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Ministry of Health To Conduct A Yellow Fever Mass Vaccination Campaign

The Ministry of Health is planning a mass vaccination campaign for yellow fever under the Uganda National Expanded Programme (UNEP) on immunization from June 9–13, 2023, targeting individuals aged...

“Never Take Any Vaccinations!” Says Kabuleta’s Personal Research

Joseph Kabuleta, party president for National Economic Empowerment Development (NEED), while addressing journalists last week at the party...

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πˆπ’π’π”π„ 312 πŸ„΄πŸ……πŸ„΄πŸ„½πŸ„ΈπŸ„½πŸ„Ά πŸ„΄πŸ„³πŸ„ΈπŸ…ƒπŸ„ΈπŸ„ΎπŸ„½ MAY 29, 2023 πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡¬πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡¬πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡¬ πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡¬ Government to sensitize Ugandans on the new Anti-Homosexuality Law πŸ“ŒGovernment will embark on sensitizing...

WHO Member States To Draft A Pandemic Treaty In Geneva For Adoption Next Year

The World Health Organization (WHO) is holding an annual 10-day assembly in Geneva, that started on May 21st...

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πˆπ’π’π”π„ 311 πŸ…‚πŸ…„πŸ„½πŸ„³πŸ„°πŸ…ˆ MAY 28, 2023 πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡¬πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡¬πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡¬ πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡¬Β  President Museveni opens 10-day NRM Parliamentary Caucus retreat πŸ“Œ President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni has officially...

Ministry of Health To Conduct A Yellow Fever Mass Vaccination Campaign

The Ministry of Health is planning a mass vaccination campaign for yellow fever under the Uganda National Expanded Programme (UNEP) on immunization from June 9–13, 2023, targeting individuals aged 9 months to 60 years old. According to Diana Atwine, the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Health, the main objective of the campaign is to prepare and protect the population in the event that there is an outbreak. "The main objective of the campaign is to prepare and protect the population...

“Never Take Any Vaccinations!” Says Kabuleta’s Personal Research

Joseph Kabuleta, party president for National Economic Empowerment Development (NEED), while addressing journalists last week at the party offices, urged Ugandans to reject vaccinations of any form, especially those for COVID-19, claiming that 99.8% of people who got sick from COVID-19 did not die from it as it is not a serious sickness. "Please listen to me, fellow Ugandans, never take any vaccinations, they are not necessary, especially for COVID-19. They are lying to you; no one dies of COVID;...

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πˆπ’π’π”π„ 312 πŸ„΄πŸ……πŸ„΄πŸ„½πŸ„ΈπŸ„½πŸ„Ά πŸ„΄πŸ„³πŸ„ΈπŸ…ƒπŸ„ΈπŸ„ΎπŸ„½ MAY 29, 2023 πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡¬πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡¬πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡¬ πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡¬ Government to sensitize Ugandans on the new Anti-Homosexuality Law πŸ“ŒGovernment will embark on sensitizing Ugandans on the new Anti-Homosexuality Law. The Information and National Guidance Minister, Hon Chris Baryomunsi said Monday that many are misrepresenting the new law that President Museveni assented to. β€œThe law does not say that if you’re a homosexual living in Uganda, you shall be arrested but it is only when you commit the acts of trying to promote it and recruiting...

WHO Member States To Draft A Pandemic Treaty In Geneva For Adoption Next Year

The World Health Organization (WHO) is holding an annual 10-day assembly in Geneva, that started on May 21st and ending May 30th, 2023, which coincides with its 75th anniversary. The 194 member states' representatives are discussing matters such as future pandemics, polio eradication, and ways to lessen the health crises brought on by the conflict in Ukraine. At the 10 – day assembly, all the 194 member states are drafting a pandemic treaty which will be up for adoption at...

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πˆπ’π’π”π„ 311 πŸ…‚πŸ…„πŸ„½πŸ„³πŸ„°πŸ…ˆ MAY 28, 2023 πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡¬πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡¬πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡¬ πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡¬Β  President Museveni opens 10-day NRM Parliamentary Caucus retreat πŸ“Œ President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni has officially opened a 10-day NRM Parliamentary Caucus retreat at the National Leadership Institute (NALI), Kyankwanzi. Accompanied by the First Lady Janet Museveni, the President was Sunday received by Vice PresidentΒ  (Rtd) Maj Jessica Alupo, the Prime Minister Rt Hon Robinah Nabbanja, the NRM Secretary-General, Richard Todwong and the Government Chief Whip, Hon Hamson Obua. Obua said that the retreat will focus on...

Speaker Among Urges Government to Support VHTs

The Speaker of Parliament Anita Annet Among has asked government to offer financial support to Village Health Teams (VHTs), and asked relevant Government bodies to take note of the assistance provided by VHTs in enhancing access to healthcare and other important services. Speaker Among made the remarks while meeting with the VHTs and Local Council representatives from five sub-counties of Bukedea district on Thursday, May 25, 2023. According to Among, such groups have played a crucial role in bringing health management...