The Ugandan government says effort to eliminate river blindness (onchocerciasis) have suffered setbacks from recurrent cross-border transmissions from neighboring South Sudan and the Democratic Republic...

Correction: There are 42 contacts, not suspect cases. There are 2 confirmed cases as of the time of this report. The World Health Organization (WHO) says 42 suspected cases of Crimean-Congo haemorrhagic...

Ugandan health minister Dr Jane Ruth Aceng has dismissed claims by the World Health Organization (WHO) that her country is affected by the Zika virus as false, baseless and misleading. Responding to...

The Government of Uganda has rolled out Rotavirus vaccine into the Routine Immunization Schedule to protect children under five years of age from diarrhea. This is the 11th vaccine that is provided free...

Rift Valley fever (RVF) cases have simultaneously been confirmed in two districts in the western region of Uganda, with further investigation of another case in third district going on. The first case-patient...

By Oscar Nkala The World Health Organisation (WHO) has reported the outbreak of an undiagnosed disease that has affected 14, killed 8 and left 6 children under the age of 10 hospitalised since it was first...

Kampala, Uganda With the current rainy season and the worsening slum conditions in and around Kampala district, the city didn’t wait long to face another cholera outbreak. Since February this year,...

The Uganda Ministry of Health has noted with concern reports of an Ebola outbreak in Mubende district making rounds across the different media platforms. “We would like to inform the public that...

Outbreaks of human and animal anthrax have been reported in the  Arua, Kween and Kiruhura districts of Uganda, according to Dr Juliet Sentumbwe, Director Animal Ressources, Department of Livestock,...

Cholera The Uganda Ministry of Health is reporting is an active Cholera outbreak in parts of Kampala City. A total of 7 cases have been confirmed and are currently undergoing treatment at China-Uganda...