Dr. Michael Mwanga, the Hospital Director says that all patients presenting with high temperatures are subjected to further screening to rule out possible existence of the deadly virus. He explained that the hospital has now been equipped with medical supplies including 200 respirators for health workers to manage any condition.
Dr. Michael Mwanga, the Director Soroti Regional Referral Hospital, says they are now limiting every patient to one attendant. He revealed that they have already issued notices to all the wards and are awaiting action on Monday evening.
Desert locusts that invaded Uganda over two weeks ago through Karamoja have been seen mostly in rural areas. But this morning, the insects invaded Soroti, the biggest town in Teso, sending many residents in disarray.
Following his death, Teso leaders, including Members of Parliament and Ministers from the region engaged government on the possibility of returning his remains for burial. Government later consented and directed the Ministry of Public Service to coordinate the arrangements.
Joseph Owona, the Child and Adolescent Mental Health Specialists in Soroti, says he has handled at least three cases of young people with mental disorders resulting from smoking Paspalum. He notes that effects of using smoking Paspalum are more worrying than Marijuana and other substances.
Ekemu who served as the Soroti Municipality Mp from 2006 to 2011 succumbed to cancer of the liver at his home at Seeta, Mukono, a day after he was discharged from Nsambya Hospital where he was undergoing treatment.
A couple who gave birth to conjoined twins in Soroti on Tuesday are begging for financial aid to enable them transport the babies for necessary operation in Kampala. Esther Akello (19), a peasant, was operated upon yesterday to help remove the siamese twins at Soroti regional referral hospital.
At least 39 families have moved into Nakatunya Market in Western Division, Soroti Municipality. One of the residents in Nakatunya Market who occupies two lockups told URN that he decided to move his family there because they are habitable.
A 27-year-old mother of seven has been abandoned by her husband after producing three sets of twins. Rose Iliu says she gave birth to her first born child in 2004 before getting three sets of twins in 2006, 2008 and 2012 respectively.
What was your Lent fasting and abstinence vow this season? A priest from Gulu swore to his God that he would ride around Uganda on a bicycle trying to raise awareness against corruption. 60-year-old Reverend Innocent James Otto is almost done with his Lent promise.
Andrew Francis Obirai, the man suspected of attacking his estranged lover with acid, failed to appear in court on Thursday. Obirai was to appear in the Chief Magistrates court presided over by Baker Rwatooro.