11 laboratory specialists, more than 10 clinical officers and nurses haven’t been paid allowances for the past four months in the district despite being in the frontline conducting testing, referrals and monitoring at quarantine centers.
Elvis Okello Romnson, the Bio statistician in the Health Department in Gulu told Uganda Radio Network that the district will in the next two weeks declare an epidemic of Malaria if the current situation remains.
Some residents get ashamed when they go to seek introduction letters from the authorities claiming that their IDs got lost, only to find the IDs with the very authorities to whom the beer sellers handed them over after failing to get paid
The Resident District Commissioner William Komakech who also doubles as the Chairperson district Covid-19 taskforce says the numbers of beneficiaries submitted by LCI Chairpersons are abnormally higher than the projected district population.
Innocent Abongo, the Apac District Probation and Social Welfare Officer says 312 cases were registered in Akere Division in Apac Municipality, 224 in Chegere, 196 in Ibuje, 38 in Akokoro and 21 in Apac Sub Counties.