The MPs who are on fact finding mission on management of the Covid-19 pandemic and the lockdown were shocked on Sunday night to find a trans night disco during curfew at Desert Breeze hotel where they slept.
The 12-month project co-funded by the Germany Financial Cooperation through KfW, a German state-owned development bank will cover six villages of Lorikor East; Lorikor West, Bibia East, Bibia West, Kaladima East and Kaladima West.
David Mudong Ongom, the Aswa River Region Police Spokesperson says while carrying out the illegal act, Malimu and Oyet allegedly arrested one person for not wearing a facemask something that caused scuffle between the duo and the crowd at the scene.
Birungi says that they severally tried to raise concerns to the offices of both Busia district police commander- DPC and the Resident District Commissioner- RDC to seek assistance but in vain. She appealed for government intervention.
According to Dr Edith Nakku Joloba, Clinical Epidemiologist and researcher in sexual reproductive health, there should be efforts put in place to help children infected with covid-19 and those grieving the loss of their parents or guardians.
Catherine Kamwiine, the Lyantonde Resident District Commissioner, says that the task force is stranded due to a lack of funds. She adds that they may lose the fight against the pandemic without funds to run different operations mainly testing and follow-up on patients in hard-to-reach communities.
Robinson Wece started his operations in July after realizing that the travel ban has affected the lifestyle of many people especially the sick. With clearance from Lira District Health Officer and the UCI, Wece transport patients with referral letters from Lira Regional Referral Hospital and those discharged by UCI to return home.
Daphine Logose, the in charge of the mental ward, explains that the drug stock-out has lasted for several months. She says that they lack Haloperidol, which they use as an antipsychotic medication and treatment of schizophrenia, agitation, acute psychosis, and hallucinations in alcohol withdrawal and Trihexyphenidyl that is key for treating symptoms of the side effects of psychiatric drugs.