Ebola Virus Disease PoE Preparedness At Screening Points – Kisoro District (1-31 December 2019)

DTM Uganda, dtmuganda@iom.int
Period Covered
Dec 01 2019 -
Jan 31 2020
  • Flow Monitoring
  • Points of Entry (PoE)


The Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) Points of Entry (PoE) preparedness dashboards for Kisoro District was covered from 1-31 December 2019. Seven (7) of the referenced Points of Entry (PoEs) had active screening operations during the reporting period. Two (2) of them are official PoEs (Cyanika and Bunagana). Cyanika and Bunagana had screening activities throughout the reporting period whereas Kanombe, Busigi, Busanza, Rugabano and Nteko only had screening activities up to December 4th. A total of 341,858 screenings were completed at six (6) PoEs at the border with the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) and at one (1) PoE with Rwanda. Bunagana alone registered approximately 88% of the total flow in Kisoro. Bunagana is the only official PoE bordering with DRC. Bunagana registered the highest number of persons screened (300,140).