During a cross-border meeting among health officials from the two countries, Uganda and DR Congo resolved to increase cross-border surveillance and harmonize data collection tools to ensure that similar information is captured at the screening points.
Uganda, Congolese Officials Meet Over Ebola
Monitor, 6 December 2018
Health ministers from Uganda and Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) have met to find a lasting solution to the Ebola epidemic that nomally strides both countries. Read more »
Uganda and DRC Bordering Districts Agree to Intensify Cross-Border Surveillance to Tackle Ebola
WHO, 4 December 2018
As the Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) outbreak spirals in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Uganda and DRC have resolved to increase cross-border surveillance on both sides of the… Read more »
Worst Ebola Outbreak Hits Women Especially Hard
VOA, 5 December 2018
The Democratic Republic of Congo is in the throes of its worst-ever Ebola outbreak, with more than 420 cases in the country’s volatile east, and a mortality rate of just… Read more »
The newest urban locations to be affected are the city of Butembo, as well as Kalenguta, 25km to its north, and Katwa, 30km to its east. These areas ... see more »
The tally of Ebola cases in the Democratic Republic of Congo has reached 426, surpassing the number of cases in the 2000-2001 Uganda outbreak and making it the second worst in ... Read more »
The newest urban locations to be affected are the city of Butembo, as well as Kalenguta, 25km to its north, and Katwa, 30km to its east. These areas have all seen an increase in ... Read more »
Health workers have launched a door-to-door, four-day blitz to first bring malaria under control, with the aim of cutting suspected Ebola cases in half.
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