Latest Information You Need To Know On MonkeyPox.

Updated at 1921 EAT on 07th June 2022. • This guidance will be updated regularly. Monkeypox is a virus that causes illness in humans and is usually found, or endemic, in central and West Africa. Since 13 May 2022, monkeypox has been found in 29 countries outside the endemic areas. Monkeypox causes fever, muscle pains,…

Govt Confirms Outbreak Of Influenza Type A virus

Updated at 1435 EAT on 19th March 2022. The government yesterday said its investigations confirmed that the spike in flu and cough cases in the country has been triggered by a more severe influenza virus type A. Presenting a joint statement from the ministries of Health, and Education, Dr Joyce Moriku Kaducu, the State Minister…

Health Minister: Uganda’s COVID-19 third wave over

Updated at 1436 EAT on FEB 16th 2022 Uganda is past the third wave of COVID-19, Health Minister, Dr Jane Ruth Aceng has announced. She revealed this during a press briefing at the health ministry headquarters in Kampala, Tuesday. “While the country is out of the 3rd COVID-19 wave, registering a low positivity rate and…

HIV prevalence drops: Ministry of Health-Uganda

Updated at 1803 EAT on FEB 11th 2022 The Ministry of Health has reported a general decline in the prevalence of HIV among the population as the fight against the scourge intensifies.  Released yesterday in Kampala by the Ministry, the 2020 Uganda Population-based HIV Impact Assessment (UPHIA) report, indicates that the prevalence of HIV among…

Uganda Cancer Institute unveils new innovations

By Faith Barbara Namagembe & E K Benj Updated Tuesday 07 Dec 2021 Kampala- Collins Gyezaho, ICT officer at Uganda Cancer Institute shares about innovations at UCI during NITA- Uganda Expo in Kampala on Friday. UCI is a public medical care facility in partnership with the Ministry Of Health. Its main focus is on research,…

Swords: UG ministries, Finance & Health crush on Covid 19 fund accountability.

Kampala- By our reporter Uganda’s Ministry of Health has moments (9:20am GMT Thursday 17th December 2020) ago responded to a report titled “COVID-19 Interventions Report Financial Year 2019/20” authored by a team of the Budget Monitoring and Accountability Unit of Ministry of Finance, Planning and Economic Development (MoFPED). The monitoring team raised several issues which…