Global Health Security Meeting Must Work for All

[Monitor] Top scientists, academics and Health ministers or equivalents from around the world will this morning begin intense conversations in Kampala on how to guarantee global health security. The theme of the three-day symposium is: ‘Security for al…

[Monitor] Top scientists, academics and Health ministers or equivalents from around the world will this morning begin intense conversations in Kampala on how to guarantee global health security. The theme of the three-day symposium is: 'Security for all: Engaging communities, non-governmental organisations, and the private sector'. The theme and timing could not be more apt. Uganda is grappling with containing a Marburg outbreak in Sebei sub-region. The hazard zone straddles the Uganda-Kenya frontier, making cross-b

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University Student Dies After Setting His House On Fire

[Monitor] Entebbe -Residents of Lyamutunde village, Mpala Zone in Katabi Town Council, near Entebbe are in shock after their neighbour, a 23-year-old Nkumba University finalist identified as Ivan Ngobi, who allegedly set his house on fire on Saturday, …

[Monitor] Entebbe -Residents of Lyamutunde village, Mpala Zone in Katabi Town Council, near Entebbe are in shock after their neighbour, a 23-year-old Nkumba University finalist identified as Ivan Ngobi, who allegedly set his house on fire on Saturday, died two days later.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Igara West NRM Youth Disown MP Magyezi

[Monitor] Igara West Member of Parliament, Mr Raphael Magyezi, who is behind the controversial move to lift the presidential age limit, has been disowned by the area National Resistance Movement Youth League Chairperson, Mr Bukuri Kakooza over the Cons…

[Monitor] Igara West Member of Parliament, Mr Raphael Magyezi, who is behind the controversial move to lift the presidential age limit, has been disowned by the area National Resistance Movement Youth League Chairperson, Mr Bukuri Kakooza over the Constitution Amendment Bill 2017.

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Court Set to Deliver Ruling on Besigye Detention

[Monitor] Nakifuma Grade One magistrate Sylvia Nvanungi will tomorrow (Wednesday ) deliver her ruling on an application by former presidential candidate Dr Kizza Besigye and three others seeking unconditional release from Nagalama police station.

[Monitor] Nakifuma Grade One magistrate Sylvia Nvanungi will tomorrow (Wednesday ) deliver her ruling on an application by former presidential candidate Dr Kizza Besigye and three others seeking unconditional release from Nagalama police station.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

MPs Hospitalised After Police Fire Teargas, Live Bullets at Age Limit Rally

[Monitor] Two MPs have been admitted to Lira medical center after after they collapsed when police fired teargas and live bullets to disperse a consultative meeting on the age limit Bill in Lira District.

[Monitor] Two MPs have been admitted to Lira medical center after after they collapsed when police fired teargas and live bullets to disperse a consultative meeting on the age limit Bill in Lira District.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Man ‘Wanted’ for Deadly Virus Surveillance

[CAJ News] Kampala -THE disappearance of a man wanted for monitoring is stalling efforts to contain an outbreak of the deadly Marburg Virus Disease (MVD) in Uganda. He is a brother to two victims that have died of the disease, including a 50-year-old w…

[CAJ News] Kampala -THE disappearance of a man wanted for monitoring is stalling efforts to contain an outbreak of the deadly Marburg Virus Disease (MVD) in Uganda. He is a brother to two victims that have died of the disease, including a 50-year-old woman whom she transported to the hospital and took the body back home for burial. The World Health Organisation (WHO) Rapid Response team from the country office has reached Kween district east of Uganda, the epicentre of the outbreak but the disappearance of the man is cause fo

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