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10:21
10:21

Abil-Nino Health Centre III Resumes Operations 1

The facility was closed in June following an eviction order issued by the court that directed the health unit to evacuate its initial location following a longstanding land dispute with one of its neighbours.
11:36
11:36

Over 1,000 Teenage Pregnancies Recorded in Agago in One Year

Agago District Probation Office records show that the people who visited different health centres to access antenatal services during the last year included 1,339 adolescent girls aged between 12 and 19. Another 633 cases were registered between April and September 2021, most of them in the Sub Counties of Adilang and Omot.
08:02
08:02

103rd Irwa, Okello Memorial Prayers Suspended over Covid-19 1

More than 500 people including pilgrims and businessmen had by Tuesday afternoon pitched camp at the shrine with just a handful observing the standard operating procedures-SOPs.
13:20
13:20

Manpower Shortages Hamper Services in Agago District understaffing 2 1

Agago District Chairperson Leonard Ojok Opio says that they are working around the clock and engaging the Public Service Commission for an increment in the wage bill to allow them to recruit more staff. He says currently the district has a shortage of close to 500 teachers while the health sector alone requires about 100 staff considering that some health facilities will be elevated from Health Center II to Health Center III.
11:55
11:55

Lira Kato Health Centre III Closed After Staff Test Positive for Covid-19 3

Alexander Okidi, the LCV Councilor Lira Kato Sub County says that the closure of the facility situation has left patients to seek services from Adilang Health Centre in Adilang Sub County and Dr Amrozolli Hospital in Kalongo Town Council which are both more than 20 kilometres far away.
15:51
15:51

Agago District Struggles to Provide Mental Health Services 1 5

Godfrey Smart Okot, the Hospital Executive Director says that the hospital does not have a psychiatrist and trained personnel to attend to the mental health patients.
14:33
14:33

Two Arrested for Inciting Mob Against COVID-19 Patient 2

The patient, a resident of Lagar village, Lira Kato Sub County was diagnosed with COVID-19 and advised to go under home-based care but refused.
11:16
11:16

Abil-Nino Health Centre III Faces Eviction For Trespass 2

Charles Alexander Okidi, the Lira Kato Sub County Councilor, says that the dispute dates back to 2015 when Acen dragged Agago district local government to court claiming that her paternal uncle donated the land for the construction of the health center with the consent of her family.
16:44
16:44

Police in Agago District Disperses Vendors, Buyers from Weekly Market 1

The Officer-in-charge of Patongo Police station, Yunus Sebirumbi told Uganda Radio Network in an interview that the management of the market failed to adhere to directives issued by the President and the Health Ministry.
18:42
18:42

Two Health Workers Arrested in Agago over Alleged Theft of Drugs

Aswa River Region Police Spokesperson Jimmy Patrick Okema says preliminary investigation indicates that essential drugs estimated to cost shillings 5 million were stolen from the health Facility.
15:02
15:02

Health Centre in-charge in Agago Arrested over Theft of Drugs 2 2

Among the drugs and medical supplies that have reportedly gone missing include from the store are 100 HIV test Kits. Ten tins of Amoxyl capsule, three tins of Flagyl, and 81 boxes of facemasks. Others are 41 Malaria RTD kits, 32 boxes of Artemeter 20mg and Lumetuntrin 120mg.
15:16
15:16

Theater Assistant in Agago District Held over Theft of Drugs, Medical Supplies 1

Opio was arrested on Tuesday in Kalongo Town Council after being found in possession of surgical hand gloves, 20 ml iodine, surgical scissors, syringes, and a hospital bed among others at his home.
18:11
18:11

Bars Operating Behind Closed Doors COVID-19 Pandemic 1 1

Uganda Radio Network-URN established that some of the bars that have been openly operating are owned by security personnel attached to the president’s office and Uganda People’s Defence Force-UPDF.
16:44
16:44

One Dead, Another Unconscious After Drinking Hand Sanitizer in Agago Lapono Subcounty

Johnson Omona, a porter at Kaket Health Center II in Lapono Sub-county died on Sunday afternoon while being referred to Dr Ambrosoli Memorial Hospital Kalongo in Kalongo Town Council. He reportedly consumed the potent liquid on Saturday with Louis Odonga 53, a watchman at the same health facility.
13:30
13:30

Excitement as Pacer Health Center is Elevated 2

The facility which was constructed by government 2017 was elevated to Health Center III with support from World Vision Uganda. The facility serves residents from 19 villages in Parabongo Sub County.
18:44
18:44

Agago Martyrs Day Celebrations Restricted to 70 People 2

Jacob Amooti, the Acting Resident District Commissioner also chairperson district covid-19 taskforce revealed on Thursday that the decision is in line with the presidential directives on curbing the spread of covid-19.
18:58
18:58

Five Health Workers in Agago Test Positive for Covid-19

Dr Smart Okot, Chief Executive Director of Dr Ambrosoli Memorial Hospital Kalongo says the health workers are part of 250 staffs who underwent test for the contagion.
07:29
07:29

LRA Victims Call For Psycho-social Support trauma 3 3

The victims say the war has greatly affected their social lives, even more than a decade after guns fell silent with majority citing trauma as the biggest challenges they continue to battle.
08:47
08:47

Agago Dog Bite Victims Struggling to Get Treatment Agago District

At least 11 people have suffered dog bites in Agago district over the past one week. Peter Odong, the Ogole Parish Council in Lapono Sub County, says the dog bites are common in his area.
14:39
14:39

Woman in Agago Dies Giving Birth in Witchdoctor’s Shrine Lapono Subcounty

The deceased Suzan Akot in her 30’s reportedly died on Friday after delivering a baby boy, 800 meters away from her home.
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