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Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Denmark Denmark in Uganda

Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Denmark denmark in uganda

Health matters in Uganda: Ebola Outbreak in Uganda!

 

New travel information for both arrivals and departures! (14.11.2022)

All travellers are required to fill out the online digital health declaration form within 24 hours of arrivals. The digital form can be downloaded using the link:

https://poe-screening.health.go.ug/

 

Since September 20, 2022, Ministry of Health - Uganda have confirmed an outbreak of Ebola in a number of districts in the south and south-west of the country, including the capital Kampala.

If you a contact to a person infected with Ebola in Kampala, you will be quarantined for 21 days in a specific quarantine-hotel. As a contact you cannot leave the country by plane until the 21 days of quarantine are over. Restrictions have also been imposed in the districts of Mubende and Kassanda. There is a curfew between 07:00am and 06:00pm and a ban on entry and exit in both districts. These restrictions have been extended 21 days further from 5. November 2022. There is a significant risk of detention and quarantine for up to 21 days upon entry into the two districts.

Advice on how to prevent an Ebola infection is available from the National Serum Institute (Statens Serum Institut). You can also find general information on Ebola from the Danish Health Authority. Stay updated via the WHO and the Ugandan health authorities on their website and Twitter.

We encourage you to take out private travel insurance before travelling to Uganda. Due to the current Ebola outbreak, make sure your travel insurance covers your needs. Travel insurance does not necessarily cover all expenses or in all situations.

You can also find general information about Ebola at Sundhedsstyrelsen.  

 

Registration of Danes

All Danes please register here if you are travelling to Uganda, Burundi and Rwanda.

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