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19:27
19:27

Arua Hospital Staff Detained over Theft of Computer Monitor 1 1

Josephine Angucia, the West Nile Regional Police spokesperson confirmed the arrest of the suspect saying they have charged him with office breaking and theft as well as theft of power back up.
13:40
13:40

Congestion Takes Toll on Arua Hospital Neonatal Unit 1 2

Suzan Tabu, the Principal Nursing Officer says although they are supposed to handle just 16 babies, on average they admit 150 babies in a month, which has overstretched the few workers at the unit.
11:01
11:01

Arua Nurse Arrested Over Death of a Two-Year-Old Child 1 2

The nurse identified as Paul Wamala was picked up yesterday after relatives of a 2-year old child who died last week at the facility reported the matter to the Arua Regional Referral Hospital police post.
10:39
10:39

Two-Year-Old Child Dies at Arua Hospital After Nurse Demands Bribe 3 1

According to the relatives of the child, Wamala allegedly asked them to initially give him 30,000 Shillings to buy medicines to commence the procedure. He however returned shortly to the relatives of asking for additional 180,000 Shillings from the relatives.
12:54
12:54

Uncontrolled Dumping Threatens Public Health in Arua City 2 4

Currently, abandoned landfills are a common sight along Duka road, Ojio road, Adumi road, and Lemerijoa road among others in Central Division. Also, areas around Arua Main market and Ediofe junction road have continued to harbor huge filthy heaps of poorly disposed of garbage.
10:58
10:58

West Nile Grappling with High Unmet Family Planning Needs 3 1

Conducted by Makerere University School of Public Health (MakSPH) between September and November 2021, the survey shows that 24 percent of every 100 women aged between 15 and 49 would like to limit or delay getting pregnant but they do not have access to consistent use of modern contraceptive methods.
15:34
15:34

Arua City Bans Food Vending 1 2

Khemis Muzaidi the Mayor of Arua Central Division says that the ban is in good faith because it is only a preventive measure to protect the public from risks of sanitation-related diseases like cholera.
16:42
16:42

Casual Workers in Arua City Use Bare Hands to Sort Hazardous Waste 1 1

The most affected are those that are deployed at the garbage sorting sites and cleaning services whose work among others involves getting in contact with waste products on the street and in drainage channels in the central business district of the city.
17:28
17:28

Shortage of Anaesthetic Officers Hindering Health Care in West Nile 3

According to the local government, human resource structure, every health center IV is supposed to have one anesthetic officer and an assistant. However, several health center IVs in the sub-region are operating without anesthetic officers.
15:26
15:26

NDA Raids West Nile Drug Outlets, Impounds Drugs Worth UGX 89.4m 2 2

The drugs were impounded during two weeks of enforcement operations that targeted 100 illegal drug outlets in the districts of Arua, Yumbe, Koboko, Madi-Okollo, Maracha, Terego, Nebbi, Zombo and Pakwach.
17:00
17:00

Arua: Why Africa's Once 'Second Cleanest City' is Uganda's Dirtiest 1 2

The city currently has only two functional garbage skips yet there are more than 22 collection sites where the garbage is being dumped all the time.
15:11
15:11

Arua City Butchers Protest Poor State of Abattoir 1 3

Located along Iddi Amin road in Arua Central Division, the abattoir lacks a functional water system, electricity, latrine for the workers and has not undergone any major renovation over the past 20 years.
12:24
12:24

250 Persons Living with HIV in Greater Arua Receive Aid to Mitigate COVID-19 Impact 4 3

Justine Afuruku, the Project Focal Person from Agakhan Foundation, said that they have earmarked over Shillings 300 million over a period of 12 months and urged the HIV positive Persons to use the donation to enable them to find other sustainable survival opportunities.
11:10
11:10

NDA Moves To End Drug Hawking in Arua City 1 3

Emmanuel Omirambe, the NDA West Nile Regional Manager notes that drug hawkers in public places including streets and commercial buses have increased ever since Arua was elevated to city status in July 2020.
16:50
16:50

After Drugs and Microscopes, Arua Hospital Thieves now Target X-Ray, Ambulance and Babies 1 3

Last week, three staff of Arua Regional Referral Hospital were arrested over theft of digital X-ray machine components which were used to secure a loan from a town money lender, and now yet another newborn baby has been stolen from the hospital, its whereabouts still unknown.
10:08
10:08

Shortage of Vaccine Carriers Hampers Polio Vaccination in Arua 1 2

The vaccination campaign has been hampered by inadequate carriers forcing health officials to conduct the campaign in two phases up to Wednesday.
16:51
16:51

Medical Records Personnel Give Government 90 Day's Ultimatum to Address Welfare Concerns 2 2

In their press briefing in the boardroom of Arua Regional Referral Hospital on Saturday morning, Emmanuel Manenga, the Publicity Secretary Bonded Uganda Health Information Officers and Medical Coders Association-BUMECA, said that they have given government up to April 1st, 2022 to address their concerns lest they lay down their tools nationwide.
17:17
17:17

Former Division Headquarters in Arua Turned into Covid-19 Management Centre Muzaidi Khemis 2 4

Due to the increasing cases of the Covid-19, the health department opted to request to use the structures to establish offices and also Covid-19 management centre.
18:54
18:54

Compulsory COVID-19 Testing for Staff Starts in Arua After Surge in Cases 4 1

Last week, the City health office registered 177 cases out of 500 tests carried out in a space of four days. Seven of the cases were nurses at Oli Health Centre IV in Arua Central Division, 22 were Police officers at Arua Central Primary School, while the rest are from Mvara, Onduparaka Sambya and Ediofe areas.
14:29
14:29

Arua City Leaders Concerned About Surge in Covid-19 Cases 3 1

According to records from the health department, 177 covid-19 cases have been reported from Monday to Thursday. Seven of the victims are nurses at Oli Health Center IV in Arua Central Division, 22 Police officers at Arua CPS
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