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10:28
10:28

Kwania District Fails to Absorb UGX 900m for Recruitment of Health Workers Ministry of Health 1

Despite the shortage of health workers, the district has failed to utilize the funds which could help provide high-quality health services.
07:55
07:55

Expectant Mothers Shun Health Facilities as COVID-19 Cases Surge Ministry of Health 4

Dr. Moses Ebong, the Kwania District Health Officer says that since the government declared the lockdown to contain the second wave of COVID-19, the number of people seeking medical services has dropped.
11:25
11:25

COVID-19: Panic as Kwania Run Short of PPE, Eight Health Workers Test Positive Ministry of Health 1 2 Top story

The district registered 59 cases in the past three weeks, including eight health workers that were all referred to Lira Regional Referral hospital for treatment raising fear among the frontline health workers.
15:49
15:49

Kwania, Alebtong Register Low Uptake of Covid-19 Vaccine Ministry of Health 1 3

Dr. Tonny Odung, the Alebtong District Health Officer blamed the poor uptake of the vaccine on people spreading negative information about the AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine that is being used. He has asked the targeted frontline workers to disregard all the misinformation, saying the vaccine is safe.
15:22
15:22

Residents Demand Upgrade of Aduku Health Center IV Ministry of Health 2

The Aduku Town Council Vice Chairperson, Peter Otim, says that the influx of patients has exerted pressure on the facility leading to acute shortage of drugs. He is equally pushing for the upgrade of the said facility.
14:33
14:33

Construction of UGX 1.7 Billion Maternity Wards in Kwania District Starts MInistry of Health 3 1

Edward Eyak, the Kwania district Engineer, says the refurbishment of each health centre will cost 535 million Shillings. The funding is in addition to 1.2 billion Shillings that the district received early this year for upgrading Inomo HCII, Apire HCII and Chawente HCII.
14:49
14:49

HIV Postive People in Lango Want Gen. Muntu to Strengthen Anti Stigma Policy Ministry of Health 1 5

Natukunda Tryphena, an ambassador representing the Young People Living with HIV/AIDS in Uganda says due to weaker anti-stigma policies put in place by the government many clients are forced to abandon treatment due to stigma by some members of the community.
10:57
10:57

Kwania District Offices Closed after Ten Staff Test COVID-19 Positive Ministry of Health 3 2 Top story

Dr. Moses Ebong, the Kwania District Health Officer, says they asked the district authorities to close for 14 days to allow for disinfection.
11:18
11:18

Over 1,500 Volunteers Registered to Deliver ARVs to Patients in Lango Ministry of Health 3

Oscar Ewaa, an ambassador representing the Young People Living with HIV/AIDS in Northern Uganda, says the initiative is aimed at scaling down HIV/AIDS prevalence among youths and improve the welfare of young people living with HIV/AIDS.
13:08
13:08

2000 Residents Hit by Water Scarcity in Aduku 1 4 Top story

Robson Ogwang, a resident of Ot-Ogole says they are faced with a serious water crisis. He asked the town council officials to immediately intervene into the matter.
11:28
11:28

Health Workers to Drive Youth to Suicide in Northern Uganda Using Stigma Ministry of Health 4

Due to stigma, Amuka says, many young positive are forced to abandon medication, while some commit suicide as a result of psychological torture by some medical workers, parents and members of the community.
11:53
11:53

Kwania District Reduces Staff After Registering COVID19 Positive Case Ministry Of Health 2

Albina Awor, the Kwania District Chief Administrative Officer, says they decided to reduce staff to ensure social distancing and stop the disease from spreading among staff.
12:29
12:29

Residents Decry Appalling State of Maternity ward at Nambieso Health Center III Ministry of Health 1 3

Martin Odongo, Alex Okello and Merry Awino, residents of Nambieso Sub County asked government to consider constructing a modern maternity ward at the facility.
07:58
07:58

Kwania VHTs Demoralized Over Lack of Facilitation Abwong HCIII 4

Joel Peter Akoco, the Abongomola Sub-county VHT coordinator, says most members of his team are quitting due to lack of facilitation. He says the Shillings 10,000 given to them each quarter isn’t sufficient for them to meet their expenses.
07:22
07:22

Apac LC 5 Chairperson, Two Others in Trouble for Flouting Covid-19 Guidelines Ministry of Health 2

The trio was picked up on Sunday night by a team of Police officers from Kwania Central Police Station led by the District Internal Security Officer- DISO David Komakech for holding a campaign meeting in contravention of Covid-19 preventive guidelines.
12:58
12:58

Patients Sharing General Ward With Dead Bodies in Aduku Health Center IV Ministry of Health 1 4

Aduku HHealth Center IV, a Kwania health sub district hospital that serves Kwania and patients from the neighboring Kole, Apac and Dokolo districts receives over 900 patients on a monthly basis according to the report from OPD however the facility operates without mortuary.
18:16
18:16

Health Centers in Kwania Get Facelift Health Ministry 4 2

The repairs are being done in a phased manner and funded by the government in partnership with the World Bank under the Results-Based Financing (RBF) project. The repairs are being done in a phased manner and funded by the government in partnership with the World Bank under the Results-Based Financing (RBF) project.
14:34
14:34

Mothers Paying for Services at Kwania Public Health Facilities. 2

Brenda Apio, a resident of Okwor Village in Etekober parish, Nambieso Sub County says, she delivered at Nambieso HCIII with the help of an elderly woman because the midwife was attending to another mother but she was still asked to pay the illegal 5000 shillings before she could go home.
07:56
07:56

Kwania District Confirms First Covid-19 Case, 50 Put Under Quarantine 1

The 50 people are primary contacts to a 40-year-old Covid-19 victim, a resident of the same Village who works with Uganda National Road Authority, (UNRA)
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