GENEVA - A World Health Organization expert panel called Friday for a shift in the kinds of vaccines used to fight polio, insisting full eradication of the crippling disease is within reach.
MACIS is a secretariat of an extensive network of health-focused civil society organizations (CSOs) that are involved in malaria and maternal-child health programming in Uganda. Our mission is to provide sustainable leadership to CSOs nationwide in the coordination and promotion of Ministry of Health recommended interventions, as well as advocate for evidence-based practices and health policies at all levels...Read More
Yellow Fever now a once-in-a-lifetime jab
International experts on immunization have found that a single dose of yellow fever vaccine is sufficient to give sustained immunity and lifelong protection against the yellow fever disease. No booster needed after all! Read more
Meningitis Vaccine: A Success in Africa
Five countries, including Uganda are ready to conduct their campaigns in 2016. Uganda’s meningitis vaccine campaign will be in the high risk areas in the northern part of the country. Read more
Measles outbreak reported in Ibanda
According to Ibanda District Director of Health Services,Dr Julius Bamwine,the outbreak has been confirmed in the sub-counties of Ishongorero,Nyabuhikye,Kashangura,Bisheeshe,Nsasi among others. Read more
Shift in vaccine use needed to eradicate polio: WHO experts
GENEVA - A World Health Organization expert panel called Friday for a shift in the kinds of vaccines used to fight polio, insisting full eradication of the crippling disease is within reach. Read more
UGANDA GAVI CIVIL SOCIETY IMMUNIZATION PLATFORM
Welcome to the Uganda Civil Society Immunization Platform!
We are excited to present this dedicated virtual platform, to everyone interested in ensuring that every last child in our country and communities is fully immunized. . Read more