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18:09
18:09

Four Injured in Omoro After Falling Off Speeding Security Vehicle Omoro byelection 1 2

The victims had boarded a double cabin Land Cruiser Pickup with concealed registration number plate suspected to belong to one of the government security agencies.
11:45
11:45

Sickle Cell, Malnutrition Chocking Omoro, Pader, Oyam, Lira and Gulu Districts 6 1

Gloria Anena, a Senior Clinical Officer and administrator at Omoro Health Centre IV says 30% of the 200,000 children that are quarterly brought to the facility for treatment are suffering from sickle cell disease while 50% have some level of malnourishment.
22:09
22:09

Joint Council Meeting Resolves to Rename Cancer Centre After Oulanyah 6 1

Peter Douglas Okello, Omoro LCV Chairperson proposed a motion seeking to have the facility that is still under construction be renamed Jacob L’Okori Oulanyah Cancer Center.
12:17
12:17

Shortage of Genexpert Machines Hampers TB Diagnosis in Omoro Tuberculosis 1 2

Venancio Okello, the Omoro District Health Educator says health Workers in the various Sub-counties collected more than 2,000 sputum samples during the campaign but the majority of samples are yet to be tested for TB.
07:36
07:36

Omoro Links Schools To Health Facilities To Ease COVID-19 Fight School Reopening

Rev. Vincent Oceng Ocen, the Omoro District Education Officer told Uganda Radio Network in an interview over the weekend that they have linked 168 primary and secondary schools to 27 health facilities.
15:00
15:00

Mental Health Uganda Embarks on Door to Door Drive Amidst Lockdown 3 1

John Paul Nyeko, the Coordinator of Mental Health Uganda in Northern Uganda told URN on Monday that the initiative comes at a time when the region is reporting high cases of relapses among mental health and new cases reporting at Gulu Regional Referral Hospital Mental Health department daily.
09:41
09:41

ARLPI Embarks on Door to Door COVID-19 Sensitization Drive 4 1

Sheikh Musa Khalil, the Acholi Kadhi and Co-Chair of the ARLPI told URN on Saturday that they are creating awareness about the pandemic through community engagements with local leaders to encourage people to adhere to the preventive measures.
07:50
07:50

Custodians of Nodding Syndrome Debilitated Children Ask Gov’t for Skills Training well-wishers 3 1 Top story

Grace Atim, an elderly mother and resident of Ajan village in Lamola Parish in Odek lost her daughter to the disease. She says if they are empowered through vocational training and soft skills such as agribusiness, village savings schemes, and tailoring and small business enterprises they will be able to fend for themselves and relieve the government the burden of begging.
15:16
15:16

Families Plead with Gov't to Reopen Nodding Syndrome Treatment Centers Kitgum District 5 1

Michael Odur, a resident of Labworomor village in Akwang, says that caring for the children affected by the nodding condition since the closure of the treatment centers has become an uphill task for him and the entire family due to resource constraints.
12:05
12:05

Omoro District Gets UGX 1.2Bn for Elevation of Health Centres Ministry Of Health 1

Douglas Okello Peter, the Secretary of Health says that the elevation will improve health services in the community.
14:55
14:55

Access to Health Centers in Omoro Hindered by Poor Roads 2

The nearest health facilities to the village are Lakwatomer Health Center II and Lakwana health center III which are 5km and 7km respectively.
12:27
12:27

Plight of Children with Nodding Syndrome Dominates Campaigns in Omoro Odek Sub County 2 1

Many cases of nodding disease have been reported in Odek Sub County. According to records, there are more than 200 children affected by the disease.
17:35
17:35

10-Year-Old Boy in Gulu Seeks UGX 5M for Kidney Cancer Treatment 2 1

Medical recommendations from Lacor and Gulu Regional Referral Hospital require five million shillings for treating the patient at Mulago. However, the family cannot afford it and the mother is crying out to well-wishers to come to her rescue.
11:20
11:20

Farmers in Omoro Frustrated by Price Fluctuation of Beans, Maize 4

Barbara Piloya, a farmer in Minakulu Town Council in Oyam District says the prices of maize grains and beans in the area have drastically dropped by over 50 percent since the beginning of November.
09:41
09:41

Poor Roads, Heavy Rain Hinder Mass Immunization Exercise in Omoro Omoro District 1 1 Top story

Venansio Okello, the Omoro District Health Educator says that less than half of the children were not immunized within the stipulated period due to impassable roads, lack of transport to health facilities,
07:28
07:28

Omoro Seeks Support for Reopening of Nodding Disease Treatment Centre Omoro District 1 1

According to Okao, two of the 217 victims in the district died after being returned to their parents when the center collapsed a year ago. He asks Ministry of Health to consider reopening the Centre to support the rehabilitation, care and treatment of such children.
12:32
12:32

Omoro District Moves COVID-19 Quarantine Center To Don Bosco Atede Secondary School

According to Okello who heads the resource mobilization committee, they opted for Don Bosco Atede because they have the facilities needed by the health department and also do not have any candidates who are easting examinations this year.
12:07
12:07

Omoro District COVID-19 Taskforce Operating without Ambulance 1

Robert Ongom, the district health officer says the government did not allocate the district any ambulance and yet the standing guideline from the ministry of health says every district must at least have two ambulances to transport any suspect case or contacts.
16:04
16:04

Families of Nodding Syndrome Patients Appeal for Food Aid Odek Sub County 3 1

They argue that they are facing an uphill task to meet the feeding needs of the children. Many of these had been supported by Hope for Humans, a non-government organization which was set up to shelter, treat and rehabilitate nodding disease victims. But the centre shutdown in 2017 due to funding constraints.
14:08
14:08

Omoro Residents Frustrated by Poor State of Moroto Road goods and services 3

Currently, road users whether on foot, bicycle or any other automobile spend significant amount of hours traveling because of pot holes resulting from lack of maintenance.
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