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12:42
12:42

VHTs Protest Delayed Payment for Indoor Residual Spraying Exercise 2

According to the guidelines for the programme, each VHT member was entitled to 22,000 Shillings for each of the 24 days of the activity. However, the VHTs told Uganda Radio Network that they are yet to receive the allowances which were meant to facilitate their work.
12:23
12:23

Over 3,000 Households Reject Indoor Residual Spraying in Arua Ministry of Health 4

Gasper Drani, the Arua District Malaria Focal Point person, says that at least 3,510 homes have not been sprayed due to refusal by the residents. He further notes that some educational institutions have also rejected attempts to spray their facilities.
17:55
17:55

Delayed to Commission Health Centre III Angers Arua District Residents 1 1

The Deputy Resident District Commissioner Arua, Ham Muzamil Ezama says the delayed operationalization of the facility is becoming a security threat. But Alfred Okuonzi, the district chairperson blamed the delayed operationalization of the facility on financial constraints to among others recruit staff to run the facility and connect the facility to a reliable water source.
15:48
15:48

Landlord Threatens to Block Commissioning of Health Centre 2

According to the agreement, the Arua district local government pledged to compensate Onali Shillings 20 million for the land. However, the district only advanced him Shillings 5 million leaving a balance of Shillings 15 million.
09:23
09:23

Water Crisis Hits Logiri Health Center III in Arua District 2 3

The facility currently lacks running water for its operations following the breakdown of the only motorized borehole nearly four months ago.
17:51
17:51

Arua Residents Reject Ebola Isolation Centre 2 1

On Thursday, residents stormed the health facility in protest after they got reports that the district Ebola Taskforce has approved Kawuanzeti Health Centre III to act as the Ebola isolation center.
17:05
17:05

Absenteeism Threatens Health Service Delivery in Arua Arua district 2 1

Boniface Okuonzi, a resident of Ajia sub-county says that often, patients have been left stranded and sometimes turned away while seeking treatment at the health facilities due to the absence of the workers.
16:59
16:59

Arua Stuck With 100,000 COVID-19 Vaccines 2

The vaccines that will expire at the end of this month, were part of the consignment that was delivered in December to the district and the city by the Ministry of Health during the first round of the COVID-19 accelerated vaccination campaign.
15:40
15:40

Over 20 People Bitten by Stray Dogs in Arua this Month Dr. Willy Nguma 1 1

The same dog reportedly attacked and injured five other people in the same village. Area leaders say that border areas especially Aroi, Aivuni, Adumi, and Pajulu, all in Ayivu West, Vurra, Logiri and Arivu in Arua district and Imvepi Refugee Settlement in Terego district have in recent weeks recorded a rise in cases of dog bites.
17:36
17:36

MPs Query HIV Services to DRC as Arua District Registers New Cases HIV AIDS 5 1

But Sarah Kayagi, the Chairperson Parliamentary Committee on HIV called on the leaders of Arua to continue sharing the meager HIV services with those in DRC adding that they will task government to increased resources to meet health services demand by border districts including Arua.
19:04
19:04

West Nilers Warned Against Seeking Treatment for Animal Bites from ‘Witchdoctors Rabies Disease 4 2

Nahori Oya, the RDC Arua district who represented the Minister of Agriculture Animal industries and Fisheries-MAAIF at the national celebrations, while reading Minister Bright Rwamirama’s speech said the people of W. Nile should watch out for wild animals which may bite their dogs and transmit the deadly Rabies virus to them.
14:58
14:58

Uproar as WENRECo Declares Week Load Shedding in West Nile 4 1

“WENRECo informs its customers that there will be load shedding of electricity supply from Monday 16th to 22nd August…the areas affected include Arua Central Business District, Zombo Nebbi Pakwach …among others,” reads the notice in part.
17:44
17:44

Lack of Ambulance Services in West Nile Districts Hindering Referral of Covid-19 Patients 4 1

In Arua district, there is only one ambulance, which is inadequate to manage Covid19 cases in the district. Paul Drileba, the acting District Health Officer says the situation has become difficult to manage in the four sub-counties. Since they struggle to ensure timely referral of cases to Arua.
10:52
10:52

Arua City, District Leaders, Arua Hospital Administration Clash Over Supervision 1 4 Top story

The Hospital Director, Dr. Filbert Nyeko told the officials that there is no legal instrument mandating them to supervise and assert their authority on the management of the hospital.
18:20
18:20

DPC, MPs Clash Over Arua City's Transnight Discos under Curfew 1 5

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.
09:13
09:13

Arua City Taskforce Decries Loopholes in Home Based Care of COVID-19 Patients 1 4 Top story

Dr. Filbert Nyeko, the Director of Arua Regional Referral Hospital, says that the management of patients placed under home-based especially in poor families is challenging due to congestion in homes and poor structures.
11:19
11:19

Arua City Council Approves UGX 338 Million Covid-19 Supplementary Budget 5 2

The City Taskforce was allocated 37 Million Shillings, 188 Million to Village Health Teams, and 90 Million Shillings for the Rapid response and Surveillance Team.
10:50
10:50

West Nile, Arua City Leaders Push for Construction of Modern Mortuary 4 2

Muzaidi Khemis, the Arua Central Division Mayor, says despite serving the entire West Nile, people from DR Congo and South Sudan Nationals, the government has ignored Arua Hospital by failure to construct a bigger and modern mortuary.
14:23
14:23

West Nile Leaders Demand for Action to Recover Missing Ambulance Ambulance Services 1 3

The Health Ministry donated the missing ambulance valued at Shillings 300milion to Arua Regional Referral Hospital last year. The driver parked the ambulance in the hospital yard and left the keys behind.
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