HEPS, Partners Investigate Covid Vaccines Money in Uganda

An investigative journalism production investigates the Covid-19 vaccines money in Uganda. 

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15.9 million Ugandans could have been infected with COVID: WHO

By The Independent;

15.9 million Ugandans could have been infected with COVID-19, this is according to a study published by the World Health Organization-WHO.


Covid-19: Botswana detects new variant

By the East African; 

Botswana has detected a new coronavirus variant in the sub-lineage of the Omicron variant, the Ministry of Health and Wellness announced 


Valneva Covid vaccine approved for use in UK


A new Covid vaccine has been approved for use in the UK by regulators.

It is manufactured by Valneva, using more traditional technology - similar to how polio and flu shots are made.


New mosquito net cuts malaria infections by half, helps fight insecticide resistance

By The East African; 

A new type of bed net that can neutralize mosquitoes resistant to traditional insecticides has significantly reduced malaria infections in Tanzania, scientists say 


Zika virus may be one step away from the explosive outbreak

By BBC; 

A new outbreak of Zika virus is quite possible, warn researchers, with a single mutation potentially enough to trigger an explosive spread.


Why bottle feeding may not be the best option for your baby

By Daily Monitor; 

From bacterial infections to viral infections that are characterized by diarrhea and vomiting, Dr. Lorraine Oriokot, a pediatrician, says these present a great challenge when using bottles.


COVID-19 vaccine prices slashed as booster drive begins in India

By The Independent; 

The prices of Covishield and Covaxin vaccines have been slashed in India, the companies announced. Both vaccines will cost 2.96 U.S. dollars per dose, down from close to $9 previously.


 WHO, Ghana and Norway agree to accelerate actions to save lives

By WHO; 

Heads of State highlighted the urgency of the NCD pandemic, which kills 7 out of 10 people globally from risk factors like tobacco, alcohol, unhealthy diet, physical inactivity, and air pollution.


Looking at the critical information on food packages

By NTV; 

The World Health Organization (WHO) is in the process of developing evidence-informed policy guidelines on the food environment.