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Uganda: All Medics to Be Immunised Against Hepatitis B - Health Ministry

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The Ministry of Health has issued a directive to all health facilities to have their medical personnel immunised against the Hepatitis B disease.

The directive announced by the Permanent Secretary Ministry of Health Dr Diana Atwine is a safety measure for all health personnel at the different health facilities in the Country who stand a higher risk of getting exposed to the Hepatitis B disease in line of duty.

"It is unfortunate that we continue to register cases of health personnel contracting the Hepatitis B disease. This should not happen because you are in direct contact with the suspected cases. This is now a directive to have all the health personnel get immunised. I know that some have

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