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MARBURG HAS BEEN CONFIRMED IN UGANDA
By Robert Ssewankambo
The Ministry of Health has confirmed a case of Marburg in the country in Uganda.
This initial case follows laboratory tests done at the Uganda Virus Research Institute (UVRI) on September 30th 2014 which confirmed that one person, a health worker, had died of the viral hemorrhagic fever.
The index case is a 30-year-old male Radiographer, who originally was working in Mpigi…Continue
70 FOREIGNERS ARRESTED IN UGANDA.
By Robert Ssewankambo Kampala ,Uganda.
The Combined officials of immigration Directorate and Citizenship ,carriedout an operation ,in kampala ,where over 70 illegal immigrants were arrested.
This included Pakistanis,Sudanese,Indians,Belgian ,and kenyans in a two and half operation which began in the wee hours of Saturday. The immigrantion spokes man Jacob Siminyu said, " we shall continue to make such…Continue
JOURNALIST JAILED BY POLICE OVER NEWS COVERAGE
Kasangati Chief Magistrate’ court in Uganda ,Kampala ,has remanded a Vision Group journalist, Adrian Bwanika Bbaale to prison up to 23rd/September/2014,…Continue
LUTAAYA A TRUE CHAMPION IN FIGHTING AIDS IN UGANDA.
By Robert Ssewankambo
In Uganda we have more than 26 Community based organizations “CBO’S” and 91 National organizations which are funded by USAID.
I praise the tremendous work these organizations do to Ugandans, but let’s all stand and praise Philly Bongole Lutaaya for the campaigning he started to curb down the spread of Aids/HIV epidemic in Uganda which is now being ran by these…Continue
IS YOUR CHILD SAFE WITH THAT PHLEBOTOMIST
By Ssewankambo Robert
Until recently this year in January when Rose Namubiru a nurse attached to Victoria Medical Center along Lumumba a venue in Kampala, a nurse who was supposed to administer an injection to a child, was seen by her mother injecting the baby with her first blood which she got from her finger, we have no idea what intention did Namubiru had but…Continue
By Ssewankambo Robert.
“People think PLHIV should not have sex or need to be careful to them” ,such messages from public health officials are very destructive at a time when HIV positive people are being treated as criminals in some countries and being prosecuted for not openly disclosing their HIV status .There is little if any ,evidences to give that criminal prosecutions for non-disclosure of HIV positive status will offer any significant benefits in terms of HIV…Continue
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Summary: The Danakil Depression, also called Dallol Depression, is a desert with some areas that are more than 100 meters below sea level. This is special because it is one of the lowest points on earth not covered by water. There are hot yellow sulfur fields among the sparkling white salt beds. Heat isn't the only thing people feel in the Dallol Depression. Alarming earth tremors are frequently felt. There are also several active volcanoes. So just how hot is it at the…Continue