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08:24
08:24

Lira Regional Referral Hospital Gets New OPD, Casaulty Unit 3 7

The construction was co-funded by the Government of Uganda and the Government of Japan as part of the government’s initiative to rehabilitate Regional Referral Hospitals in Northern Uganda.
14:09
14:09

Lira City Contributing Highest Number of COVID-19 Patients in Lango 3

Dr. Jane Ruth Aceng, attributes the problem on the laxity in following the Standard Operating Procedures.
12:46
12:46

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

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.
15:42
15:42

Only 620 Health Workers Vaccinated in Lira 5 1

However, at Lira Regional Referral Hospital, Dr. Stephen Obbo, the hospital’s director says over 90% of the staff there has been vaccinated. Adding that efforts are underway to ensure that the remaining percentage also receive the jab.
08:45
08:45

COVID-19 Vaccination Cards on Sale in Lira 4 1

While addressing the COVID-19 task force meeting on Thursday, Kareiga informed the team that the circulation of fake vaccination cards has been recorded at Lira Regional Referral Hospital. He however did not disclose the number of people involved in the unscrupulous deal for fear of jeopardizing investigations.
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.
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.
07:44
07:44

Lira Covid-19 Treatment Centre Filled Up COVID_ 19 2

Milton Odongo, the Lira Resident District Commissioner who doubles as the chairperson District task force, says that they have identified three treatment centres. They include Lira University teaching Hospital, PAG HCIII and Amach HCIV as new treatment centers.
17:25
17:25

Lira Hospital Temporarily Closes Gates to Public Over COVID-19 Infections COVID- 19 1

Although he was a known diabetic patient, there is speculation that his condition worsened when he contracted Covid19 leading to his death. Two other health workers at Lira Regional Referral Hospital tested positive for Covid19 on September 5th, 2020.
23:57
23:57

MPs Probe Delayed Completion of Lira Hospital Staff Housing Project 3 1

The 16 unit staff housing project was handed to M/S Block Technical Services on June 14, 2018. However, the works commenced on Ju;y 17, 2018 and was expected to be completed by January 17 2020.
10:41
10:41

Lira Hospital Staff on the Run for Theft of Medical Supplies 2

Milton Odongo, the Lira Resident District Commissioner, says the accused person requisitioned the gloves from the stores under the disguise of distributing them to other staffs and delivered to a private ambulance.
15:27
15:27

Amuru COVID-19 Task Force Concerned About Mairungi Trade Among Security Personnel 1 2

Geoffrey Oceng, the Amuru District Covid-19 Task Force Chairperson says that Mairungi is being illegally transported by long-distance cargo truck drivers who supply consumers who include security personnel in Elegu while retail dealers use the porous border points to sneak the substance into South Sudan.
21:26
21:26

Two COVID-19 Positive Truck Drivers Admitted in Lira COVID_ 19 1 3

The admitted drivers; one who was heading to Kampala and another who was heading to Kenya, had entered the country through Elegu Border Post. Upon posting positive results, they were tracked and intercepted from Kamdini Town Council and taken to Lira Regional Referral Hospital Mental Unit for treatment.
10:10
10:10

Man Shot By Police Officers in Pader Succumbs to Injuries

Bosco Odong a resident of Arukutuma village in Lagile Parish, Awere sub county died last night, shortly after being referred to the hospital in critical condition for emergency medical treatment.
07:44
07:44

33 Contacts of COVID-19 Positive Truck Driver Quarantined in Lira 1

The 33 who came in contact with him include 17 females and 16 males. Five of these people have been classified as high-risk contacts because they were in direct contact with the driver, the other 28, were indirect contacts and have therefore been classified as low risk.
13:51
13:51

Lira Hospital Suspends Operations of Outpatient Department COVID- 19 3 1

Patients requiring services are now being advised to access nearby health facilities which include Anyangatir HCIII, Ober HCIII, PAG HCIII and Akitenino HCII.
18:38
18:38

Lira Fire Victims Languish At Kitgum Hospital As Facility Runs Out Of Medicine 3 1

A caretaker of one of the victims told URN on condition of anonymity so as to speak freely on the matter that she has so far spent Shillings 60,000 to purchase antibiotic, pain relievers, gauze, and gloves to be used by medical personnel to treat her patient.
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