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17:36
17:36

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

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 2 4

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 1 4

“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 1 4

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 2 5

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 2 4

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.
13:41
13:41

Arua City to Turn Former Sub County HQRs, HC 3s into COVID-19 Isolation Centers 1 4

Dr. Godfrey Apangu, the Principal Health Officer Arua City, says that they have realized that most people placed under home-based care do not follow the Standard Operating Procedures-SOPs, which is spreading the pandemic.
08:23
08:23

Arua COVID-19 Surveillance Team Complains of Harassment Paul Bishop Drileba 1 3

Paul Bishop Drileba, the acting Arua District Health Officer, says that some of the people whose samples test positive resort to insults and warn him never to call them again when he asks them to come to the district health department for assistance.
12:55
12:55

Arua District Starts Delivering ARVs to Clients in DRC 1 2

According to records, over 150 Congolese pick ARVs from Arua Regional Referral Hospital. However, they are unable to do so now because of the ban on cross border travel.
10:16
10:16

Arua Assistant CAO, Hospital Director Clash Over Death of COVID-19 Patient Sandra Ewacabo 2 3

Speaking during the COVID-19 Taskforce meeting at the district headquarters, Ewacabo tasked Dr. Filbert Nyeko to explain why patients continue dying at the hospital due to lack of Oxygen even after fixing the power problem last week.
14:42
14:42

Release of Hospital Staff Angers Arua District Leaders RDC Festus Ayikobua 1 4

Moses Odeke, a mechanic at the Arua Hospital Oxygen plant and his supervisor only identified as Peter was picked by police detectives and detained at Arua CPS for negligence following the death of 5 Covid-19 patients on Friday and Saturday.
17:05
17:05

Two COVID-19 Patients Escape from Arua Hospital Over Hunger 3 2 Top story

Christopher Dradika, the COVID-19 Regional Integrated Disease Surveillance and Response Focal Point Person to the Taskforce meeting that they have failed to trace two missing patients.
17:39
17:39

Six Markets in Arua Closed Over Flouting SOPs RDC Festus Ayikobua 3 4

Some of the markets have continued to attract traders from the Democratic Republic of Congo-DRC, Arua City and Zombo district posing a great risk of spreading Covid-19.
08:15
08:15

84 Stranded Students from West Nile Finally Arrive in Arua 2 3

The students from Makerere University, Kyambogo University, Makerere University Business School, Uganda Christian University and other institutions were stranded in the bus parks since Monday, the day schools were closed by the government as one of the measures to contain the spread of COVID-19.
16:58
16:58

Arua Hospital Hit by Shortage of Oxygen as COVID-19 Cases Surge 1 3

Arua hospital Director Dr Filbert Nyeko told the area COVID-19 taskforce today that the hospital has admitted 58 patients over the last three weeks, and lost three of the patients in admission. At the moment, the facility has 13 patients, seven of whom can only be sustained on oxygen.
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