Ejwau, the Oriamo sub-county male councillor, says that his sub-county continues to seek health services from Alwa, the mother sub-county. He says that more than 15,000 people are cut off by rising water levels from Lake Kyoga.
The Deputy Chief Administrative Officer Kaberamaido, Jackson Luke Jackson Abwangamoi, was surprised to hear that the hospital administration wasn't adhering to the new directives of providing hand washing facilities at the hospital.
Margaret Apio, 47, a resident of Ochero Sub County in Kaberamaido district tested HIV positive about a year ago but to date she is yet to be enrolled a daily antiretroviral ARV treatment. Dr. Godfrey Balengera, Kaberamaido acting District Health Officer, says the likes of Apio are about 518 in the area who are not put on ARV therapy due to shortages of drugs.
Kaberamaido district is stuck with a total of 50,000 doses of Hepatitis B vaccine. The doses are part of the 130,000 doses of vaccine sent to the district by the Ministry of Health in 2016 to vaccinate people against the viral infection. The unspent 50,000 doses can still provide three doses to about 15,000 people.
Sarah Akomo, a mother of a seven month old baby from Lira district who also benefited from the medical camp, says nobody in her community wanted to associate with her child because of the birthday defect.
Doctors say this is the first time for quadruplets to be born in Soroti Regional Referral Hospital. Amuge is married to Simon Oromo (52). Oromo is a farmer and a resident of Opiiro village, Kaberamaido district. Oromo\'s cousin Ajali says the family is willing to give away the babies to a good Samaritan who can look after them well.