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12:46
12:46

LRRH Still Transporting Refilled Oxygen Cylinders from Kampala lack of oxygen 1 4

Although the hospital has an oxygen plant, its production does not match the demand especially during the surge of COVID_19. The current plant which has the capacity to produce 30 oxygen cylinders is now producing at least 25 yet the unit uses approximately 60 cylinders per day.
07:35
07:35

4000 Teachers Vaccinated in Lira City 4

Jasper Abura, the Principle Education Officer of Lira City explains that the department has met its set target and still hopes to have more teachers vaccinated. He notes that non-vaccinated teachers will not access learning institutions.
12:16
12:16

Teachers in Lira Embrace COVID-19 Vaccination MInistry of Health 6 1

On Monday, a total of 220 teachers had received their first dose while 151 received their second dose.
16:29
16:29

DNA Results Confirm Recovered Remains in Lira Are For Missing 4-Year-Old Girl 2 2

In April Akello went missing from Dilish Adero, her mother at Timber Yard in Lira City East Division. She was last spotted moving with a stranger from a restaurant within the same area.
12:22
12:22

Lira Runs out of COVID-19 Vaccine Amidst Overwhelming Demand 5 1

On Wednesday, hundreds of people who had turned up to receive their second jab were turned away after being told that the vaccines were finished.
21:27
21:27

Residents Vandalize Ngetta ZARDI Irrigation Scheme 3

Dr Laban Frank Turyagenda, the Director of Research at the institute says that the chain link surrounding the fish pond was also destroyed by unknown people.
12:26
12:26

Lira Hospital Intensive Care Unit Lacking Specialists Ministry Of Health 4

Stephen Obbo, the Director Lira Regional Referral Hospital explained that they are operating as a High Dependent Unit (HDU) instead of the ICU due to lack of specialized staff.
11:43
11:43

Lira Hospital Expands COVID-19 Treatment Centre COVID_19 1 3

Judith Namirimu Polah, a Senior Principal Nursing Officer supervising the treatment centre explained that the facility is filled up due to the surge in the number of cases. She explains that the extra treatment centre will be located in two tents within a designated area at the hospital.
16:48
16:48

COVID-19: Lira Treatment Center Lacks N95 Masks 4

Judith Namirimu Polah Nanyonjo, a Senior Principal Nursing Officer (SPNO) at Lira Regional Referral Hospital explained that the lack of PPEs is a major challenge.
09:31
09:31

Newborn Screening Program for Sickle Cell Launched in Lira Hospital sickle cell disease 5

CONSA will combine newborn screening and early intervention using the standard of care regimen that includes routine immunization, folic acid administration and anti-bacterial prophylaxis among others.
07:00
07:00

IRS Reduces Malaria Prevalence in Lira by 15% Ministry Of Health 5 1 Top story

Geoffrey Ariko, the Lira District Bio-stat Officer, explains that malaria cases kept increasing throughout the year up to 33.7%. He, however, says that they recorded a sharp decline in Malaria cases between December 2020 and March 2021 following the implementation of IRS program in May 2020.
20:24
20:24

Lira City Launches Second Phase of USMID Project 2 3

The second phase, budgeted at a total cost of 37.6 billion shillings, will cater for works along Obangakene road measuring 0.18km, Noteber 0.251km, Aber 0.204, Olwol 0.534, Uhuru Rd. 0.3km and Boundary road 2.177km.
14:10
14:10

Pictorial: Over 300 Students Graduate at Lira University 11

The colorful ceremony which is being held at the University’s graduation ground is virtually being attended by Hon. Janet Kataha Museveni, the Minister for Education and Sports as the chief guest and Minister of State for Sports Hon. Denis Hamson Obua among other dignitaries.
13:50
13:50

Lira City to Privatize Garbage Management 1 4

According to the proposal, the city council will relinquish the responsibility for garbage handling to the private firms whose services will have to be directly paid for by the residents that wish to have their waste materials collected.
11:33
11:33

Leaders in Lango Raise Concern About Poor Performance of NUSAF III Project NUSAF-III 3

In Kole district, the government disbursed 4.5 Billion Shillings to work on 24 community access roads, procure 120 animals and support tree planting initiative for livelihood change, but only 18 community access roads were worked on, 97 animal procured.
17:23
17:23

Water Crisis Hits Lira City 1 3

Geoffrey Obonyo is the proprietor of Triple restaurant along Olwol road. He says that the water shortage has forced the water price to increase from between Shillings 200 to between Shillings 1000 to 500 per 20 liter jerrycan.
11:29
11:29

Minister Vows to Fight Contractor if he Gives 'Kick Back' to Anyone 2 4

Dr. Acheng cautioned the officials and other people involved in the project against corruption saying most times, it’s the leaders and senior civil servants who cause shoddy work by asking for "kick back"
05:49
05:49

Government to Inject Shs 3.5billion to Construct Lango Palace 4 1

Hon. Grace Freedom Kwiyocwiny, the Minister in charge of Northern Uganda explained that the construction that is now being undertaken by CMD Investment Limited had stalled for many years due to a number of challenges including cultural institutional conflicts.
12:27
12:27

Teachers in Lira Trained on Revised Curriculum new curriculum 4 1

Anna Mary Apio, a teacher at Rachele Comprehensive Secondary School believes that the new curriculum will help students apply the skills acquired directly unlike the past where students are trained to pass exams.
19:06
19:06

Health Workers in Lira Trained on COVID-19 Rapid Diagnostic Test MInistry of Health 2 1

The training follows an initiative started by the Ministry of Health in improving accessibility to testing services for purposes of ensuring that all cases are detected and attended to at the earliest stage.
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