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

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

Summary

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).