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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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A closer look at Mossy Foot aka Elephantiasis and its treatment

Introduction: Podoconiosis (endemic non-filarial elephantiasis, also known as mossy foot) is a non-communicable disease now found exclusively in the tropics, caused by the conjunction of environmental, genetic, and economic factors. Silicate particles formed by the disintegration of lava in areas of high altitude (over 1,000 m) and seasonal rainfall (over …

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