KCCA demands explanations over missing Covid-19 vaccine doses

KCCA demands explanations over missing Covid-19 vaccine doses.

Kampala City Council Authority (KCCA) is investigating circumstances under which Covid-19 vaccines suddenly went missing without a trace. The vaccines that were entrusted to KCCA were distributed to various health centers within the city, however, it is alleged that the vaccines suddenly went missing which prompted the city council authority to look into the matter. Initially, Uganda received a total…

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COVID-19 pandemic has cut down on blood donation rates in Africa – WHO

COVID-19 pandemic has cut down on blood donation rates in Africa - WHO

World Health Organization (WHO) has observed a decline in the blood donation rates in Africa which they attribute to the Covid-19 lockdown in various countries. The decrease is largely attributed to the measures that have been put in place to ensure a limit in the rate at which the coronavirus spreads to people such as travel bans and mandatory self…

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Hope as World Health Organization tests malaria vaccine

Hope as World Health Organization tests malaria vaccine

World Health Organization has so far tested the malaria vaccine, R 21 in three African countries to verify if it is good for general consumption. Basing on statistics, over 1.7 million doses of the only existing malaria vaccine candidate RTS have been administered to children in the African countries of Ghana, Malawi and Kenya during the 2019 pilot phase. Over…

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WHO Health chat-bot brings COVID-19 facts to billions via WhatsApp – see how?

WHO launched a messaging service on 20th March 2020 in partnership with WhatsApp and Facebook. In addition, to keep people safe from coronavirus and updated with the virus’ global data as it happens… Therefore this is mainly intended to ease and provide quick access to information. This easy-to-use messaging service has the potential to provide vital information about COVID-19 to…

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