Republic of Uganda, also known as the ’’Pearl of Africa’’, is a landlocked country it borders with Lake Victoria and Lake Albert in East-Central Africa. It is bordered to the east by Kenya, to the north by South Sudan, to the west by the Democratic Republic of the Congo, to the south-west by Rwanda, and to the south by Tanzania. The southern part of the country includes a substantial portion of Lake Victoria, shared with Kenya and Tanzania.
Uganda is in the African Great Lakes region lying within the Nile basin, and has a varied but generally a modified equatorial climate. Although generally equatorial, the climate is not uniform since the altitude modifies the climate. Uganda’s elevation, soil types are predominantly warm and wet climate which impart a huge agricultural potential to the country. They also explain the country’s large variety of forests, grasslands and wildlife reserves. The official languages are English and Swahili, although a number of local languages exist.
Malaria was still the leading cause of morbidity and mortality accounting for 32% of all admissions, followed by pneumonia at 8.5% and respiratory infections at 5.4% of all admissions.
AFP, cholera, neonatal tetanus, meningitis, dysentery, measles, malaria, guinea worm, rabies, plague, typhoid fever and, yellow fever
Malaria, No Pneumonia - Cough or Cold, Urinary Tract Infections, Intestinal Worms, Gastro-Intestinal Disorders (non-Infective), Diarrhea-Acute, Skin Diseases, Pneumonia, Other Eye Conditions, Injuries (Trauma due to other causes)
Malaria, Pneumonia, Anaemia, Other Neonatal Conditions, Premature baby, Injuries: Road Traffic Accidents & Boda boda Injuries: (Trauma due to other causes), New TB cases diagnosed: Bacteriologically confirmed & clinically diagnosed, Hypertension (Old & Newly diagnosed cases
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