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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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  • Ministry of Health and Partners validate eHealth Policy and Strategy Mukono, 24th June 2016 - The Ministry of Health recognizes eHealth, as a key enabler for supporting the health system in order to deliver good health to the population as laid out in   the Health Sector Development and Investment Plan 2015/16– 2019/20. In that respect, the Ministry of Health with support from World Health Organization (WHO), Center for Disease Control (CDC), and United Nations Children’s Education Fund (UNICEF) convened a two-day workshop at Colline Hotel, Mukono to validate the draft…
  • Uganda Prioritizes response to Sickle Cell Disease Kampala, 17th June 2016 - Northern Uganda has the highest prevalence of Sickle cell trait and malaria in the country standing at 18.6% and (63%) respectively .This was revealed in a Sickle cell survey done in 2014 by the Ministry of Health (MoH) with support from Makerere College of Health Sciences and Cincinnati Children’s hospital. The study further revealed that East-Central regions come second with a sickle cell prevalence of 16.7% and malaria at 56%. The Mid-Eastern and South-Western regions have…
  • Uganda improves access to immunization services Kampala, 8th June 2016 - Twenty two (22) out of Uganda’s 112 districts have good access and utilization of immunization services reaching over 80% of the children with all recommended doses of life-saving childhood vaccinations according to their district specific targets. This is according to the findings of the recent annual National Administrative Immunization Performance Analysis done by the Uganda National Expanded Programme on Immunization (UNEPI), supported by WHO and UNICEF. 
  • Uganda marks World No Tobacco Day 2016 and Launches the Tobacco Control Act 2015 Kampala, 1st June 2016 - As Uganda marked the World No Tobacco Day 2016, the major highlight of the event was the formal launch of the Tobacco Control Act 2015 at a function presided over by the Minister of Health Dr Elioda Tumwesigye representing the Right Honorable Prime Minister Dr Ruhakana Rugunda. Uganda’s Tobacco Control law is arguably the most comprehensive on the growing, production, sale, adverting, promotion and consumption of tobacco products and is in fulfillment of Uganda’s obligation…
  • Uganda’s armed forces trained on using the Electronic Health Management Information System Entebbe 1st June 2016 - The Ministry of Health (MoH) with support from the World Health Organization, United Nations Children’s Education Fund and Center for Disease Control held a three-day training for the members of of Uganda’s armed forces (Military, Police and Prisons) on the usage of Electronic Health Management Information System (eHMIS) at Imperial Botanical Beach Hotel, Entebbe. The training was aimed at re-orienting the armed forces on using the revised Health Management Information System 033B (HMIS FORM 033B)…

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