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06:53
06:53

Private Facilities Reap Big as Soroti Hospital Fails to Run X-ray Services Medical equipment 1 1 Top story

The private facilities charge between Shillings 25,000 and 50,000 for X-ray and ultra-sound scan services. At KAM Images Center, just opposite the hospital, a number of patients line up every day to access X-ray and other services. Others patients end up at Soroti Community or Joint Clinic among other renowned private facilities.
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MoH Recognizes Soroti Medics for Successful Siamese Twins Operation Minister Helen Adoa 2 1

A team of medics led by Dr Joseph Epodoi, the Consultant Surgeon successfully separated conjoined twins comprising one live twin and another dead twin. The twin girls had been delivered by caesarean birth at Amuria District Hospital to Joyce Alinga, a resident of Aujongor Village, Obalanga Sub County in Kapelebyong district.
08:12
08:12

Soroti RDC Bars Hawkers from Selling Goods in Gov't Offices 1

Okumu says that some of the hawkers are spies who access offices with intentions of stealing while others hatch plans that compromise security in the district.
08:03
08:03

NDA Moves to Register Herbalists 2 3

According to Mutyaba, the Health Ministry has since established that 60% of Ugandans consume herbal medicine. He reveals that NDA has so far registered and cleared over 180 locally made herbal medicines.
09:40
09:40

Soroti Teachers Want COVID-19 Vaccination Extended Nearer to Them 3 1

But Stephen Otim, the Chairperson of Arapai Sub County head teachers association, says that teachers find it difficult to travel for more than ten kilometers to get the COVID-19 jab because they are busy trying to cover the syllabus.
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Soroti Hospital Needs a Revamp to Perform Better - Dr. Epodoi Parliament sessions 2 1

Dr. Epodoi and the team of 14 other medics performed a historic surgery on March 26th, 2021 after successfully separating a conjoined live twin from the dead sister. The deceased twin had taken six days and was decomposing by the time of the operation.
12:24
12:24

Parliament to Honour Soroti Medics for Successful Conjoined Twins Operation 1 1

The team led by Dr. Joseph Epodoi, the Consultant Surgeon at Soroti Regional Referral Hospital successfully separated conjoined twins comprising one alive and one dead apart. The conjoined twins had been referred to Mulago National Referral Hospital but medics there declined to carry an operation citing high risks to the living twin.
14:47
14:47

District Council Allocates Land for Expansion of Soroti Hospital Soroti University 2 1

Soroti Hospital is one of the 13 public Regional Referral Hospitals in the country. The 274-bed facility now serves ten districts with a population of two million people across the Teso Sub Region. It was started as a syphilis treatment centre in the mid-1920s, became a district hospital in 1978 and elevated to Regional Referral Hospital in 1996.
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Soroti Medics Successfully Separate Conjoined Twins Ignored at Mulago 1 1 Top story

The team led by Dr. Joseph Epodoi, the Consultant Surgeon, entered the theatre at 11:00am to conduct the complicated operation that lasted about five hours. The conjoined twins shared the liver and chest walls, adding that by the time of the operation, the deceased twin had already started rotting.
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14:40

Soroti Medics Face Test to Separate Dead Conjoined Twin from Living Sister conjoined twins 1

Dr. Joseph Epodoi, the Consultant Surgeon at Soroti Regional Referral Hospital confirmed that the living conjoined baby had stayed alive for six days and that gives them hope that they can carry a successful operation to save the life of surviving baby.
12:32
12:32

African Swine Fever Outbreak Confirmed in Soroti pigs 1 2

Dr Patrick Eyudu, the Soroti District Production Officer, says that the number of dead pigs has gone beyond 50 with the latest outbreak being reported in Tubur sub-county.
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93 Test Positive for COVID-19 in Teso COVID-19 Pandemic 1 1

Results from the Ministry of Health on November 21 indicated 93 new cases from Teso Sub Region out of 301 recorded. across the country.
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08:24

Mourners Fundraise to Save COVID-19 Patients in Soroti Dr. Wilson Etolu 1 1

The idea to fundraise was conceived on Thursday during the requiem mass at Akisim Primary School, when mourners heard that the late Etilu was referred to Mulago National Referral Hospital due to constant power blackouts at Soroti hospital that affects oxygen supply to COVID-19 patients.
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Several Rural Churches Remain Closed in Teso Over COVID-19 SOPs COVID-19 Lockdown 1 1

Mathew Omagor, the Bishop of Central Teso Pentecostal Assemblies of God says that only about a quarter of 350 churches in his pastorate have complied and resumed prayers.
11:48
11:48

Emorimor Energises Fight Against Aids 2 1

The program which is going to run across of Teso district is being facilitated by ministry of gender labor and social development together with TASO Soroti regional office.
12:48
12:48

Four Buses Impounded for Violating Covid-19 Guidelines Soroti Bus Park 1 1

Before resuming public transport, authorities in Soroti met with transporters and guided them on the SOPs. In their resolutions, all the buses and taxis were to park strictly in their respective parks located along old Mbale Road.
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Panic in Soroti as Two Casual Labourers Die Mysteriously Soroti City 3 1

Julius Adiaka, a resident of Moru- Apesur Cell C, says the old men could have died due to heavy load as they struggle to carry rubbish on empty stomachs.
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Distribution of Gov't Face Masks Delayed in Soroti Soroti District 3 1

Sam Eremu, the village chairperson of Awinyi in Kamuda Sub County says he received masks but does not have the time to distribute them to the community. He argues they are being exploited by the government which has not considered their welfare.
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08:56

Several Households Miss Out on Mosquito Net Distribution in Serere, Soroti soroti district 1 4

According to the Ministry of Health guidelines, each mosquito net is planned for two people and a family unit can get up to six mosquito nets. But Rose Alado, the district representative for People with Disabilities in Serere says that the exercise is uncoordinated and that some of the residents received fewer nets than planned.
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Soroti Hospital Discharges Baby Implanted in the Liver Amuria Hospital 1 1

She was operated by a team of specialists led by Dr Joseph Epodoi, a senior consultant surgeon, Dr John Oumo Ekunait, the Senior Consultant, Gynecology and Dr Irene Chebet, Obstetrician among others on June 16, 2020, after close monitoring that lasted almost two months.
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