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20:47
20:47

Kween, Kapchorwa District Headquarters Closed as COVID Cases Rise 2

Authorities have announced that the district headquarters will remain closed to the general public for at least two weeks. During the two weeks, the district buildings, offices and surroundings will be fumigated to ensure that it is safe from contaminants which could lead to further spread of COVID-19.
11:53
11:53

Kapchorwa General Hospital Reopens After Two Week's Closure 2 1

Dr. Ayubu Wangubo, the Medical Superintendent Kapchorwa General Hospital, says management resolved with the Health Ministry to resume operations on Monday after thoroughly disinfecting the hospital premises.
08:07
08:07

Covid19: Body of Deceased Kapchorwa Hospital Nurse Yet to Be Buried 2 1

Anna Mary Muzaki, a nurse attached to the Covid19 treatment unit, said the burial team had failed to secure transport means to take the body for burial.
14:20
14:20

Kapchorwa Hospital Closed After 50 Medics Tested Positive for COVID-19 4 2

The notice, dated September 22 shows that 50 staff have so far tested positive, and three lives lost to COVID-19, at the facility. As a result, he added, services in the Pharmacy, the Female and male wards, Children’s Ward, Outpatient department, and the chronic care wards will be indefinitely suspended.
12:02
12:02

Sebei Women Sign Petition to End FGM Action Aid Uganda 2 3

On Monday, the women signed the petition at Noah’s Ark Hotel in Kapchorwa town during a dialogue meeting on the Cross-Generational Alternative Rites of passage in opposition to FGM in Sebei and Karamoja Region where FGM is practiced.
15:56
15:56

Kapchorwa Bans Animal Slaughter Outbreak of Anthrax 3 3 Top story

Dr. Isaac Cherista, the acting Kapchorwa District Health Officer– DHO, says the quarantine will be lifted after it is confirmed that the district is free from Anthrax.
07:06
07:06

Kapchorwa Hospital Sends Samples of Suspected Anthrax Victim to Virus Research Institute 1

Dr. Isaac Cherista, the acting Kapchorwa District Health Officer, says one of the patients he only identifies as 56-year-old Sande, the LC I chairperson of Roberwo village in East Division in Kapchorwa Municipality passed on.
07:54
07:54

Drug Stock Out Hits Kapchorwa Hospital 1

Dr. Cherista says they spent most of their supplies on last weeks accident victims involving close to 40 people.
12:33
12:33

Condom Stock Out Hits Bukwo Hospital world aids day 1 1

Johnson Zakayo, the case manager at the Antiretroviral Treatment-ART Clinic in Bukwo General Hospital, says none of the health facilities in the district has condoms.
11:28
11:28

Bukwo Cracks Whip on Errant Health Workers uganda police force 1 1

Gabriel Richard Atama, the Bukwo Chief Administrative Officer, says they decided to crack the whip after receiving a number of complaints from the community.
10:22
10:22

Two Admitted With Marburg Symptoms ministry of health

John Bosco Opio, the acting Chief Administrative Officer Kapchorwa district who doubles as the spokesperson of the Marburg task Force in Kapchorwa, says one person is also admitted in the isolation unit at Kapchorwa hospital.
10:47
10:47

Panic As Another Person Dies Of Suspected Marburg 1 2

The CAO, who is the spokesperson of the Kapchorwa Marburg Team, says they are waiting for the results of the blood samples of the deceased that were dispatched to Uganda Virus Institute UVI for examination.
07:48
07:48

Ntagali Asks Sabiny to Replace FGM

In his statement read by Sheikh Abdallah Sabila, the Kadhi Kapchorwa Muslim District, the Mufti of Uganda, Sheikh Shaban Ramadhan Mubaje, said FGM is against Gods order of creation.
13:17
13:17

Evicted From Mt Elgon Park, the Ndorobo Community Cry For Help forest reserve 5

The Ndorobo Community in Bukwo district who were evicted from Mt. Elgon Forest are socially, economically and politically marginalized and are one of the most miserable communities in Uganda. They are a minority community that comprises a cluster of Sabiny who have lived in and around Mt Elgon forest for more than two centuries, initially as hunters and gatherers but later on as sedentary pastoralists and small-scale farmers without land tenure rights.
13:05
13:05

Anti-FGM Law Yields Fruits In Sebei, Karamoja fgm act 2010 4

The enactment of Prohibition of Female Genital Mutilation -FGM Act has helped to considerably reduce the practice among the communities in the Sebei and Karamoja sub regions, according to the United Nations.
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15:19

FGM Perpetrators Work At Night 2

Perpetrators of Female Genital Mutilation-FGM in Sebei sub region have changed tactics as government moves to curb the practice.
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