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13:03
13:03

Gulu University Laboratory Rolls Out COVID-19 Testing Services Faculty of Medicine 2

The 4.5 million dollars’ complex laboratory under the Faculty of Medicine was constructed with a subsidy from the African Development Bank
07:59
07:59

Strange Skin Disease Outbreak Reported in Amolatar District Ministry of Health 2

According to the affected residents, their attempts to find a solution have been futile since the available skin ointment hasn’t helped.
09:29
09:29

Mental Illness in Youth in Lango Attributed to Alcoholism, Drug Abuse Ministry of Health 2 1

Report from Lira Psychiatric Department at the Regional Referral Hospital indicates that about 1,950 cases of mental illness of young people ages 19 to 36, have been reported to the facility within a period of six months.
16:33
16:33

Impassable Roads Force Pregnant Mothers in Gulu to Resort to TBAs Gulu District 1 1

Susan Aber, one of the traditional birth attendants at Tee-Ladwong Parish says that she receives 3 to 4 mothers turning up for delivery each month at her home.
12:16
12:16

Oyam Patients Forced to Work on Medics' Farms in Exchange for Treatment Ministry of Health 2 2

Surprisingly, the officers in charges of Ngai HCII, Otwal HCIII and Atura HCIII equally agreed with the findings saying they are working on ways of solving the problems.
14:52
14:52

Acholi Cultural Festival Suspended Over Covid-19 COVID-19 Pandemic 1 1 Top story

Ambrose Olaa, the Acholi Premier told Uganda Radio Network in an interview on Monday that this year’s event has been called off in conformity with the ban of public gatherings by the Health Ministry.
14:49
14:49

HIV Postive People in Lango Want Gen. Muntu to Strengthen Anti Stigma Policy Ministry of Health 5 1

Natukunda Tryphena, an ambassador representing the Young People Living with HIV/AIDS in Uganda says due to weaker anti-stigma policies put in place by the government many clients are forced to abandon treatment due to stigma by some members of the community.
12:08
12:08

Anyacoto Health Center II Operates without Functional Toilets Ministry of Health 4 1

Alfred Okello, a resident of Anyacoto Village blames the Sub County leadership for failure to allocate funds to build a new latrine at the health facility. Okello says currently patients visiting the facility answer nature’s call in a nearby bush, which possess a huge health risk.
10:57
10:57

Kwania District Offices Closed after Ten Staff Test COVID-19 Positive Ministry of Health 3 2 Top story

Dr. Moses Ebong, the Kwania District Health Officer, says they asked the district authorities to close for 14 days to allow for disinfection.
12:07
12:07

Thugs Break into Ibuje Health Center III in Apac District Ministry of Health 2

Geoffrey Anyac, the in charge Ibuje Health Center III says the incident occurred on Tuesday night when the health facility was not guarded since the security guard was on a sick leave and no patient was admitted at the ward.
11:18
11:18

Over 1,500 Volunteers Registered to Deliver ARVs to Patients in Lango Ministry of Health 3

Oscar Ewaa, an ambassador representing the Young People Living with HIV/AIDS in Northern Uganda, says the initiative is aimed at scaling down HIV/AIDS prevalence among youths and improve the welfare of young people living with HIV/AIDS.
07:28
07:28

Lira Regional Referral Hospital X- Ray Unit Closed Over Radiation Leakage Ministry of Health

A source at the facility told URN that the X-ray unit was closed on October 15th, 2020 because the radiation from the X-ray machine was exposing the operators to danger.
11:28
11:28

Health Workers to Drive Youth to Suicide in Northern Uganda Using Stigma Ministry of Health 4

Due to stigma, Amuka says, many young positive are forced to abandon medication, while some commit suicide as a result of psychological torture by some medical workers, parents and members of the community.
07:28
07:28

Omoro Seeks Support for Reopening of Nodding Disease Treatment Centre Omoro District 1 1

According to Okao, two of the 217 victims in the district died after being returned to their parents when the center collapsed a year ago. He asks Ministry of Health to consider reopening the Centre to support the rehabilitation, care and treatment of such children.
17:07
17:07

Kitgum Receives 15,000 Face Masks For Learners Ministry of Health 1 1

Kitgum Resident District Commissioner William Komakech says that 7,600 face masks will be distributed to schools in Sub Counties while 7,752 will be given to learners in schools within the Municipality.
23:59
23:59

Unyama National Teachers' College Open New Term With Psychological Therapy Sessions social distancing 1 1

David Basadah, the Principal of the College told Uganda Radio Network in an interview that the students and their lecturers have returned to the college with stress and psychological challenges.
07:01
07:01

Former Lira Mayor Succumbs to COVID-19 Ministry of Health 3 1

Tonny Obonyo, a member of the deceased’s family, says Owiny was admitted two weeks ago after developing serious health complications. He says they are in talks with the authorities to ensure the deceased’s burial confirms with the standard operating procedures.
12:29
12:29

Residents Decry Appalling State of Maternity ward at Nambieso Health Center III Ministry of Health 3 1

Martin Odongo, Alex Okello and Merry Awino, residents of Nambieso Sub County asked government to consider constructing a modern maternity ward at the facility.
10:20
10:20

Gulu Covid19 Burial Team Decries Lack of Facilitation, Tools Ministry of Health 1 1 Top story

However, the Gulu District Health Officer, Yoweri Idiba, says the team lacks facilitation to motivate the members.
11:51
11:51

LCI Chairpersons in Kitgum Faulted for Inflating Numbers of Face Masks Beneficiaries Ministry of Health 3 1

The Resident District Commissioner William Komakech who also doubles as the Chairperson district Covid-19 taskforce says the numbers of beneficiaries submitted by LCI Chairpersons are abnormally higher than the projected district population.
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