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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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  • WHO hosts WHO/CDC collaborative meeting Kampala 28th April 2016 - The World Health Organization (WHO) Country Office in Uganda hosted a WHO/Center for Disease Control (CDC) meeting to discuss on-going WHO/CDC collaborative work.
  • Uganda introduces the Inactivated Polio Vaccine (IPV) into its routine immunization program Bulambuli 26th April 2016 - Uganda, like over 100 countries introduced the Inactivated Polio Virus (IPV) vaccine into its immunization programme. The introduction precedes the formal switch from tOPV to bOPV scheduled for Friday April 29, 2016 to be implemented in public and private health facilities. 
  • Uganda commemorates 10th World Malaria Day 2016 Lira, 27th April 2016 - Uganda commemorated the 10th World Malaria Day 2016 at the Golf Course grounds in Lira District under the theme “End Malaria for Good”, calling on the communities to Test, Treat and Track malaria cases.  The choice of Lira district to host the commemorations was based on the fact Lira District is one of the 14 districts implementing Indoor residual Spraying (IRS) using carbamates; derived from carbamic acid and kill insects in a similar fashion as…
  • Uganda Commemorates World TB Day 2016 Kyenjojo, 30th March 2016 - Uganda commemorated the World Tuberculosis Day 2016 at Kyenjojo Secondary School grounds in Kyenjojo District under the theme “Unite to End TB” with the Slogan “Find, Treat and cure all TB patients”. The overarching message to all Ugandans was to ensure that TB patients seek and complete treatment given to them by health workers.
  • Experts advise on containment of the current malaria outbreak in Northern Uganda Kampala, 11 March 2016 -- The Malaria Outbreak in Northern Uganda is of great concern to the health sector. A number of interventions have been implemented to tackle the epidemic but it seems not to abet. Recently a Malaria Expert Review meeting was convened at Protea Hotel Kampala to explore ways to effectively tackle the problem and save lives. The objectives of the meeting were:  to review the current malaria situation – especially on the increase in malaria cases in…

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