A total of 19,476,110 children received the MR vaccine and 7,955,597 received the Polio Vaccine. Following the campaign, measles isolation wards went dry;...
The RDC of Kitgum district had to intervene after the children of an LC1 refused to be vaccinated.
The week-long mass measles and rubella immunisation exercise was targeting 18 million children.
Pupils found nifty ways of dealing with the prospect of being given a shot in the arm during the National Measles Rubella and Polio immunization.
The mass routine vaccination will take place between September 25 and 29 throughout the country. It targets children between one year and 15 years.
The objective of the Fund is to purchase vaccines and related supplies cold chains and funding of immunization outreach activities.
The districts are Nebbi, Hoima, Ntoroko, Kasese, Namayingo, Busia, Moyo, Arua, Zombo, Pakwach and Buliisa.
The experts attending a recent biannual Regional Immunisation Technical Advisory Group (RITAG) meeting expressed worry over the stagnation rates of immunisation....
The programme was supported by the Global Alliance for Vaccines and Immunisation (GAVI) under health systems strengthening programme phase II together...
The effectiveness of the vaccine in developed countries is more than 90% compared to a dismal 60% in developing countries such as Uganda
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