Barely a year after the World Health Organisation had declared Uganda polio free; on October 20th polio case was confirmed in Bugiri district, Eastern Uganda.
Cholera outbreak has been confirmed in Moroto district where a total of 58 cases with 3 deaths have so far been recorded.
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Landslides in Uganda (03/03/2010)
Status Update: 29/03/2010
At least 300 people, including 100 children, are believed to have been killed when landslides buried three villages in eastern Uganda late on 1 March after heavy rains.
The Ministry of Health has confirmed an outbreak of Cholera in Kasese district - south Western Uganda.
The deadly meningitis disease that broke out in Hoima and Arua in early January has now spread to Masindi, Moyo, Adjumani and Nebbi districts affecting 324 people by 28 January 2009.