Women’s Coalition Against Cancer (WOCACA) in collaboration with Movendi International have called for increased awareness on the dangers and negative effects of alcohol consumption. WOCACA and Movendi International have made the call in their joint statement in commemoration of this year’s World Alcohol Free Day, which falls on October 2 annually. The two organizations have […]
Following an outbreak of Ebola in the Ugandan town of Mubende, health authorities in the Kenyan frontier town of Busia have heightened surveillance in a bid to prevent the virus from spreading across the border. Everyone passing through the border from the Democratic Republic of Congo, Burundi, South Sudan, and Uganda into Kenya now have […]
The Africa Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says Uganda next week will host a ministerial meeting on the outbreak of the Sudan strain of the Ebola virus which has no proven vaccine and has caused alarm in the East Africa region
CDC, WHO, Uganda to host regional meeting as Ebola spreads
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — The Africa Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says Uganda next week will host a ministerial meeting on the outbreak of the Sudan strain of the Ebola virus which has no proven vaccine and has caused alarm in the East Africa region.Acting director Ahmed Ogwell told journalists on Thursday the three
The East African Community Secretariat has urged EAC Partner States to enhance emergency preparedness and response activities following an outbreak of Ebola Viral Disease (EVD) in Uganda. Health authorities in Uganda have declared an outbreak of Ebola after a case of the Sudan ebolavirus was confirmed in Mubende District in
Kampala — Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni has assured the country that the Ebola outbreak is under control and that no travel restrictions are necessary. Health officials in the country have confirmed a deadly case of Ebola virus in Sudan, reporting six deaths out of 31 confirmed cases. The Uganda Medical Association says some of its …
Uganda’s President Yoweri Museveni has assured the country that an Ebola outbreak is under control and that no restrictions on movement are needed. The country’s health officials confirmed cases of a deadly Sudan ebolavirus with six reported deaths out of 31 confirmed cases. Uganda's medical association says some of its members are critically ill and has threatened to join a strike by medical interns over what they say is inadequate personal protective equipment. In an address to the nation...
With an outbreak of the deadly disease declared in Uganda, travelers who have been to the African country within 21 days of arriving in the U.S. will be subject to enhanced screening.
The screenings have been ordered by the director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
US researchers are now calling for tests and wider surveillance for simian hemorrhagic fever virus (SHFV) to be developed in case it causes a global outbreak.
Monkey hemorrhagic fever virus causes Ebola-like symptoms in monkeys. So far, no one has contracted