Health & Nutrition

Wednesday 12 June 2019

First child dies of Ebola in new outbreak in Uganda

Save the Children is distressed to learn the five-year-old boy diagnosed with Ebola in Uganda has died from the illness. There are now three cases confirmed in the past 24 hours

Tuesday 11 June 2019

Alarm as first Ebola case confirmed in Uganda

The first case of Ebola in Uganda has been confirmed - a five year old boy in Kasese. Action is needed to prevent further spread

Tuesday 7 May 2019

Parents learn to make soap to reduce diarrhoea

Diarrhoea is a major cause of death among children in Uganda. By training communities on making soap we hope to reduce cases of the disease

Tuesday 30 April 2019

The importance of involving communities in the Ebola response

As Ebola continues to spread in eastern DRC, it's vital that we invest in engagement with communities to stop the outbreak

Thursday 18 April 2019

Reducing diarrhoea and improving sanitation in Karamoja

"Apolou" - a USAID-funded initiative - is helping to reduce diarrhoea among children in Karamoja