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This is a simple guide to outline the goals of the community outreach aspect of the Uganda Bilharzia Awareness Campaign, 2016-2017. 

The guide states the objectives and content of the outreach campaign, and explains the Quiz Contest which was offered to the community members, including the questions and correct answers for the quiz.

This concept paper describes planned activities as part of a campaign to spread awareness of Bilharzia in Uganda. Starting in August 2017, live radio talk shows with health experts were broadcast on 24 radio stations that reached 43 Bilharzia highly endemic districts. Each of the 24 radio stations that aired health talks shows also held a community outreach activity in the areas surrounding the radio station.

This document outlines the background, strategy, implementation and results of a campaign in Uganda in 2016-17 to inform the public about the dangers of Bilharzia/Schistosomiasis, how to avoid contracting it, and what to do when one believes he or she is infected.

This document compiles current information and key messages about the Ebola outbreak in Liberia to inform activities designed to raise awareness, mobilize communities, and promote safe behaviors to stop the spread of Ebola in Liberia.

Uganda is considered a "hot zone" for infectious diseases. Uganda is particularly vulnerable to epidemics because of its unique location near the Congo Basin; its close connection with other countries; the risk from natural disasters; and the ever-present threat of evolving pathogens or antimicrobial resistance.

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