Measles Outbreak Confirmed in Kanungu, One Death Reported

Summary: The District Health Officer, Birungi Mutahunga, reported that ten suspected cases have been registered, with three confirmed so far. KANUNGU: Health officials have confirmed an outbreak of measles in the villages of Nyabirehe and Rukarara in Kihembe sub-county, Kanungu District. The District Health Officer, Birungi Mutahunga, reported that ten …

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Healthcare Access Crisis Grips Residents in Rukungiri

Summary: According to Lawrence Niwabine, the LC1 Chairperson of the area, residents currently rely on facilities such as Kambuga General Hospital in Kanungu District, Hamurwa Health Centre IV in Rubanda District, and Kabale Regional Referral Hospital in Kabale District. RUKUNGIRI: Residents in Ruhonwa Cell, Katonya Parish, Nyakishenyi Sub-county in Rukungiri …

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HIV/AIDS Prevalence Among Youth on the Rise in Kisoro

Summary: Dr. Sison Mugisha, the focal person for HIV/AIDS in Kisoro, revealed that the overall prevalence in the district has escalated from 2.0% to 2.5%, with the youth bearing a significant portion of this burden. KISORO: Authorities in Kisoro District have reported a concerning rise in the prevalence of HIV/AIDS …

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