Uganda: No Need of a Lockdown, Ebola Is Easy to Fight, Says Museveni As Five Doctors Test Positive
[Nile Post] President Museveni has ruled out a lockdown as had been suggested by some sections of the public after the outbreak of the Ebola virus. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 29, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Uganda: Parliament Gets Serious About Mental Health, Funding Plan Mooted
[Nile Post] MPs have adopted a motion, urging government to increase funding for mental and psychiatric care services in the country. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 29, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Uganda: Reach a Hand Uganda, Dkt Use Music and Drama to Educate Youth On Sexual and Reproductive Health
[Nile Post] Reach A Hand Uganda (RAHU), a civil society organisation in partnership with DKT International have started using music, dance and drama to communicate the various challenges that young people go through while accessing contraception services. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 29, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Uganda: Kasangati Death Sample Is Negative, Ruling Out Any Confirmed Ebola Cases in Kampala
[Nile Post] Health minister Jane Ruth Aceng has said samples from the alleged Kasangati fatality have tested negative, meaning that Kampala is still free of Ebola. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 29, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Uganda: How Uganda Plans to Contain a New Ebola Outbreak
[DW] Uganda has quickly put in place emergency plans to deal with recent Ebola cases. Though experts believe that the country is well prepared to handle the outbreak, a new epidemic cannot be ruled out yet. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 29, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Uganda: Museveni to Address the Nation On Ebola As Kasangati Registers Suspected Death
[Nile Post] Museveni to address the nation on Ebola as Kasangati registers suspected death (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 28, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Uganda: Medical Interns At Hospital Go On Strike Amid Ebola Outbreak
[Nile Post] Medical interns at Mubende Regional Referral Hospital have withdrawn their services amidst an ebola outbreak that has claimed 23 lives so far. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 28, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Kenya: Otuoma Says Measures in Place to Avert Cross-Border Ebola Infections
[Capital FM] Busia -- Busia Governor Paul Otuoma has assured residents that all necessary measures have been put in place at border points to prevent the spread of the Ebola disease from the neighboring Uganda. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 27, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Ebola deaths in Uganda rise to 23 as outbreak grows
The risk of potential serious public health impact from the outbreak within Uganda is considered high, WHO says. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - September 27, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Health Source Type: news

Kenya: Govt Says Does Not Intend to Stop Flights From Uganda After Ebola Outbreak
[Capital FM] Nairobi -- The government says it does not intend to stop flights from Uganda following the Ebola outbreak in Mubende district. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 27, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Uganda: Ugandan Schools Must Continue With E-Learning Post-Covid, Govt Insists
[Observer] Education institutions must develop post-Covid Open Distance e-Learning (ODeL) strategies because e-learning is the future of education, the National Council for Higher Education (NCHE) has said. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 27, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Uganda's Ebola outbreak: Trainee doctors go on strike over safety fears
Trainee nurses, pharmacists and doctors at a Ugandan hospital fear their lives are being put at risk. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - September 26, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Uganda: Ebola Deaths Reach 11
[Nile Post] The Ministry of Health has said that the number of people who have died of Ebola in the country has reached 11. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 24, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Uganda: Nation Well Prepared for Ebola Outbreak
[The Conversation Africa] An outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus was announced by Uganda's ministry of health on 21 September 2022. Uganda has had at least six previous episodes of Ebola in 2000 (224 dead), 2007 (37 dead), 2011 (1 dead), two events in 2012 (21 dead) and 2019 (4 dead). The recently confirmed case is of the less deadly Sudan strain. Abdhalah Ziraba, a public health researcher who heads the emerging and re-emerging infectious diseases research unit at African Population and Health Research Center, outlines Uganda's pre (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 24, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Uganda: Seven Ebola Cases, One Death Confirmed in Uganda, WHO Scales Up Response
[UN News] The UN health agency, WHO, announced on Wednesday that it is speeding up efforts to respond to a fresh outbreak of the deadly, infectious Ebola disease in Uganda. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 23, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news