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18:13
18:13

Jigger Infestation Reported in Lamwo jiggers 2

Ocen Richard Kwang, the Lamwo Chairperson Standing Committee on Health revealed that the jiggers started troubling several households in January. Ocen says that it is the first time jiggers have ravaged the district.
13:48
13:48

10 Children Admitted over Jigger Infestation in Rubanda jiggers 6

District Chairman Kenneth Jogo Biryabarema says that the jiggers had plagued the childrens feet, fingers, thighs and buttocks. He adds that all of the children affected by the problem are malnourished and in dire need of medication.
11:16
11:16

Jiggers Infestation Reported in Rubanda District resident 1 4 Top story

Epaphras Ntamusore, a resident of Nyakabungo village in Kashasha parish, says the jigger infestation in the area started in 2015 but the situation worsened this year.
15:02
15:02

Kyabazinga Set for Health Sensitization Tour in Busoga Kingdom public health 1

Dr. Steven Senyonjo, a Public Health Consultant at Jinja Regional Referral Hospital, says there is need to transform the mindset of people in Busoga sub region on personal hygiene and sanitation in homes. He says in 2009 some of the people attributed the problem of jiggers in the region on the conflict over the Kyabanzinga, a thing he says is false.
12:27
12:27

Worry as Jinja Jigger Patients Share Sharp Objects for Treatment jiggers 4

It’s reported that because of the high levels of poverty in the jigger infested areas, majority of the victims cannot afford the cost of treatment as well as the purchase of safety pins and razor blades.
15:27
15:27

Lira Hospital Stuck With Jigger Infested Child jiggers

The 12 year old child was rushed to the facility on the orders of police after his grandfather Jasper Kali (50) was arrested by the police last Saturday for child neglect. Hospital authorities are not sure what to do with Okori as no relatives have come forward to claim the minor since his grandfather was arrested.
11:16
11:16

Bugiri To Import Cow Dung To Fight Jiggers jiggers in busoga

Bugiri district health officials have resolved to start importing cow dung from the cattle corridor districts for use in the fight against jiggers that are invading area again.
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