Rakai (Uganda)

Type: City
Name: Rakai (Uganda)
Country: Uganda
Latitude: -.72
Longitude: 31.4
population: 7,613
First reported Oct 18 2014 - Updated Oct 18 2014 - 1 reports

Don’t lower guard on Marburg, Ebola

The warning by the Ministry of Health that Uganda is not yet Marburg-free should be heeded. Ugandans must worry because it takes 42 days after a victim has been buried and all suspected cases discharged before a country can be declared Marburg-free. Yet ... [Published Uganda Daily Monitor - Oct 18 2014]
First reported Oct 02 2014 - Updated Oct 03 2014 - 1 reports

When it was a crime to photograph a soldier’s wife

FeatureFriday, 03 October 2014 00:16Written by BAMUTURAKI MUSINGUZIDeogratius Kyakulagira and photography under AminLiving under Idi Amin’s regime in Uganda was a precarious endeavour, with people of all walks of life under threat from his security personnel. ... [Published The Observer Uganda - Oct 02 2014]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 29 2014 - 1 reports

Uganda hosts regional surveillance meeting on Ebola

This is an eminently sensible step, and governments all over Africa (and Europe) should be doing the same thing. Via New Vision: Uganda hosts regional surveillance meeting on Ebola. Excerpt and then a comment:The ministry of health is hosting a three-day ... [Published H5N1 - Sep 29 2014]
Entities: Ebola, Uganda, Surveillance
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 29 2014 - 1 reports

Uganda: Uganda Sees Gaps in Medical Skills

Kampala — The Makerere University College of Health Sciences has responded to an acute shortage of surgeons by training auxillary health workers.These have included nurses and medical officers. During a recent training stint, the project team leader Prof. ... [Published AllAfrica.com - Sep 29 2014]
First reported Sep 28 2014 - Updated Sep 28 2014 - 1 reports

The bumpy ride to Buikwe

As I headed to this land in Kyaggwe County, I chose to ignore old tales that characterise this part of Buganda Kingdom. Tales of night dancers who do their business in broad daylight.We are packed hip-to-hip in a rickety and rattling commuter taxi whose ... [Published Uganda Daily Monitor - Sep 28 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

Heavier rains expected in the Sept-Dec season

September to December constitutes the second major rainfall season in most parts of Uganda. In a review of the state of the global climate system, it was observed there are major physical conditions likely to influence the weather conditions. Based on ... [Published Uganda Daily Monitor - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

Uganda: Women Perfect the Art of Psychological Warfare

By Diana NabirumaYusufu Lutalo, 65, is very loving towards his wife."Omumbejja wange wuuyo. Nze gwe nasigaza yekka, (meaning: there is my princess; she is the only one left or she is my only one) he says as he introduces her.His wife, however, is not ... [Published AllAfrica.com - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

UNASO Report Exposes Wanting Hospital Boards

By Racheal NinsiimaA new study on 21 health facilities in eight districts has revealed minimal transparency and accountability among hospital boards and health unit management committees (HUMCs).The Uganda Network of Aids Services Organizations (Unaso) ... [Published AllAfrica.com - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Jun 27 2014 - Updated Jun 27 2014 - 1 reports

Uganda: “You and I can prevent HIV/AIDS”: Migrant Awareness Campaign in Uganda

Source: International Organization for MigrationCountry: Uganda, United Republic of Tanzania To tackle the high prevalence of HIV/AIDS, IOM Uganda has developed a Behaviour Change Campaign (BCC) to raise awareness not only on HIV/AIDS, but also sexually ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jun 27 2014]
First reported Apr 30 2014 - Updated Apr 30 2014 - 1 reports

HIV Scorecard Shows Big Strides

More Ugandans are accessing HIV/Aids treatment now compared to previous years, a new study by Uganda Network of Aids Services Organisations (Unaso) has revealed. According to the Uganda Aids Accountability Scorecard to be released today (Wednesday) at ... [Published AllAfrica.com - Apr 30 2014]

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He said, "There is limited access to life-saving surgical services in Uganda and yet there is heavy surgical workload ranging from high maternal mortality rate, high case fatality rate for injuries and other surgical emergencies."
"This thing has turned him into something else; into a weakling; into a fearful man. Our brother used to be so tough but now he hides in toilets?!" he sadly laments
"The health ministry should also conduct periodic appreciative assessments or inquiries on HUMC and hospital boards to increase their effectiveness and efficiency in management of health facilities" Dr Asingwire noted
"It is a participatory tool that will generate information through focus group interactions and provide immediate feedback to all stakeholders" said Bharam Namanya, Unaso's executive director

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Don’t lower guard on Marburg, Ebola [Published Uganda Daily Monitor - Oct 18 2014]
When it was a crime to photograph a soldier’s wife [Published The Observer Uganda - Oct 02 2014]
Uganda hosts regional surveillance meeting on E... [Published H5N1 - Sep 29 2014]
Uganda: Uganda Sees Gaps in Medical Skills [Published AllAfrica.com - Sep 29 2014]
The bumpy ride to Buikwe [Published Uganda Daily Monitor - Sep 28 2014]
Heavier rains expected in the Sept-Dec season [Published Uganda Daily Monitor - Sep 19 2014]
Uganda: Women Perfect the Art of Psychological ... [Published AllAfrica.com - Sep 19 2014]
UNASO Report Exposes Wanting Hospital Boards [Published AllAfrica.com - Sep 17 2014]
Uganda: “You and I can prevent HIV/AIDS”: Migra... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jun 27 2014]
HIV Scorecard Shows Big Strides [Published AllAfrica.com - Apr 30 2014]
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This is an eminently sensible step, and governments all over Africa (and Europe) should be doing the same thing. Via New Vision: Uganda hosts regional surveillance meeting on Ebola. Excerpt and then a comment:The ministry of health is hosting a three-day ...
Uganda: “You and I can prevent HIV/AIDS”: Migra... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jun 27 2014]
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