Authorities warn parents against denying pregnant girls education, vaccines
By Daily Monitor;
Authorities in the Mukono District have told parents not to deny education and other services to girls who gave birth during the Covid-19 period. https://www.monitor.co.ug/uganda/news/national/authorities-warn-parents-against-denying-pregnant-girls-education-vaccines-3875184
Abortions stopped at Mississippi’s last clinic as the trigger ban enacted
The only abortion clinic in Mississippi has shut as a near-total ban on the procedure takes effect in the state.
Ugandan scientists take on a new strategy to find HIV cure
By New Vision;
Ugandan scientists involved in HIV cure research have embarked on a new strategy to find medicine capable of eliminating the disease permanently
It’s over: DRC health officials declare Ebola tamed
By The East African;
The Democratic Republic of Congo has declared the latest cycle of the Ebola outbreak over.
UN Report: Global hunger numbers rose to as many as 828 million in 2021
The latest State of Food Security and Nutrition report shows the world is moving backward in efforts to eliminate hunger and malnutrition.
WHO to consider again whether the monkeypox outbreak is public health emergency of international concern
As monkeypox cases continue to rise globally, the World Health Organization plans to reassess whether the outbreak constitutes a public health emergency of international concern.
Gout diet dos and don’ts
By Daily Monitor;
Gout is a type of arthritis characterized by recurrent attacks of a red, tender, hot, and swollen joint, caused by the accumulation of uric acid. Certain foods trigger gout symptoms by increasing the levels of uric acid in the blood.
Report adverse reactions to Covid-19 vaccines: Experts
By The Independent;
Vaccine experts are encouraging Ugandans to report adverse reactions early as the government launches the third COVID-19 vaccination campaign.
Ghana Reports First-Ever Suspected Cases of Marburg Virus Disease
Ghana has announced the preliminary finding of two cases of Marburg virus disease and if confirmed these would the first such infections recorded in the country according to the World Health Organisation (WHO).