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04:49
04:49

Gov't Allocates UGX 500m to Feed Children with Nodding Syndrome nodding disease 1 3

This is according to State Minister for Health Robinah Nabbanja, in response to queries raised by Aruu North MP Lucy Aciro on the plight of thousands of children who are suffering; with no food, no treatment and no intervention from the government to give them hope. Aciro said hundreds of children have since passed on.
19:00
19:00

Mothers of Nodding Victims Receive UGX 10 Million nodding disease 1

The money is meant to support mothers in Odek sub-county Omoro district. It will be put in the womens Savings and Credit group where the women can borrow and save.
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.
09:58
09:58

Appalling Road Network Hinders Treatment of Nodding Syndrome Patient nodding disease 2

Dr. Patrick Ocen, the Lira District Health Officer says most care givers are demoralized by the appalling road network since they have to cover a distance of not less than 20km each time they move to access treatment at Aromo Health Centre III.
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.
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.
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.
09:05
09:05

Girl With Nodding Syndrome Drowns In River Akoyo hope for humanity 1

A 15 year old girl affected by nodding syndrome has drowned in Akoyo River in Akoyo village, Odek Sub County in Gulu district. Esther Akello reportedly drowned on Tuesday evening while she returned home from Hope for Humans, a centre that takes care of children with nodding syndrome in Odek Sub County.
08:05
08:05

MOH On The Spot Over Nodding Disease Money 3

Parliament was on Wednesday told that 400 million shillings meant for research was spent within five days, but not on the actual activities for which it was released.
18:16
18:16

Northern MPs To Set Up Centre For Nodding Disease Victims 3

Kitgum Woman Member of Parliament Beatrice Anywar is seeking to set up a collection centre in the district for the over 7000 nodding disease victims in the Acholi sub region.
16:36
16:36

No Teachers For Nodding Syndrome Victims schools open.

Government has failed to deploy special needs teachers in Gulu to teach children affected by the nodding disease syndrome.
12:32
12:32

Museveni Defends MP Anywar Over Nodding Disease Cash 1

President Yoweri Museveni has defended Kitgum Woman MP Beatrice Anwyar over allegations that she embezzled over 50 million shillings given to her last year to transport nodding syndrome victims to Mulago Hospital for treatment.
09:30
09:30

Nodding Disease Kills 15 Pupils in Gulu 2

Okello says that 241 out of the 532 pupils in the school are suffering from nodding disease syndrome.
11:09
11:09

Suspected Masaka Nodding Disease Victims Suffering From Hysteria hysteria symptoms 1 1

Masaka Hospital doctors say 9 students who were admitted on suspicion that they might suffer from nodding syndrome are actually suffering from hysteria. The 9 girls are slated to sit for their PLE exams later this year.
12:46
12:46

Experts Yet to discover cause of Nodding Syndrome nodding disease

In a move to get a solution to the nodding syndrome, the scientists are drafting a research proposal in which they intend to bring on board partners like the involved governments, civil society, WHO and CDC in finding the cause of the disease.
19:45
19:45

Experts Meet Over Nodding Disease 1

A group of over 100 scientists convened on Monday at the Sheraton Hotel in Kampala to share experiences on nodding disease that continues to haunt children in Northern Uganda.
11:26
11:26

First Suspected Case of Nodding Disease Among Adults Reported in Nwoya disease outbreak

The first suspected case of nodding disease among adults has been recorded at Anaka Hospital in Nwoya district.
08:14
08:14

Child With Nodding Disease Starving in Gulu Hospital 1

The boy only identified as Ochaya was early this week found abandoned at the office of the Gulu Resident District Commissioner (RDC). He had been placed there overnight by unidentified people.
10:50
10:50

Nodding disease outbreak reported in Lira, one admitted northern uganda

A child, from Aromo Sub County in Lira district, has been admitted to Lira regional referral hospital’s psychiatric department after he was confirmed to be display Nodding disease symptoms. More cases expected.
17:58
17:58

University Don Arrested for Administering Herbs to Nodding Disease Patients health 1

John Bosco Ozelle, the officer in charge of criminal investigations at Gulu Central Police Station explains that the suspect visited the school in Odek Sub-county and started giving the children a concoction of herbs that he claims cures the nodding disease.
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