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15:36
15:36

Suspected Nodding Syndrome Cases Reported in Oyam

Gillian Akullu, the Oyam Resident District commissioner says the suspected cases were found in Otwal, Aleka and Abok sub-counties.
11:35
11:35

Museveni to Visit Nodding Syndrome Victims In Kitgum nodding disease 1

President Museveni will be in Kitgum to grace a thanksgiving prayer organised by Kitgum Municipality Member of Parliament Beatrice Anywar for surviving an accident that nearly claimed her life early this year. The president is also expected to meet 835 surviving victims of the Nodding Syndrome drawn from Labongo Amida and Labongo Akwang sub counties.
07:34
07:34

Nodding Syndrome Treatment Center in Omoro Facing Closure ministry of health 5

Douglas Peter Okello, the Chairperson Omoro District Nodding Syndrome Taskforce, says government suspended funding to the center in July last year citing lack of accountability from other districts with a similar problem.
08:07
08:07

Six Hospitalised With Nodding Syndrome in Kitgum 3 1

Dr. Geoffrey Akena, the acting Medical Superintendent of Kitgum hospital says the children were rushed to the hospital with severe malaria, urinary tract infections and burns among others
10:02
10:02

Acholi Chiefs Demand Report on Nodding Syndrome epilepsy 1 2 Top story

A report posted on the CDC website shows that the teams documented that Nodding Syndrome is a novel complex epilepsy syndrome, and that the head nodding was a direct manifestation of seizures that cause a brief lapse in muscle tone due to alterations in brain function.
15:13
15:13

Nodding Mothers Struggle To Raise Own Children

Several young mothers suffering from nodding syndrome in Kitgum district are facing severe difficulties in raising their children. The teenagers unwillingly became mothers after they were defiled by men who shortly abandoned them after conception. Some underwent successful caesarean operations while others experienced normal labour.
12:56
12:56

10 Nodding Victims Defiled In Pader

Ten female minors suffering from the debilitating nodding syndrome in Pader district have been defiled within the last three weeks. According to Caritas, a Catholic charity organization working to protect children in the district, some of the perpetrators have since been apprehended and remanded at Kineni government Prison.
10:11
10:11

Nodding Disease: Families Turn To Lorena Stoves As More Children Get Burnt 1

Suzan Adong Auma, a social worker with Caritas in Pader says at least two victims of the nodding disease reportedly get burnt each month.
12:21
12:21

UGX 40M Nodding Syndrome Cash Lies Idle

More than 40 million shillings meant to finance nodding syndrome activities in Pader district is still lying idle, six months after release. The money was meant for monitoring nodding syndrome affected children, supply of assorted drugs regiments and community outreaches between the months of January and May 2014.
12:08
12:08

Defiled Nodding Syndrome Victims Raise Protection Concern

The case of a 15 year old girl who was defiled twice in Pader district has raised protection concern for nodding syndrome victims. The girl, who now has an 8 months old baby was taken advantage of and defiled by her cousin, Patrick Komakech, as she went to the market in Angagura Sub County in September 2011.
11:30
11:30

Child Dies Of Nodding Syndrome Amidst Drug Scarcity In Kitgum lack of drugs 2

Another child has died of nodding syndrome in Kitgum district amidst claims of lack of drugs for treating the condition.
17:27
17:27

Red Cross Threatens to Pull Out of Nodding Disease-hit Districts 2

The Uganda Red Cross Society has threatened to suspend its operations in the districts affected by nodding disease, where it has been battling the syndrome since last year.
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