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15:04
15:04

Amuru RDC Orders Compulsory COVID-19 Vaccination for Frontline Workers Amuru District 1 2

In March, the district health department was the first to receive 3,000 dozes of the AstraZenica vaccine from the Ministry of Health targeting 486 registered health workers but only 10 of them have been vaccinated since then.
15:32
15:32

Elegu Residents Appeal for Massive COVID-19 Test IGAD 2 1

Jackline Atim, a resident of Lorikor West in Elegu town council says the drivers and residents were freely mixing and interacting without observing the standard operating procedures aimed at fighting the spread of COVID-19 which includes face mask wearing, social distancing and hand washing among others.
13:45
13:45

Second Phase of Indoor Residual Spraying Due to Start in Serere USAID 1 1

The spraying exercise is part of a five-year USAID-funded project in several districts of Eastern Uganda. It will involve the use of Fludora-Fusion, a new vector control solution that was recently prequalified by the World Health Organisation, after being tested against more than a dozen of resistant mosquito strains in Sub-Saharan Africa. The exercise will last 24 days, effective April 26.
15:39
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Doctors in Gulu Rally Residents to Embrace Covid-19 Vaccine COVAX facility 2 1

Dr Odong, says health workers had to come first to show an example to the general public to embrace the exercise. He rubbished misinformation making rounds on social media about the vaccines, saying the vaccines underwent all the required standard tests before approval.
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.
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.
10:20
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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.
07:36
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Gulu Task Force, Clinical School Disagree Over Relocation of COVID-19 Patients Ministry of Health 1 3

Grace Aninge, the Principal of the College says they want to use their space in both campuses to manage social distancing rules as a recommended standard operation procedure (SOP).
12:37
12:37

200 COVID-19 Patients in Acholi Still Mixing with Community Ministry of Health

According statistics obtained from the surveillance and case management committed, there 28 active cases that have not been evacuated for treatment in Omoro; 35 in Gulu, 7 in Nwoya, 15 in Amuru, 6 in Lamwo, 5 in Kitgum and 168 in Aswa Hydropower Dam.
14:10
14:10

Gulu Hospital Accumulates UGX 260M Debt For Covid19 Patient Food COVID 19 1 1

Dr. James Elima, the l Director Gulu Regional Referral Hospital, says they haven’t paid food suppliers for four months. He says the situation has forced them to suspend providing breakfast to patients and cut down on the meals from three to one each day.
17:58
17:58

Braking System Defect Caused Parliament Bus Fire- Police Omoro District 1

The Linglong bus registration number UG-0391H, attached to the Ministry of Health was evacuating 25 patients from Kitgum District to the national treatment centres in Kampala. The patients were on Monday turned away from Gulu Regional Referral Hospital due to space constraints.
15:17
15:17

Gulu Embarks on Campaign Against Neglected Tropical Diseases Ministry of Health 3

Dr William Onyai, the District Health Educator revealed that the population in Gulu District and Gulu City continues to register cases of intestinal worms; river blindness, elephantiasis, flurry worms, bilharzia and lymphatic filariasis among others.
07:29
07:29

Mosquito Net Distribution Starts in Eastern Uganda malaria prevalence 1 1

The exercise kicks off this morning in Serere, Soroti, Kalaki, Kaberamaido, Pallisa, Bukwo, Kween and Kapchorwa districts. According to the Ministry of Health, distribution teams have also arrived in Alebtong, Amolatar, Budaka, Bududa, Bugiri, Bulambuli, Butaleja, Butebo, Dokolo, Kibuku, Lira, Mbale, Namisindwa, Namutumba, Otuke and Tororo districts.
16:40
16:40

Gulu Yet to Distribute 250,000 Face Masks free face masks 2 1

The Task Force Chairperson Maj. Santo Okot Lapolo, also Resident District Commissioner says that the distribution of the face masks to the population was greatly affected lack of finance and human resources.
11:40
11:40

Health Ministry Lifts Movement Restrictions on Gulu District Ministry of Health 2 1

A 14-day lockdown had been imposed on Gulu, after a pronouncement by President Yoweri Museveni to maintain restrictions on areas that had evidence of community transmissions of the virus. At the time, there were 43 active cases of COVID-19 undergoing treatment at Gulu Regional Referral Hospital.
07:49
07:49

Gulu Leaders Want Gov’t to Increase Funding to Lacor Hospital Clinical Services 3 1

The leaders argue the hospital is overwhelmed in offering comprehensive healthcare services among which includes physiotherapy, training healthcare workers and promoting health researches in Northern Uganda.
11:44
11:44

Amuria Man Faults Hospital Over Wife’s Death Ministry of Health 5 1

Robert Okitoi, the Amuria District LC V Chairperson, says the hospital is understaffed with several gaps that need urgent attention. He observes that since the facility elevated to a General Hospital, nothing much has changed.
08:04
08:04

Princess Diana Staff Protest Absence of Masks maternity ward 2 1

The staffs are concerned that while the COVID-19 pandemic is claiming lives in different parts of the world, Soroti Hospital isn’t providing enough protection to health workers to enable them to execute their duties. URN has learnt that the facility has been receiving only 20 pieces of masks every week against the total number of 34 staff on duty each day.
15:20
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Antenatal Visits, Deliveries Drop in Health Facilities in Teso maternal health 2 1

At Serere Health Center 1V, a proposed district hospital, only 965 mothers came for antenatal care in April compared to 1,267 in March when the lockdown was announced. Records at the facility also indicate that only 170 babies were delivered at the facility in April compared to the 203 in March.
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