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11:45
11:45

Poor Attitude Delays Operationalization of Moroto Blood Bank blood donation 3

The bank was expected to be operational in October this, year but Dr Lokaale says that it could take up to June next year to get enough blood.
08:18
08:18

Moroto District Targets to Vaccinate 60% Against COVID-19 by January corona virus 1

With an additional 6, 000 dozes delivered to the district this week, Dr Lokaale says the District COVID-19 Taskforce has set a target to have at least 60 per cent of the population vaccinated by January 2022.
12:23
12:23

Moroto Schools Need Support to Provide Handwashing Facilities 2

Moroto district is planning for the reopening of 21 primary schools with candidate classes including one that is privately owned, five secondary schools and two tertiary institutions.
15:07
15:07

Moroto District to Recognise Front-line Health Workers in Cholera Fight cholera epidemic 2

Moroto Chief Administrative Officer, Charles Kumakech Olubo, says the sanctions and rewards committee of the District and Management will recognize the health workers as routine motivation in Public Service.
10:22
10:22

Moroto Rolls Out Public Campaign Messages On COVID -19 corona virus 1

Edward Eko, the Senior Principal Chief Administrative Officer Moroto noted that the open air messages was the best was the best way to reach illiterate members of the community who do not have access to the mainstream media like radio, television.
20:54
20:54

Livestock Quarantine Lifted in Moroto 1 1

The quarantine was imposed on January 15th, 2019 by the Commissioner of Animal Health in Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries, MAAIF.
06:54
06:54

Moroto Orphanage Turned into Child Labour Center 3 2

By the time of the URN visit the Orphanage on Monday, just few minutes to 02:00pm, the cook was preparing porridge for the children. Children, teachers and some support staff found at the school, said the porridge had delayed due to absence of firewood.
15:11
15:11

Two More Villages Declared Open Defecation Free in Moroto 1 Top story

Open defecation is still a challenge in Moroto district with only 15.6% pit latrine coverage, according to the district health report, 2017. This has left cases of diarrhea, dysentery, typhoid, cholera and other sanitation related diseases high in the district.
15:21
15:21

Moroto Traders Defy Livestock Quarantine 1 1

In January 2019, livestock quarantine was imposed following an outbreak of Foot and Mouth Disease, FMD. Consequently, sale and purchase of cattle, goats, sheep and pigs and their products were prohibited and all markets closed. The movement of cattle, goats, sheep and pigs and their products was restricted.
10:16
10:16

Moroto Health Workers Resume Work Amdist Water Shortage kakingol hc111 2 1

At the health facility, some pregnant women or their attendants walk distances of more than three kilometres to access water from dirty sources.
18:46
18:46

Measles Outbreak Confirmed in Nabilatuk, Moroto 1

The tests were carried out after several children developed illnesses related to measles in the two districts recently.
14:06
14:06

Allied Health Professionals Council Halts Salary Payment of Health Workers over Licenses

In a letter signed by Patrick Mpiima Kibirango, the registrar AHP, three other health workers Mike Suckson Amuri, laboratory assistant, Eric Oloo, health assistant and Walter Owing, clinical officer have no registration certificates or practising licenses.
17:32
17:32

Moroto Battling Numerous Livestock Diseases karamoja sub region 1 2

Dr. Moses Okino, the Moroto District Veterinary Officer, says they have written to the Commissioner, Animal Health in the Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries for guidance and intervention.
10:08
10:08

High Fertility Rate Worries Karamoja Leaders family planning 3 1

While the national average fertility rate stands at 5.4 percent, the levels in Karamoja are higher with 7.9 percent. The report shared by United Nations Population Fund, UNFPA with the regional leaders on Thursday shows that majority of the population in Karamoja are children with a average age of 15 years.
13:39
13:39

Karamoja Residents Share Water with Animals sauti za wananchi 3 2

At Lokisile village in Rupa Sub County, Moroto district, both herdsmen from the area and Turkana pastoralists share water with animals at the dam, which is the only water source. The residents use the contaminated water for drinking, bathing and other domestic needs.
17:23
17:23

Multi-Drug Resistant TB Worries Karamoja Medics matany hospital 3 1

Dr John Anguzu, the District Health Officer in Nakapiripirit says while health personnel are struggling to ensure that all TB patients are treated, some skip or abandon treatment altogether. Dr Anguzu says some of the patients relocate and others ignore treatment just after a few days.
15:11
15:11

Rupa Sub County Enacts Bylaw On Children Rights child protection 1

Most of the mining activities are done by school going children. At the mining sites, some children have developed health complications including permanent injuries while conducting the mining activities.
16:18
16:18

Social Cultural Practices Exposing Karimojong to Brucellosis ministry of health 1 1

Despite the health threat, the consumption of raw blood remains a cherished cultural practice in parts of Karamoja. Over the years, the mixture of blood and milk has remained a delicacy among the Karimojong. Mixed blood and milk are also used as a ritual drink in special celebrations, or given to the sick.
17:38
17:38

Limited Capacity Hinders Leprosy Diagnosis in Moroto minister of health 1 1

Fontiano Korobe, the TB and Leprosy supervisor in Moroto district, says that since body contact with an infected person is the common cause of transmission, practices like communal sleeping could expose many in the district.
16:59
16:59

Poor Ventilation Aiding TB Spread in Moroto 2 1

Fontiano Korobe, the Moroto district TB and Leprosy supervisor, says that there is a lot of crowding in families which puts a number of people at risk when they come into contact with TB patients
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