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07:38
07:38

40,000 Refugees in Lamwo Receive Free Face Masks 1 7

The reusable masks were on Wednesday distributed by the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees- UNHCR.
15:03
15:03

Lamwo Turns Refugee Reception into Quarantine Centre South Sudan Refugee 1

Lamwo Resident District Commissioner James Nabinson Kidega says the reception centre will provide temporary shelter for the drivers as they wait for testing and laboratory results.
11:50
11:50

Kitgum COVID-19 Taskforce Rejects Lamwo's Request for Quarantine Space

Charles Byamugisha Maserino, the Sector Intelligence Officer for Kitgum and Lamwo districts noted that Lamwo district officials have requested to relocate some suspects to Kitgum due to space challenges.
12:01
12:01

Lamwo Sugarcane Project Suffers Setback as Transportation of Casual Workers is Halted Atiak Sugar Factory 3

Horyal Investment Holding Company Limited had planned to transport the laborers to Katunguru Pa Wod Ating Village in Ayuu Alali Parish in Palabek Kal Sub County to plant seed canes on 6,500 hectares of land this week. Horyal Investment Holding Company Limited was due to transport the laborers to Katunguru Pa Wod Ating Village, Ayuu Alali Parish in Palabek Kal Sub County to plant seed canes this week on 6,500 hectares of land.
13:22
13:22

Lamwo Officials Run To Stakeholders to Support Measles Campaign Agoro Subcounty 1 Top story

Lamwo District Health Educator, Obote Odwar told URN in an interview on Tuesday that the planned measles campaign seeks to contain further outbreak across the district as they continue with routine immunization.
19:25
19:25

Measles Cases Rise to 26 in Lamwo Agoro Subcounty 1

The first five confirmed cases of measles were registered in the four villages of Agoro sub-county on January 10, 2020, from a sample of 18 children who had suspected symptoms of the disease. Lamwo District Health Educator Obote Odwar says that 21 patients who had similar symptoms were confirmed to be positive a week later.
17:49
17:49

Five Children Test Positive to Measles in Lamwo Agoro Subcounty 1

Charles Labalpiny, the in-charge of Agoro Health Center III on Wednesday said that the children were admitted in isolation unit at the facility last week with symptoms and signs of measles. He says their blood samples were taken on Friday last week to Uganda Virus Research Institute [UVRI] which turned positive.
07:39
07:39

LRA War Victims Get Free Surgery for Bombs, Bullet Wounds 4 1 Top story

Acan says so far 103 patients have turned up within the three days adding that 50 successfully underwent minor surgery while selected 53 are set to be referred to Kitgum general hospital for major operations.
07:29
07:29

RDC Suspends UGX 500M Project Over Shoddy Works police station 3 2 Top story

According to Kidega, the contractor was expected to use concrete blocks made from stone dust but he instead used blocks produced on the site using local sand, murrum soil and cement.
19:24
19:24

Lamwo Health Workers on High Ebola Alert 1

This follows a confirmed case of Ebola virus in Ariwara health zone, an area that shares a common border with Arua district and situated 70 kilometres from the border with South Sudan’s Yei River state. The area has a high volume of trade and population movement between districts in West Nile and the Democratic Republic of Congo, a vulnerable country with healthcare system incapacitated by decades of armed conflict.
11:10
11:10

Patients Turned Away over Lack of Anesthetic Technician 4

The lack of the technician has forced patients to seek for services from private health facilities.
19:24
19:24

Lamwo Levies UGX1,000 Per Pupil For Sanitary Pads early pregnancy 1 3

Richard Ocen Kwang, the Chairperson of Standing Committee on Health disclosed that several schools lack emergency first aid kits which significantly provide life skills that helps reduce fatalities and enables the faster treatment of injuries to potentially save lives.
13:24
13:24

Results Based Financing Excites Lamwo Health Workers world bank 1 4

The RBF approach requires that resources are only allocated based on outcomes, unlike the previous system where health facilities are financed depending on their respective levels.
16:27
16:27

Over 30 Persons Undergo Hydrocelectomy Operation in Lamwo sightsavers 1 2

The hydrocele is characterized by swelling of the testis and blockage of the lymphatic system. It often resolves itself without treatment. However, it can cause swelling, pain, and discomfort in the scrotum as it grows larger, and may need surgical repair.
13:42
13:42

Lokung Health Center Hit by Water Crisis 1

Charles Obita, the In-charge of the laboratory notes that results of the examinations done in the laboratory risk being compromised because of the appalling sanitary conditions.
06:30
06:30

Lamwo Women Share ARVs 6 1 Top story

The women want government to accredit Ngom Oromo Health Center II to start offering ART treatment to the dense population in the area.
07:20
07:20

Linkage Facilitators Boost Couple Testing and HIV Care in Lamwo. hiv testing kits 1 2

Francis Okumu, the Lamwo HIV Focal Person says data collected from 23 health care facilities last year shows that among others 67 percent of the more than 134,000 people living in Lamwo now turn up at health centers to test as couples in Lamwo district against the national average of 50 percent.
15:07
15:07

Malaria Epidemic: Health Workers Recalled From Leave 1 2

Dr. Charles Oyoo Akiya, the Lamwo district Health Officer DHO says the health workers on duty were fast getting exhausted and overwhelmed by the number of patients seeking treatment in the 23 health care facilities in the district.
11:11
11:11

Lamwo DVO on Spot for flaunting PRDP Cattle Restocking Program 2

Ochen Mathew Akiya, the Lamwo District deputy chairperson of PRDP Cattle Restocking Committee says the DVO mismanaged the supply of at least 320 heifers and endangered the health of other livestock in the district by disregarding a standing quarantine imposed on the district over a recent outbreak of Foot and Mouth Disease (FMD) and Contagious Bovine Pluero Pneumonia (CBPP) that killed several animals in the district.
11:52
11:52

Lamwo Steps Up Surveillance Over Fresh Hepatitis E, Cholera Outbreak hepatitits e 4

Lamwo district has stepped up disease surveillance efforts along its border following fresh outbreak of Hepatitis E and Cholera in neighbouring states of South Sudan.
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