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18:58
18:58

Soroti Hospital Suffers Shortage of Protective Gear 1 1 Top story

Simon Kisabagire, the Principal Administrator Soroti Regional Referral Hospital acknowledged the shortage of protective gears for staff. He revealed that the Hospital has been relying on a few gears from the TB ward, which he notes have now been exhausted.
17:38
17:38

Soroti Hospital Moves to Decongest Wards in the Face of COVID-19 Soroti District 2 1 Top story

Dr. Michael Mwanga, the Director Soroti Regional Referral Hospital, says they are now limiting every patient to one attendant. He revealed that they have already issued notices to all the wards and are awaiting action on Monday evening.
13:03
13:03

Soroti Transporters Embrace Handwashing Soroti Municipality 2 1

At the main gate, two Jerrycans of water and detergents have been placed at both sides of the park for all passengers and drivers to wash hands before accessing the park. Park management has also erected a gate barring all Boda- Boda cyclists into the park.
11:01
11:01

COVID-19: Institutions Step Up Preventive Measures in Soroti Soroti district 1 1 Top story

Simon Kisabagire, the Principal Hospital Administrator, says all access points to the hospital have been served with disinfectants for all entrants in the units.
17:32
17:32

40 Arrested for Vending Drugs 2 1

The operation held in fifteen Districts, targeted 21 shift markets in Teso sub-region (Soroti, Kumu, Ngora, Bukedea, Katakwi, Amuria, Kapelbyong, Pallisa, Butebo, Serere, Kalaki, Kaberamaido) and Bukedi sub-region (Sironko, Bududa, Bulambuli).
11:13
11:13

New Physical Planning Act Excites Soroti Municipal Leaders 3 1

The New Physical Planning Act empowers local government authorities especially in urban areas to regulate, close or sue landlords and business operators without garbage management plans.
06:52
06:52

Rejected Mother Turns to Soroti Hospital for Accommodation maternity ward 2 1

According to Epaku, they at least receive a mother who has been ejected by her family each quarter. Most of the affected are teens who conceive from school.
16:03
16:03

Soroti Hospital Struggling to Operate Neonatal Unit pediatric ward 1 1

The unit operates in a tiny room within the paediatric ward. The room has three baby warmers, three infants’ beds and an incubator.
07:05
07:05

Youths Resort to Paspalum in the New Wave of Substance Abuse in Teso mental illness 1 2 Top story

Joseph Owona, the Child and Adolescent Mental Health Specialists in Soroti, says he has handled at least three cases of young people with mental disorders resulting from smoking Paspalum. He notes that effects of using smoking Paspalum are more worrying than Marijuana and other substances.
17:22
17:22

X-Ray, Ultra Sound Machines Out of Use in Gov't Hospitals Teso Sub Region 2 1

Sarah Akiror, an expectant mother from Kadungulu sought treatment from Apapai HC1V in Serere district that required an ultrasound scan. There was no scan in Apapai and was referred to Serere HC 1V, which had the same problem.
10:38
10:38

Floods Destroy 74% School Pit latrines in Amuria 4

Emmanuel Aule, the Amuru District Health and Education Secretary, says the pit latrines are filled with water while some had their roofs blown off by heavy rains.
12:21
12:21

1st Specialized Fistula Hospital Launched in Uganda child marriage 3 Top story

Rebecca Kadaga, the Speaker of Parliament, who launched the facility on behalf of President, Yoweri Museveni, warned young girls against leading reckless lives that can lead them to get fistula.
06:52
06:52

Nineteen Collapse During Soroti LDU Recruitment Drills interview 2 3

The UPDF medical team had a lot of work picking the youths who fainted along the way and rushing them to Soroti Hospital. A medical worker only identified as Ekochu told URN that they had to administer fast aid to stabilize the youths.
13:15
13:15

Soroti Hospital Mortuary Non-Functional 2 2

Michael Mwanga, Hospital Director, says that the system broken down about two weeks ago, but the facility lacks money to repair it.
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