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10:30
10:30

Health Minister Halts Distribution of Assistive Devices in Lira Ministry Of Health 5 1

The devices that include white canes, wheelchairs, crutches, walking sticks, and underarms among others for children, youths, and the elderly were meant to be distributed to different health facilities intended for people with different disabilities.
17:43
17:43

Yellow Fever Vaccines Excites Lira Residents Ministry Of Health 4

Dr. Patrick Buchan Ocen, the Lira District Health Officer-DHO, who said the first consignment of about 3,000 doses was delivered in October 2022, explains that Lira has not been participating in the mass yellow fever vaccination campaign because it was never among the endemic districts in the country.
12:26
12:26

Lira Hospital Intensive Care Unit Lacking Specialists Ministry Of Health 4

Stephen Obbo, the Director Lira Regional Referral Hospital explained that they are operating as a High Dependent Unit (HDU) instead of the ICU due to lack of specialized staff.
11:43
11:43

Lira Hospital Expands COVID-19 Treatment Centre COVID_19 3 1

Judith Namirimu Polah, a Senior Principal Nursing Officer supervising the treatment centre explained that the facility is filled up due to the surge in the number of cases. She explains that the extra treatment centre will be located in two tents within a designated area at the hospital.
07:00
07:00

IRS Reduces Malaria Prevalence in Lira by 15% Ministry Of Health 1 5 Top story

Geoffrey Ariko, the Lira District Bio-stat Officer, explains that malaria cases kept increasing throughout the year up to 33.7%. He, however, says that they recorded a sharp decline in Malaria cases between December 2020 and March 2021 following the implementation of IRS program in May 2020.
07:29
07:29

Lira Hospital Gets Blood Bank Ministry of Health 4 2 Top story

Until recently, Lira Regional Referral Hospital has been relying on the blood bank at Gulu Regional Referral hospital for testing and screening blood.
12:41
12:41

Lira District Given Tents to Accommodate Covid-19 Cases Ministry Of Health 3 1

Dr Edmond Acheka, the Assistant DHO in-charge of maternal and child health says that the tents can accommodate 60 beds. He adds that they are going to boost their capacity to admit more patients especially from within the local community.
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