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Central African countries optimistic about halving deaths from malaria, but major challenges remain

ABUJA, Nigeria, October 22, 2019/ — Central African countries surveyed in new opinion study believe that halving malaria deaths is more achievable than elimination by 2030; Malaria experts are very concerned that climate change could increase the threat of malaria in the region: Surveillance and programme delivery need to improve …

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32 year old man arrested over defying immunization

By Frederick Anyine Police in Rubindi Mbarara are holding a  32 year old man on charges of disobedience of lawful orders by denying opportunity his two children to be immunised against measles, rubella and polio. The mass immunization exercise against measles, rubella and polio that lasted for five days started from …

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Menstrual hygiene blamed on high girl child school dropout

By our Reporter Kasese Uganda Menstrual hygiene and early pregnancies are some of the unique challenges that have been identified as the leading causes of high school dropout in the Rwenzori sub region. The executive director Vision International Actors Godson Mumbere while celebrating the international girl child day held at …

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Do not de-campaign Measles Vaccination RDC warns

By Frederick Anyine Mbarara Uganda The deputy resident district commissioner Mbarara Emmy Kateera has warned parents, local council leaders and other stakeholders not to de-campaign the measles,Rubella and polio vaccination excercise that has ckicked of today October 16 countrywide. In an interview with Uganda Health news Kateera noted that some …

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