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Rwanda engages extreme Covid-19 prevention measures

Extreme measures to combat Covid-19, in Rwanda are in place, with authorities detaining people who violate the 9 pm curfew and...

Hard life for families after sugar companies collapse

Thousands of families that depended on sugarcane farming for a livelihood are still contending with the misfortunes brought about by years of...

How COVID-19 has impacted micro, small, and medium businesses in Uganda

Thankfully, the incidence of COVID-19 in Uganda is very low in comparison to other countries- the country has so far recorded 260...

EAC rolls out electronic driver management system to stem Covid 19...

The East Africa Community (EAC) secretariat has rolled out the Regional Electronic Cargo and Drivers Tracking System (RECDTS) that will help in...

Universal Health Coverage: What you need to know

The new initiative is expected to herald the transformation of country's health sector that is marred by inequalities because of poverty and lack of...

Kenyans hopeful as Universal Health Coverage pilot rolls out

Good health is essential to sustained economic and social development and poverty reduction. Access to needed health services is crucial for maintaining and improving...

Antibiotics consumption highest in Tanzania, Burundi

Tanzania and Burundi are among the top four countries in Africa in consumption of antibiotics, new data published by the World Health Organisation shows. Tanzania...

Cuban doctors-panacea for East Africa’s health problems?

Kenya and Uganda are at advanced stages of bringing in at least 300 doctors from Cuba to ease staffing shortages in rural health facilities...

Clinical trial of injectable ARV drug starts in Uganda

Uganda has started recruiting women for trials of a long-lasting injectable antiretroviral drug for Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis. This is part of a large scale trial that...

Overview of East Africa’s health trends

The East African Community (EAC) is a regional intergovernmental organisation of 6 Partner States: Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania, Uganda and South Sudan. As one...

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