Cholera outbreak in Kabowa a Kampala suburb has put the country in a panic more especially people around the city and so far the country has registered 16 suspected cholera cases, however, 7 have been fully confirmed.
The government explains how to treat and curb the spread of cholera in various parts of the city and enhancing general sanitation.
While touring Kabowa on Thursday 10 the state minister of Kampala Benny Namugwanya pointed out that renovating and constructing 300 public toilet facilities around Kampala as one of the way curbing cholera outbreak.
“We have discovered that a considerable number of Kabowa residents don’t have toilets and the available are in poor condition however plans are always in place to improve toilets systems” she explained
She urged the residents to wash their hands after visiting latrines, and proper disposal of rubbish is Paramo
She stated that more funds are required to improve the sanitation in the city and that the population in the city centers has increased due to rural Urban migration.
The state minister for primary health care Dr. Joyce Moriku Kaducu said the government has started a campaign to fight, treat and curb the spread of cholera in various parts of the city
“When have opened a cholera treatment isolation center at Naguru hospital and currently we are seriously sensitizing communities no reason to worry” Joyce explains
She further added that the government has put in place adequate measures to contain the disease.