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11:45
11:45

9-Year-Old HIV Positive Girl Treks 12Km for ARVs, Pleads for Support 4

Born with the virus in 2012, the girl's parents never learnt about her condition until her health drastically emaciated at three months. Later, she was diagnosed with HIV. From that time, her father moved on, abandoning both the wife and daughter, before forcing them out of his home.
14:17
14:17

COVID-19: Pader Local Government Offices Closed After Eight Staff Test Positive

According to Dr Layoo, only four offices among them that of the Resident District Commissioner, District Health Officer, Chief Administrative Officer and District Chairperson will remain open for daily businesses.
05:24
05:24

54-year-old Woman Commits Suicide After Suspecting Husband of Infidelity

The deceased, identified as Matilda Adong, a resident of Lwala village in Puranga sub-county reportedly ingested poison, after a brawl with her husband David Opira.
07:25
07:25

In-charge Closes Health Centre for Two Weeks

On Wednesday, the Pader district Deputy Chief Administrative Officer Richard Odoch Poromoi ordered police to arrest Okot for negligence.
12:53
12:53

UNICEF Halts Funding to Pader District Over Poor Accountability health department 1

This follows the failure by the district to provide proper accountability for 224 million Shillings disbursed in the financial year 2018/2019 to support activities in the health and education department.
10:44
10:44

Pader District Fails to Enforce Alcohol Ordinance 3 1

The ordinance was passed in 2018 by Pader district council to regulate the sale and consumption of alcohol. However, its enforcement was never been implemented, angering the leaders.
14:53
14:53

Black Flies Send Pader Residents in Panic nodding syndrome 3 2

Pader District Vector Control Officer William Sam Oyet called for urgent government intervention citing that the flies are reported to be responsible for the outbreak of nodding syndrome. Although the real cause of nodding syndrome is not yet known, the Ministry of Health through several scientific research conducted attributes its cause to black flies that are dominant along the Aswa River.
07:36
07:36

Pader Health Center IV Lacks Ultrasound Specialist Pajule Town Council 3

Adiyo a resident of Pajule Town Council says expectant mothers are referred to facilities like St Mary’s Hospital Lacor in Gulu and Kalongo Hospital in Agago district to access ultra sound, more than 70 Kilometers away.
19:44
19:44

Food Shortage Hits Pader District 1 2

Philip Odong, a farmer in Laguti Sub County attributes the acute food shortage to floods that swept across the district in May and June. He explains that the floods destroyed his two acres of staple cassava gardens including beans.
12:27
12:27

Under Staffing Cripples Health Services in Pader 2 1

Geoffrey Largo Oringa, the Pader District LC5 Chairperson LC5, says that the staff shortage has also been compounded by some health workers who go for further studies without the authorization from the district.
06:45
06:45

Pader Residents Seek Rehabilitation For Nodding Syndrome Victims

James Opira, a teacher in Atanga Primary school says many parents he has interacted with believe that school teachers are untrained to handle children with low cognitive abilities. Although nodding syndrome has been reported in Gulu, Kitgum, Oyam, Pader, Agago and parts of Lira district, only Gulu and Kitgum have a rehabilitation centers for children affected by the disease.
14:55
14:55

Pader Forms Rapid Response Task-force to Tackle Malaria 2

Dr. Alex Layoo Celestino, the Pader District Health Officer says the taskforce is also helps in collecting data on the upsurge every morning.
14:02
14:02

Calm Returns to Pader Town after Protests, Gunfire

Police officers said that Odong died in the hands of medical workers at Pader Health Center III where he had been taken for medical attention. The officers, who accused one of nurses at the facility of negligence, abandoned the dead body at the facility causing public uproar and demonstrations.
15:49
15:49

State House Health Monitoring Unit Uncovers Rot in Pader 1

Dr. Atwine accuses Lubanga of issuing certificates of completion for two incomplete drainable latrines at Angagura and Puranga Health Center IIIs in Angagura and Puranga sub counties respectively.
19:40
19:40

Pader DHO Arrested For Delaying Health Care Funds

Police in Pader district have arrested Dr. Alex Olwedo, the District Health Officer over missing funds meant for Primary Health Care. The funds were meant to finance activities in Porogali Health center II in Latanya Sub County.
14:13
14:13

Pader Residents to Pay Up to Shs 150,000 in Garbage Tax 4 1

The tentative rate ranges between Shs 10,000 and Shs 150,000. Residences, which are considered to generate the least amount of garbage, will pay an equivalent of about Shs 1,000 or less every month. This however has to be endorsed by the district council and the Attorney General, before it is operationalized, Otim says.
12:30
12:30

Pader Suspends Cattle Restocking Due to Quarantine. 1 2

The program was suspended in September after the agriculture ministry imposed quarantine on the district following an outbreak of deadly foot and mouth disease.
12:56
12:56

10 Nodding Victims Defiled In Pader

Ten female minors suffering from the debilitating nodding syndrome in Pader district have been defiled within the last three weeks. According to Caritas, a Catholic charity organization working to protect children in the district, some of the perpetrators have since been apprehended and remanded at Kineni government Prison.
07:39
07:39

Gunfire in Pader as Two Inmates Attempt to Escape

Anthony Opio, the Officer In charge of Kineni government Prison says warders opened the fire when they saw the inmates attempting to flee to stop them.
10:11
10:11

Nodding Disease: Families Turn To Lorena Stoves As More Children Get Burnt 1

Suzan Adong Auma, a social worker with Caritas in Pader says at least two victims of the nodding disease reportedly get burnt each month.
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