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15:53
15:53

Patients Resort to Urine for Red Eyes Treatment at Elegu Border people 2

William Oyoo, a driver at Elegu Town Council notes that several drivers and other residents within the area have resorted to using urine drops in their eyes claiming it cures red eyes infection.
16:02
16:02

Amuru Heightens Screening at Uganda-S.Sudan Border Over Cholera Outbreak MINISTRY OF HEALTH 1

Lamot says there has been a high influx of asylum seekers from Sudan and South Sudan which has necessitated the need for heightened vigilance at the border point. According to him, they screen about 50 to 100 Sudanese asylum seekers daily escaping violence in parts of Sudan.
09:31
09:31

Residents Storm Amuru District Offices Over Continued Closure of Apaa Health Centre 1 2

Close to 43 residents including men, women and children carried placards expressing their grievances with the government due to the continued closure of the health facility.
18:52
18:52

Strange Disease Killing Goats Reported in Amuru District Pabbo Town Council 1 3

John Alfred Labalpiny, the Pabbo Sub County LCIII Chairperson says that at least 271 goats died.
14:10
14:10

Amuru Registers 174 New Cases of Tuberculosis TB in Amuru 1 1

Geoffrey Ocan, the District Health Secretary told URN that the cases were registered during a community screening testing and treatment exercise conducted in September and October this year.
13:26
13:26

24 Under Monitoring in Amuru Over Crimean Congo Hemorrhagic Fever MINISTRY OF HEALTH

The individuals under monitoring are close contacts of a victim who succumbed to the viral disease late last month.
12:55
12:55

Amuru District Leaders Ask Health Ministry for Cold Room 3 1

Michael Lakony, the Amuru LCV Chairperson says they regularly receive bodies of Ugandans either killed or those who died from natural causes in South Sudan through Elegu border point yet they have no cold room to preserve their bodies.
14:22
14:22

Married Woman Dies while Aborting 2-months Pregnancy, Friend Arrested 1 2

According to police, the suspect identified as Proscovia Ayerwot, 22, who is a resident of Kal B Cell in Pabbo Town Council Amuru district lured her 22-year-old friend identified as Concy Aryemo to ingest local herbs and drugs to terminate her two-months-old pregnancy.
14:52
14:52

Amuru District Registers 300 Cases of FMD Attiak Sub County 1 2

Michael Lakony, the Amuru LCV Chairperson says that the FMD was first reported in the area mid-last month but has been multiplying due to the lack of response to contain it.
14:27
14:27

Police Impound 4,000 Liters of Alcohol From Local Distillers in Pabbo Town Council 1 1

The alcohol is reportedly locally manufactured from parts of the Lango Sub-region and Mable district.
17:59
17:59

Eight Suspected Cases of Leprosy Reported in Amuru Mulago Hospital 1

Recently, Dr Sarah Byakika the Commissioner in Charge of Planning at the Ministry of Health said that Leprosy is still a problem in the country with 50% of the patients reporting Grade 2 Leprosy presenting among persons with disability at the time of the first diagnosis against the 13.8% target rate.
08:14
08:14

Farming Season Paralyzes COVID-19 Vaccination In Amuru 1 Top story

Denis Okello, the Assistant Amuru District Health Officer, says that most of the people who they approached during the door-to-door vaccination campaign rejected the vaccine over fears that its side effects will inconvenience their farm work.
16:41
16:41

Under Staffing Affecting Operations of Atiak Health Center IV Amuru District 1 2

The health facility that serves a population of 20,074, currently has only 36 health workers and support staff which is below the standard staff ceiling by the Ministry of Health which is 48.
18:02
18:02

383 Patients Operated on in Amuru Six-Day Surgical Camp 1 1

Dr. Angelo Ochieng, the Medical Officer in charge of Atiak Health Centre IV said that the patients who are of all categories were operated on and treated for conditions including fibroids, goiter, endometrial cancer, vulva mass, ovarian mass, hernia, fibroids, hydatid mole, cryptorchidism, hemorrhoids, lymphoma, and keloids among others.
10:04
10:04

Patients Overwhelm Amuru Surgical Camp 2

The surgical camp is offering minor operations and treatment for conditions including goiter, endometrial cancer, vulva mass, ovarian mass, hernia, fibroids, hydatid mole, cryptorchidism, hemorrhoids, lymphoma, and keloids among others. It started on Monday and will run for one week.
14:45
14:45

Amuru Halts Mass Covid-19 Vaccination over Low Uptake Ministry Of Health 1 1

Denis Okello, the Assistant District Health Officer Amuru says they are changing the vaccination strategy by conducting door to door covid-19 vaccination for eligible persons.
11:24
11:24

2,292 Children in Apaa Township Miss Polio Vaccination 2 1

Christopher Ocen, the Chairperson of Apaa Village Health Team told URN that the affected children are those whose families are residing in the hard to reach areas including Punu Dyang Oyanga, Gazi Nile and Mulila Sub-villages.
14:39
14:39

Amuru Leaders Ask Gov`t To Reopen Apaa Health Centre II Apaa land conflict 1 1

George Okello, the Health Secretary for Amuru district says that the closure which has been long overdue has greatly impacted access to health services among residents in the area.
17:26
17:26

Schools in Amuru to Reopen Without Functional Water Sources 1 1

The boreholes were damaged by members of the community who have been using them during the nearly two years of closure of all learning institutions due to the coronavirus disease.
13:03
13:03

Amuru Residents Struggle to Access Clean Water over Contaminated Boreholes 3 1

John Bosco Megolonyo another resident in Lamogi Sub County said that his family has abandoned drawing water from the affected boreholes after suffering stomach aches and skin rashes, something they believed was linked to unclean water from the borehole.
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