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20:53
20:53

East Acholi to Get State-of-the-Art Eye Care Facility 1 4

Dr Pamela Atim Okot, the Medical Director of St Joseph’s Hospital Kitgum told Uganda Radio Network in an interview that overwhelming cases of eye complications in the region necessitated calls for the facility. The most common are eye trauma, refractive errors in children and adults, retinal degeneration, allergic and bacterial conjunctivitis, cataract and glaucoma.
12:50
12:50

Kitgum Quarantine Centers Closed Over Lack of Funds 1 1

According to Dr Okello, inadequate funds has greatly affected the morale of volunteers in the various taskforce committees citing that many have since left.
12:54
12:54

1,000Kgs Of Maize Flour Nears Expiry As Kitgum Quarantine Centers Remain Vacant 1

“The flour is almost getting spoilt, so we are thinking that it should be given or sold away to prominent people in the district so that they don’t get spoilt. When we need them, we shall get the food back because at the moment, the quarantine centers are empty,” Dr Okello says.
11:16
11:16

Kitgum Covid-19 Taskforce to Establish Screening Centre At Uganda-South Sudan Border Torit state 1 2

William Komakech, Kitgum Resident District Commissioner says there have been growing concerns on infiltration of South Sudanese from Torit state entering the district through Orom Sub county.
21:51
21:51

Police Recover Body of Kitgum Nurse From River 1

Dr Pamela Atim Okot, the Medical Director at St Joseph’s Hospital Kitgum, says the deceased volunteered at the facility for a year and was hired early this year.
16:54
16:54

Body of Kitgum Nurse Still Missing River Pager 1 2

Robert Mutegeki Akiiki 24 is believed to have died after being swept by fast-flowing waters as he attempted to cross the river to tend to his garden in Nyanza ward in Pager Division
12:14
12:14

Kitgum District Runs Out of Quarantine Space for Covid-19 Suspects 1 1

Dr Pamela Atim Okot, the Medical Director of Kitgum General Hospital also acknowledged that if more COVID-19 cases are registered in the district, they may not be able to accommodate more than 12 cases.
17:02
17:02

Officials Trace 26 Contacts of COVID-19 Positive Patient in Kitgum 1

The man, whose results were released on Friday, had reportedly been in the community for the past two weeks after being discharged from quarantine at Pandwong Health Center III. He was allegedly released from quarantine before getting his test results.
17:48
17:48

Quarantined Covid-19 Suspects in Kitgum Separated Over Dating COVID-19 Pandemic 2

David Aisu, the Kitgum District Internal Security Officer-DISO, says that they received credible reports indicating that some of the suspects had begun pairing up in quarantine. He notes that the suspects were living freely at the facility and making contacts with each other.
15:31
15:31

Planned Kitgum Municipality COVID-19 Isolation Unit Hangs in Balance Covid-19 Pandemic 1 1

The taskforce had initially identified the ART clinic for Adolescent HIV/AIDs counselling at Kitgum General Hospital as an isolation centre but later begun grading a different site for the establishment of the unit. The two sites were soon abandoned for not meeting the required standards and likely hefty cost implication.
12:07
12:07

198 Kitgum Nursing Students Suspended Over Demonstration Kitgum municipality 2

The students on Monday held a peaceful demonstration demanding that the school authorities reverse their decisions to allow them access mobile phones for research since the institution Computer laboratory is ill-equipped.
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