All contacts of the Ebola patient in Masaka discharged

On 4th December, all the 42 people who had been identified as contacts to the first confirmed Ebola case from Masaka district were discharged from institutional quarantine after showing no symptoms of the deadly virus.  These had been identified as Ebola suspects during the contact tracing process by the joint Ebola Taskforce as part of…

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Norway supports eastern Uganda in reproductive health rights awareness

Two districts in eastern Uganda have received UGX 16.8 billion Shillings from the Norwegian government for creating awareness for sexual and reproductive health and rights among adolescents in the area.  Kamuli and Mayuge districts have received funding for activities under a three-year project dubbed “My Body, My Life, My World” geared towards empowering girls and young women…

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Four survivors discharged from Mubende Ebola Unit

Four survivors, who have been undergoing treatment at the Ebola Treatment Unit – ETU in Mubende have been discharged.  They were discharged on Thursday amid jubilation by the health workers, district technical staff, and members of the Ebola Taskforce led by Mubende Resident District Commissioner – RDC, Rosemary Byabashaija.   The survivors were given household…

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