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19:45
19:45

Four Hotels Face Probe for Violating COVID-19 Control Measures 5 3

Security and health officials argue that the hotels work normally during the day by serving food and soft drinks, but change the business into dancing clubs under the cover of darkness. Monalisa Lounge and Little Liz Hotel's reportedly play loud music at night and operates bars, despite the continued closure of bars.
18:37
18:37

Kotido Registers Highest Maternal Deaths in Karamoja, 18% of Victims Teenagers maternal health 3

At least 39 maternal deaths have been recorded since September 2020 including 7 teenagers aged between 15-19, which is 18% of the fatalities.
15:45
15:45

Health Workers to Access Loans at 15.5% Interest Rate Under New MOU Stanbic Bank 1 4

Speaking to journalists, Dr. Nathan Onyach, in charge of the operations of Regional and National Referral hospitals, said that like many professionals, health workers also suffered effects of the COVID-19 pandemic and have been frequenting his office seeking approval for loans, which often come at high-interest rates.
12:34
12:34

Inadequate Equipment Hampers Trauma Care at Gulu Hospital Gulu City 4 1

Dr. Joyce Anena Oyet, the in-charge of the Accident and Emergency Unit at Gulu Regional Referral Hospital, says that the hospital lacks a CT Scan, Intensive Care Unit –ICU facilities, medical supplies like X-ray films and enough staff, which affects trauma care.
11:09
11:09

Teenage Mothers Overwhelm Medical Camp at Bunjako Landing Site 4 2

The Maternal and Child Health Community Outreach, organised by the Rotary Club of Lugogo Mango Tree and Bunjako Health Centre III was targeting to give services to at least 200 mothers. But it attracted more than 500 people, largely teenage mothers from the landing sites of Katebo, Ssenyondo and Misanvu, and Bunjako island.
10:37
10:37

Black Flies Upsurge Sparks Fear Among Residents of Lamwo, Pader 6 1

Bob Akena, a Village Health Team-VHT supervisor in Palabek Abera Sub-county told Uganda Radio Network that the huge numbers of blackflies in Abam East village have left many farmers unable to farm in the morning and evening hours for fear of the painful bites from the flies.
10:11
10:11

Kanungu Health Officials Heighten Border Surveillance Over Ebola Outbreak in DRC 1 1

Kato Besisira, the Kanungu Assistant District Health Officer in charge of Environmental health who is also the Chairperson of the district Ebola Taskforce told our reporter that screening facilities have been placed at the Ishasha and Butogota entry points to make sure that any person crossing to Uganda is thoroughly checked.
08:33
08:33

Teenage Girls In Busia Accuse Health Workers Of Harassment 5 1

Saraha Nabwire, a teen from Sikuda sub-county, says that they now fear approaching health workers in some health centers to seek advice because of their rudeness.
08:02
08:02

Over 20 Villages in Alito Sub County Lack Clean Water 2 5

Sarah Adong, a resident of Otkwac village, says that there is a need to sink either a borehole or deep well because the open well they are using is unsafe as it floods whenever it rains.
07:39
07:39

Residents Irked by Contamination of Water Points by Gulu Abattoir Gulu Main Abattoir 1 4

Lucy Akech, the LC I of Ogony Cell in Kweyo Ward, says that the waste from the abattoir flows straight to Ogony stream where residents fetch water for domestic use since there is no borehole or piped water in the area.
07:14
07:14

Anger in Napak As Contractor Hands Over Dry Boreholes 1 Top story

Napak Resident District Commissioner, Moses Kigai Wamoto discovered that the boreholes were not working three days after their installation.
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