Seadogs raise awareness on HIV/AIDS

All over the globe, December Ist, is set aside by the World Health Organization (WHO) as a special day to raise awareness on the prevalence of the dreaded HIV/AIDS pandemic that ravages the world. The aims however is to continually bring to people’s consciousness the paramount need to be protected and thereby help reduce the spread of the virus. This is why the theme of 2018 campaign is hinged on, “know your status”. In principle, WHO urges people to know their infection status through testing and access to treatment and…

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WHO confirms cholera kills 36 DR Congo refugees last month in Uganda

WHO confirms cholera kills 36 DR Congo refugees last month in Uganda

WHO confirms cholera kills 36 DR Congo refugees last month in Uganda By Newsdesk with agency report The World Health Organization (WHO) has confirmed that at least 36 refugees from the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) died last month following an outbreak of cholera in western Uganda. In a statement released on Thursday,WHO said the cumulative number of reported cases is now 1,747, with 36 deaths, since Feb. 23, when the outbreak in the refugee settlements in the southwestern districts of Hoima and Kyegegwa was declared. On Monday, 20 new patients…

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