Kagadi District receives 338 million for Ebola Viral Disease response.

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The Ministry of Health has released a total of 338,282,000 million (Three hundred thirty Eight million two hundred Eighty two thousand shillings) for Ebola Viral Disease response in the   District.

The funds will boost activities in Surveillance, Case management, District taskforce activities, Risk communication and community mobilization as the district remains on high alert to contain the spread of the viral disease.

Kagadi district is among the districts with Ebola outbreaks with one case reported after blood samples of a person who died after showing signs of Ebola tested positive for the Virus.  

Ronald Agaba aged 23 years old health worker on a private clinic in Kakumiro District and a resident of Rugashali town council suddenly passed away at St Ambrose Health center 1V sparking fears of the Ebola outbreak in the District.  

The RDC Kagadi Nicholas Kamukama urged residents to immediately report any person with Ebola signs and symptoms to relevant authorities for further management.

Currently over 24 contacts are being follow-up of people exposed to Ebola case for 21 days.

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