Uganda: Gen Muhoozi Urges Candidates On Ebola As They Write Ple Exams
[Nile Post] The Senior Presidential Advisor in Charge of Special Operations Gen Muhoozi Kainerugaba has urged candidates to protect themselves from the deadly Ebola as they write their final Primary Leaving Exams today. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 8, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

UN Needs a Sea Change in its Handling of Sexual Exploitation & Abuse (SEA)
An art exhibition in Juba, supported by the UN mission in South Sudan (UNMISS), seeks to educate people about gender and sexual based violence. Credit: UNMISS/Nektarios MarkogiannisBy Anwarul K. ChowdhuryNEW YORK, Nov 8 2022 (IPS) Calling it “so disappointing and disheartening” in social media on 17 October, Dr. Rosie James, a British medical expert, announced that “I was sexually assaulted by a World Health Organization (WHO) staff tonight at the World Health Summit.” WHO, as we all know, is a part of the UN system of entities. She went to emphasize that “This was not the first time in the global health sphere ...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - November 8, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Anwarul K. Chowdhury Tags: Civil Society Editors' Choice Featured Gender Gender Violence Global Headlines Health Human Rights IPS UN Bureau Source Type: news

Uganda: Ugandans Fear Ebola Lockdown
[Independent (Kampala)] Since the first case of the current Ebola outbreak in Uganda was confirmed on September 20, the number of cases had by November 04 topped 131 across seven districts, including 17 in the capital city Kampala. Case Fatality Ratio (CFR) among confirmed cases is 48/131 (37%). (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 7, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Uganda: Do Not Worry About Lockdown - Museveni
[Nile Post] President Museveni has said that the people especially the business community who are worried about the possible looming lockdown due to the Ebola pandemic should rest their fears as there will be no such thing. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 7, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Africa: WHO - Rise in Ebola Outbreaks in Africa Linked to Climate Change
[VOA] Geneva -- World health officials are linking a significant rise in African Ebola outbreaks in this century to climate change. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 7, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Uganda: Govt Extends Ebola Lockdown in Mubende, Kassanda for Three More Weeks
[Nile Post] Government has extended the initial 21-day lockdown in the two districts of Mubende and Kassanda by an extra three weeks, until late this month as part of efforts to curb the spread of the Ebola virus. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 6, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

The Uganda Ministry Of Health Is A Model Of Public Communication During An Ebola Health Crisis
Governments have often failed their citizens during health crises, including the Covid-19 pandemic. But in the ongoing outbreak of Ebola, Uganda is doing it right. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - November 4, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: John Drake, Contributor Tags: Science /science Innovation /innovation Healthcare /healthcare Source Type: news

Nigeria: Scare of the Ebola Virus
[Leadership] An upsurge in Ebola cases in some African countries, specifically Uganda, has raised some concerns about the disease re-entering Nigeria. A media report actually talked about the country importing the dreaded virus. According to reports, as of October 29, 2022, the Ugandan Ministry of Health had reported 128 confirmed cases and 34 deaths. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 4, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Ebola could have leaked from US biofacility causing 2014 West Africa outbreak, scientists claim
EXCLUSIVE: Virologist Dr Jonathan Latham - a former researcher at the University of Wisconsin - and journalist Sam Husseini say there are a number of inconsistencies in the official timeline. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - November 3, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

What Do Health Workers in Uganda Need to End the Current Ebola Outbreak?
By Tracy Kobukindo , Nurse and advocate ; David Bryden, Director of the Frontline Health Workers Coalition and senior policy and advocacy advisor at IntraHealth International Tracy Kobukindo is a registered nurse and advocate in Uganda. She also serves as a Frontline Health Workers Coalition Regional Advisor, helping to guide the Coalition ’s advocacy messages and policy recommendations. Photo by Tracy Kobukindo.November 03, 2022Health workers in Uganda are now at the forefront of responding to another serious infectious disease. Last month the country declared an Ebola outbreak, caused by the Sudan species of th...
Source: IntraHealth International - November 3, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: kseaton Tags: Policy & Advocacy Health Workers Nurses Source Type: news

Sudan: Cases of Dengue Fever and Malaria On the Rise
[Dabanga] El Obeid / El Fasher / Khartoum -- Cases of dengue fever* have appeared in North Kordofan, while North Darfur continues to suffer from large numbers of dengue and malaria cases and Khartoum state is monitoring a rise in malaria cases in some localities. No cases of Ebola have been reported in Sudan so far. (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - November 3, 2022 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Uganda: Ebola - Lessons From Covid Show That Heavy-Handed Lockdowns May Be a Bad Idea
[The Conversation Africa] Since the first case of the current Ebola outbreak in Uganda was confirmed in mid-September, the number of cases has topped 127 across seven districts, including 17 in the capital city Kampala. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 3, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Opinion
KAMPALA, Uganda — The first major Ebola outbreak in Uganda happened when I was a medical student at Makerere University in Kampala. A professor of virology explained to us the dangers of... #border #virusfamily #professor #uganda #makerereuniversity #ebolaoutbreak #militaryofficer #kampala (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 3, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Tanzania: Zanzibar Authorities Move to Curb Measles, Ebola
[Daily News] ZANZIBAR First Vice President Othman Masoud has urged members of the public in isles to take precautionary measures against measles and Ebola, which has been reported in neighboring Uganda. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 2, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

East Africa: Rising Ebola Cases in Uganda Spark Regional Concern
[The New Humanitarian] Kampala -- The raising of the threat level by the WHO has neighbours on edge amid growing questions over lockdowns and the broader response. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 2, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news