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Uganda leads the charge against viral hepatitis
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Kenneth Kabagambe knows the cost of hepatitis B all too well. So much so, that he’s dedicated his entire life to wiping it out. He has become the…
Uganda leads the charge against viral hepatitis
18 June 2019  |  Learn More
Administering seasonal malaria chemoprevention treatment in Borno State in 2018
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Maiduguri, 14 June, 2019 - “I had always asked my family members to sit outside for one or two hours at night just before bedtime, when I usually…
Promising results from malaria-prevention medication among…
14 June 2019  |  Learn More
The exercise involves 150 experts from the EAC Secretariat, Tanzania and Kenya.
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Namanga One Stop Border Post, 11 June 2019 – Every day the Namanga border post is a hive of activity as one of the busiest and most important border…
Cross border disease outbreak simulation exercise…
12 June 2019  |  Learn More
Psychologist team at the Butembo Ebola Treatment Centre meet in their office which was damaged in an arson attack earlier this year.
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It is a bittersweet day for Kennedy, 8 years old, who is about to be released from the Ebola Treatment Centre (ETC) in Butembo, in the Democratic…
Psychological support for life after Ebola
05 June 2019  |  Learn More

Health topics

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Measles
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Sickle cell disease
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Events

Poster
18 June 2019

African Hepatitis Summit 2019

The African Hepatitis Summit 2019 is convened by Uganda Ministry of Health and hosted by The National Organization for People Living with Hepatitis B (NOPLHB) on behalf

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World Blood donor Day 2019
14 June 2019

World Blood donor Day 2019

This year, World Blood Donor Day will once again be celebrated around the world on 14 June.

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News from countries

Over 100 international guests ascended to Rwanda to celebrate the…
Brazzaville, Republic of Congo. 19 June 2019 - Worried but calm,…
Ethiopia’s House of People’s Representatives adopts strong tobacco…
Kampala, 19th June 2019: Uganda is hosting the first ever African…

Multimedia

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Survivors in Limbo
Stepping up the fight against Ebola in Western Sierra Leone
field report from Koinadugu, Sierra Leone
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Sustainable Development Goals
The United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are 17 goals with 169 targets that all 191 UN Member States have agreed to try to achieve by the year 2030.

 

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