The celebrations scheduled for next week according Dr Elizabeth Ekirapa Kiracho, the head of the school’s department of Health Policy Planning and Management will include conferences with specialized panels, community outreaches among others.
Records at the health facility show that an average of 16 women who are registered for labor are referred to Jinja regional referral hospital due to lack of enough light to offer them proper maternal care.
The mistreatment of animals, especially cattle, goats, sheep and chickens by traders and butchers is alarming and common in many parts of the country. They are either overloaded on trucks, tied badly or over beaten.
Piers currently in an appalling state include the Buwaya pier for the Buwaya ferry, the Buvuma – Kiyindi pier for the Buvuma ferry, Bukasa pier and that for residents in Namayingo and Sigulu islands. They are either broken, submerged by water or neglected.
It is believed that the first Lango group who migrated from Abyssinia settled at this hills around 16th century before splitting into various clusters including Lango Olok (Karimojong), Lango Dyang (Ateso) Lango Omiru the present Lango living in North Kyoga comprising of Kole, Lira, Oyam, Apac, Kwania, Otuke, Alebtong, Dokolo and Amolatar districts.