World Cancer Day, under the theme ‘Cancer prevention and control not beyond us’’.  The overarching message to the people was that individuals, communities, organisations and government have a role to play in the prevention and control of cancer; ranging from vaccination to palliative care.
  • Uganda commemorates World Health Day 2015 Agago, 18 April 2015:- Uganda Commemorated World Health day at Agago district headquarters under the theme ‘Food safety for good health’.  The overarching message to all Ugandans was to always ensure safety of food from the farm to the plate.
  • WHO supports polio surveillance, reproductive health and Ebola preparedness in Uganda Kampala, 2 April 2014 - The World Health Organization (WHO) donated 52 motorcycles to the Ministry of Health to strengthen surveillance in districts, a motor vehicle in support of gender and human rights programme, and equipment to be used in the Emergency Operations Centre to monitor diseases of epidemic potential.
  • Uganda commemorates World Tuberculosis Day Gulu, 27th March 2015:- The World Tuberculosis (TB) day was held at the Kaunda grounds, in Gulu district under the theme “reach the 60,000, patients in Uganda” to celebrate the reductions in numbers of TB patients in Uganda. His Excellency the President of Uganda, Yoweri Kaguta Museveni in a speech read on his behalf by Hon Elioda Tumwesigye, the Minister of Health who was also the chief guest, committed governments efforts to improve access to information on Tuberculosis. He underscored…
  • Elimination of mother to child transmission of HIV campaign launched in Western Uganda Hoima, 27 March 2015:- The First Lady of Uganda Hon. Janet Kataha Museveni,  who is also the “Champion” of  the Elimination of Mother to Child Transmission (EMTCT) of HIV/AIDS campaign has   called upon men to be more cooperative in the fight against HIV/AIDS.  She said this at the  launch of the campaign for the Western Region  held at Boma in Hoima district. Mrs. Museveni  said that collective effort was needed to win this battle, “nobody can do this alone, we…