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WHO Uganda eHealth Bulletin: Data by district

Bulletin Prototype- eHEALTH 100316February 2016 issue [pdf: 1.74 MB]

This issue focuses on cholera, typhoid and malaria during the month of December 2015. Completeness of monthly reporting for December 2015 was above 90% across all the four regions.

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  • Uganda undertakes mass Yellow fever vaccination in affected districts Masaka 23th May 2016:- The Ministry of Health with support from the World Health Organization (WHO), GAVI, UNICEF and other partners over the weekend implemented a  mass Yellow Fever vaccination campaign in Masaka, and Rukungiri districts which  have recently had confirmed cases of the disease.  The preparation for Kalangala district is in progress.
  • Uganda hosts Strategic Partnership Portal Kampala, 20th May 2016:- The WHO Country Office (WCO) in Uganda hosted a two day international workshop on the newly introduced Strategic Partnership Portal (SPP) that aims at building stronger health systems for sustainable health security in WHO member states. The SPP is an online tool that allows countries, donors and partners to see all funding coming into a particular country and how it is distributed and other information collected from national authorities and stakeholders.  The SPP centralizes all information on…
  • Health workers trained on collection, packaging and transportation of dangerous pathogens samples Mbale, 16th May 2016 - The Ministry of Health with support from the World Health Organization (WHO) conducted a three-day regional training on sample collection, packaging and transportation of dangerous pathogens at Crown Suits Hotel in Mbale District. 
  • Hundreds screened for NCDs as Uganda commemorates World Health Day 2016 Mityana 5th May 2016 - On April 29th, Uganda commemorated World Health Day a few weeks after the designated 7th April of every year. The function was held at Banda Sub-county Headquarters in Mityana district under the theme “Beat Diabetes: Scale up prevention, Strengthen Care and Enhance Surveillance “.
  • Uganda organises a series of African Vaccination Week activities Kampala, 3rd May 2016 - World Health Organization Regional Office for Africa (WHO AFRO) launched the sixth African Vaccination Week (AVW), to raise awareness on the importance of vaccination in reducing child mortality and renew efforts around universal vaccination coverage. Vaccination can save children’s lives, and keep adults, communities and nations, healthy. One in five African children still lacks access to all the necessary and basic vaccinations.

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