Outbreak Response

ebola outbreak

After 4-months, Uganda Declares Ebola Outbreak under control

Uganda has declared the end of a nearly four-month-long Ebola outbreak that it initially struggled to contain but was then able to fast put under control. At a ceremony on Wednesday 11th January 2023, to commemorate the end of the outbreak, health minister Jane Ruth Aceng declared, “We have successfully halted the spread of Ebola […]

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Polio campaign

The Second round of door to door polio campaign launched

The Ministry of Health has launched the nationwide second round of the door to door Polio Vaccination Campaign targeting 8.7 million children under 5 years of age using Oral Polio Vaccine. Speaking during the launch at Golf Course Hotel Kampala, the Minister for Health, Dr. Jane Ruth Aceng Ocero said that “On August 25th 2021, the

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