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03 July 2019
The Government of Uganda, together with the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the European Union (EU) in Uganda, have today launched a five-year project that seeks to empower rural communities in most vulnerable districts, to identify and adapt to climate change, through interventions that will...
06 June 2019
Prevention and control of infectious and transboundary diseases requires a range of health system capacities, including human and infrastructural laboratory capacity for surveillance, diagnostics and management of pathogens. For countries such as Uganda, which are endemic for numerous infectious and zoonotic diseases and yet have limited resources such as electricity,...
05 June 2019
Some forty-five District Surveillance Focal Persons (DSFPs) and other animal health practitioners have been trained to systematically investigate and exchange animal disease information, key actions required by decision makers. The move aims to coordinate surveillance efforts at the national and sub-national level to enhance preparedness and rapid response to outbreaks....
31 May 2019
Key agriculture stakeholders in Uganda have commended national efforts towards addressing food and nutrition insecurity as well as increasing national income through strategies to reduce post-harvest losses in grains. The vote of confidence in the government was made during a high-level consultative workshop on the development of a comprehensive strategy...
27 April 2019
    Buyende – Forty district “One Health” surveillance officers from 40 districts in Eastern Uganda have become the latest reinforcement to Uganda’s national animal disease surveillance of zoonotic diseases, which are increasingly becoming a burden to humans and animals in the country annually. The team of One Health surveillance officers, comprised of...
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