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16:43
16:43

Measles Reported Among Refugee Arrivals in Adjumani 3

Adjumani District Health Officer, Dr. Dominic Drametu, says they detected the cases while screening the new arrivals at the transit center. He says that their findings show that the affected children were not vaccinated against measles.
09:21
09:21

Adjumani Hospital Suffers Shortage of Beds Adjumani District 5 1

Gloria Ondora, a mother admitted to the Maternity Ward in Adjumani Hospital revealed that the patients sleeping on the floor due to inadequate beds contract infections because the floor is not cleaned regularly.
12:23
12:23

Recurrent Violent Conflicts Delay Reopening of Apaa Health Centre II 4 1

Anthony Akol, the Kilak North Member of Parliament in Amuru district where the area is located, told URN on Friday that seven pregnant mothers and their unborn babies have lost their lives since last year due to inaccessibility of health services in the area.
08:01
08:01

Apaa Conflict Reconciliatory Meeting Called Off Apaa land conflict. 1

Religious, cultural and political leaders from Adjumani and Amuru districts were expected to attend the meeting in a bid to restore constant peace among the two sects.
17:04
17:04

Refugees Ask Gov'to Scale Up Kitchen Gardening to Alleviate Hunger refugee settlements 4 1

Adao Chol, a resident of Ayil II settlement camp in Ajumani says the refugee community in the country have very limited land allocated to them, measuring 25x30 or 30x30 meters which they can't use for large-scale agriculture. She observes that once they are trained on management of kitchen gardens, it will ensure food security.
08:42
08:42

Grenade Explosion Kills Six, Critically Injures Five Others in Adjumani 2

Josephine Angucia, the West Nile Regional police spokesperson, says the minors picked up the explosive from a bush near the settlement around 2 pm and tried to cut it using a machete triggering it to explode.
10:15
10:15

Refugee Children Miss Out on Home Based Learning in Adjumani Adjumani District 3 1 Top story

According to Arual, they were advised to buy radio sets for the children to follow lessons broadcast on the radio at the time families could hardly get food on the table.
11:00
11:00

Language Barrier Affecting COVID-19 Responses in Refugee Settlements Gulu University 1 1 Top story

Details from a joint research released by the Center for Health and Social Economic Improvement, Makerere University, Gulu University and Ministry of Health early this week point the knowledge gap among refugees in relation to responses against COVID-19 at 40 per cent.
12:20
12:20

Mobile Covid-19 Testing Laboratory in Adjumani Runs Out Of Reagents Ministry of Health

The laboratory, which was established at the premises of Adjumani hospital, serves all the districts of West Nile region, parts of northern Uganda and has the capacity to run over 500 Covid-19 samples in a day.
22:08
22:08

UNHCR Launches Free Distribution of Facemasks to Refugees in Adjumani Terra Renaissance 2

She disclosed that this will ease movement and socioeconomic activities among the refugees and host communities now that wearing a facemask has been made mandatory by government to curtail spread of coronavirus in the country.
10:44
10:44

Mobile Covid-19 Laboratory Starts Operations in Adjumani Adjumani Hospital

Dr George Bhoka Adjumani District Health Officer notes that with the Laboratory in operation, results will be declared in only two hours, saving the health department from excess expenditure on fuel, staff allowances and wear and tear of ambulances.
15:32
15:32

Adjumani District Seeks Additional 1.7b to Fight Against COVID-19 COVID-19 pandemic. 3

According to Leku, due to the lack of money, many of the front liners are demoralized and not willing to work and yet the district is continuing to register community cases. He adds that, they have already exhausted the 165 million shillings given by government with most of it going in case management.
13:11
13:11

WFP Cuts Refugee's Food to Uganda by 30% 2

Uganda currently hosts over 1.4 million refugees from South Sudan, Democratic Republic of Congo and Burundi among other countries. Lydia Wamala, the WFP Uganda Office spokesperson, says the reduction is as result of the Corona Virus pandemic, also known as COVID-19.
15:07
15:07

Adjumani Coronavirus Patient Out of Danger-Hospital Adjumani hospital 1 1

The Adjumani Hospital Superintendent, Dr. Michael Ambaku told URN in a phone interview on Tuesday morning that the suspect has recovered from the symptoms of Corona virus, adding that they are now waiting for results from additional samples to decide on whether or not to release him.
07:21
07:21

South Sudanese Continue Entering Uganda Despite Border Closure Titus Jogo 2

Titus Jogo, the Adjumani Refugee Desk Officer told URN over the weekend that they receive between 30-34 South Sudanese nationals on daily basis. He explained that the refugees enter Uganda through the porous border, which stretches from Moyo to Lamwo district.
07:45
07:45

Refugee Mothers Embrace Kitchen Gardening to Curb Malnutrition Dzaipi sub county, 2 2 Top story

Rachael Kitimbo Kayemba, a Nutritionist with Medical Teams International– MTI told URN that expert mothers help to train other families in the community to curb malnutrition and refer affected children to health workers.
10:48
10:48

Violence Cripples Health Service delivery in Disputed Apaa Apaa conflict 1

According to Bhoka, the district has been battling a measles outbreak since February this year. The most affected areas include Itirikwa Sub County, which hosts the disputed Apaa Township. The others are Ofua and Pakele sub counties and Adjumani town council.
16:48
16:48

UNHCR Sets Up Complaints Desk in Refugee Camps

The desk will handle complaints within refugee camps. This follows a recent strike by refugees in Yumbe district over delay in food distribution.
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