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Uganda: Marburg Outbreak Update

October 9, 2014 9:30 am0 comments

KAMPALA, 9  October 2014 – The Government and partners have stepped up efforts to combat Marburg, a deadly viral haemorrhagic fever. Through the Ministry of Health, partners like UNICEF and WHO are responding to the outbreak by supporting areas of social mobilisation geared towards creating more awareness about the disease, technical assistance as well as logistical support for contact tracing. The Director General Health Services, Ministry of Health, Dr. Jane Aceng says government is engaging various partners to support in areas of their comparative advantage and expertise. She adds that partners have been assigned to various sub committees which feed into the National Task Force chaired by the Ministry of […]

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