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13:51
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Unclaimed Bodies Draining Moroto Hospital unclaimed bodies 1 3

Dr. Stephen Pande, the hospital's director, explained that they have enlisted the services of a local provider to handle the disposal of the unclaimed bodies. Each burial costs approximately 450,000 Shillings, and between July 2022 and May 2023, the hospital has spent over 14.6 million Shillings.
15:31
15:31

Strange Skin Disease Attacks Moroto Residents MINISTRY OF HEALTH 1 3

Residents say that the infection akin to Chickenpox manifests with itchy patches all over the body. It was first reported from schools but spread in the community when children returned home for holidays.
07:41
07:41

Minors, Woman Injured in Crackdown Against Illegal Guns Discharged from Hospital 1 5 Top story

John Robert Adupa, the LC3 chairperson for Lotisan Sub County in Moroto district told URN that all the five minors who were undergoing treatment at Lodwar referral hospital have been discharged in a stable condition.
07:29
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Blood Shortage Hits Moroto Hospital hunger crisis 2 1

Jennifer Echaat, a Senior Principal assistant nursing officer at Moroto Regional Refferal Hospital told URN that there is a surging demand for blood transfusion among patients with malaria, gunshot victims, and mothers in the labor ward yet the supply is very low.
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Moroto Hospital Authorities Want Mortuary Relocated MINISTRY OF HEALTH 2 1

Dr. Stephen Pande, the Director of Moroto Regional Referral Hospital, says that they want the mortuary relocated outside the hospital premises to avoid infections and create a convenient environment for the health workers and the patients.
07:58
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Moroto Hospital Gets First CT Scan Machine Ministry Of Health 2 1 Top story

While receiving the CT scan from the Ministry of Health Friday, Dr. Stephen Pande, the Director of Moroto Regional Referral Hospital, said they have been referring patients in need of CT scan services to Mbale Regional Referral Hospital or Mulago Specialised hospital for diagnosis.
11:06
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Moroto Hospital Records Officer Accused of Extortion Ministry Of Health 1 4

Moses Odur, the medical Records officer is accused of extorting money mounting to 1.2 million shillings from Scovia Chero, one of the candidates who applied for the job for the position of assistant records officer.
07:47
07:47

Moroto Health Workers Embark on Community Engagements to Boost Immunisation Ministry Of Health 1 2

Dr. James Lemukol, the Moroto District Health Officer, says that many mothers from the villages are still skeptical of taking their children for immunization because of superstition.
11:02
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Moroto Reactivates Covid-19 Taskforce for Ebola Surveillance MINISTRY OF HEALTH 2 1

Dr. James Lemukol, the Moroto District Health Officer said the Ebola preparedness plans will limit the spread of the disease in case of an outbreak.
09:42
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Poor Road Network Worsens Health Service Delivery in Moroto Moroto district 3 1

Dr. James Lemukol, the Moroto District Health Officer noted that long distances to health facilities and lack of finances for transportation are some of the barriers contributing to the low utilization of both antenatal care as well as delivery services.
13:08
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Moroto Leaders Want Donors to Register Food Relief Moroto district 1 2

Ismail Mohamed, the mayor of Moroto municipality noted that although the community is in dire need of food support, some people have taken advantage of the situation to get political mileage.
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NAFOPHANU Food Assistance Enables People Living with HIV/Aids to Resume Treatment Ministry of Health 1 4

Each beneficiary recieved 10 kgs of posho and beans. Margy Lowanyang, 30, a family head and resident of Rupa sub-county, says that she has resumed ARV treatment after getting food that will help boost her immune system.
19:52
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Moroto Elders Concerned Over Delayed SAGE Payments 1 2

Lomeri Apaa Loduk, an elder and resident of Lotisan sub county says ever since he was enrolled in 2021, he has never received any money from the government even after fulfilling the necessities.
18:37
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Hunger forces Moroto Residents to Eat Skins lotisan sub county 3 2

Lokeris Nakwang, a resident of Atedeoi village in Lotisan sub-county, says that hunger has forced them to start boiling hides for food. She says that they have eaten all sorts of wild green vegetables and the only edible items they are left with in the house are skins and hides.
09:03
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Moroto Residents Exchange Charcoal for Malwa Residue moroto district 3 2

Mary Nakiru, a 13 years old female from Loputuk village said they struggle to burn charcoal or collect firewood depending on what’s in high demand and they take to a town that is about 10 kilometers away from the village to go for an exchange to get local brew residues as food.
18:25
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Karamojong Communities Warned Against Bathing in Borehole Aprons 1 2

In Karamoja, it is a common practice for the local community to use a borehole apron for bathing, a vice which has contributed to high rates of water-borne diseases.
08:41
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Clerics Join Fight Against Crude Waragi in Karamoja religous leaders 4 2

Joseph Abura, the Bishop of the Anglican Karamoja Diocese attributes the high rates of domestic violence and crimes to overdrinking. He says that many parents have abandoned their families and resorted to drinking.
07:05
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Eleven Soldiers Airlifted to Bombo Military Hospital After Vehicle Crash 3rd updf division 1 2

Among the injured is Col. Godfrey Kayondo, the commanding officer of the 409 Battalion. Maj Isaac Oware, the UPDF 3rd division spokesperson, says that six soldiers sustained severe injuries while five escaped with minor injuries.
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We Need New Minds Before New Garbage Trucks -Moroto Mayor Garbage collection 2 3

Ismail Mohammed, the mayor of Moroto municipality, noted that without first transforming people’s minds, there will be no improvement, even if many garbage trucks are brought to help in garbage collection.
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Malaria Cases Surge in Moroto as Residents Abandon Mosquito Nets Ministry Of Health 3

‘’90% of our patients tested positive for malaria. More than five in ten of those admitted to health facilities with complicated malaria are children under the age of 5, who are particularly vulnerable to the disease,’’ said Lote.
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