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20 Feb 2015 description

Summary: CHF 116,006 was allocated from the IFRC’s Disaster Relief Emergency Fund (DREF) to support Uganda Red Cross Society (URCS) in delivering assistance to 999,068 children from 6 months to 15 years vulnerable to a measles outbreak.

The Ministry of Health (MoH) in Uganda confirmed an outbreak of measles in Kamwenge district on 9 August, 2013.

14 Nov 2014 description

Robert T. Perry, MD1, Marta Gacic-Dobo, MSc1, Alya Dabbagh, PhD1, Mick N. Mulders, PhD1, Peter M. Strebel, MBChB1, Jean-Marie Okwo-Bele, MD1, Paul A. Rota, PhD2, James L. Goodson, MPH3 (Author affiliations at end of text)

02 Jun 2014 description

CHF 116,006 was approved from the IFRC’s Disaster Relief Emergency Fund (DREF) to support Uganda Red Cross Society (URCS) in delivering assistance to 999,068 children from 6 months to 15 years vulnerable to a measles outbreak. Un-earmarked funds to repay the DREF were encouraged.

04 Apr 2014 description

Contents
- 141 Progress towards measles pre-elimination, African Region, 2011-2012
- 151 Monthly report on dracunculiasis cases, January- February 2014

Sommaire
- 141 Progrès en vue de la préélimination de la rougeole dans la Région africaine 2011-2012
- 151 Rapport mensuel des cas de dracunculose, janvier-février 2014

19 Dec 2013 description

BACKGROUND

The Uganda Health Sector Strategic and Investment Plan (HSSIP) (2010/11-2014/15) is the key Ministry of Health document to guide the health sector. It is the sector’s comprehensive national plan and provides the guiding framework for the detailed planning and implementation of health sector activities. It includes 26 core indicators and many of those have a baseline for 2010 or earlier, and a target for 2015.

19 Dec 2013 description

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY:

The Health Sector Strategic and Investment plan (HSSIP) 2010/11-14/15 provides the overall strategic and implementation framework for the health sector priorities. It was intended to be implemented under five (5) major Strategic Objectives: 1) Scale up critical interventions 2) Improve access and demand 3) Accelerate quality and safety improvements 4) Improve efficiency and budget effectiveness and 5) Deepen Health Stewardship. A Mid Term Review of its implementation was carried out in line with the M&E Framework.

08 Nov 2013 description

Summary:

CHF 116,006 was allocated from the IFRC’s Disaster Relief Emergency Fund (DREF) on 22 August, 2013 to support Uganda Red Cross Society (URCS) in responding to measles outbreak through accelerated social mobilization to reduce the risk of further spread amongst 1,845,000 people in the affected districts of Kamwenge, Kyenjojo, Mubende and Isingiro in Uganda.

22 Aug 2013 description

CHF 116,006 has been allocated from the IFRC’s Disaster Relief Emergency Fund (DREF) to support the Uganda Red Cross Society (URCS) in responding to measles outbreak through accelerated social mobilization to reduce the risk of further spread amongst 1,845,000 people in the affected districts of Kamwenge, Kyenjojo, Mubende and Isingiro in Uganda. Unearmarked funds to repay DREF are encouraged.