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10:06
10:06

Lira Vaccinates 102% of Targeted Children Against Polio MInistry of Health 3 1

Dr. Patrick Buchan Ocen, the District Health Officer who attributed the good performance to strong mobilization explained that all sub counties met their vaccination target.
12:39
12:39

Three Unvaccinated Teachers Banned from Accessing Schools in Lira 4

The Ministry of Health last year listed teachers among high priority categories of people to be vaccinated and this was also set as a condition for the reopening of schools, which remained closed for more than 22 months as the country battled the COVID-19 pandemic.
10:38
10:38

18 Sisters Make First Vows 4 1

The 18 novices renewed their faith and made a vow to chastity, poverty, and obedience before being dressed in a veil and a cap that has 6 buttons, the first 3 buttons representing the trinity, and the last 3 buttons represent the vows they have just made, a sign that they are now sisters.
12:16
12:16

Hundreds Turn Up for Free Eye Treatment in Lira 4 3

The medical camp that started on Monday was organized by the Pakistani Association in Lira with the support of the Overseas Pakistani Global Foundation Africa.
07:05
07:05

2 Commit Suicide Over Loans 2 1

In Lira, Patrick Oming, the Amokoge Parish Chief in Wiodyek Sub County decided to end his life after failing to pay back the money he obtained from Nen Anyim savings group where he was a treasurer. The money had accumulated to 10millon shillings.
12:06
12:06

Police Intensify Security Operations Ahead of Festivities in Lira Festive season 5

Geoffrey Abigaba, the Lira District Police Commander who explained that the operation will continue up to next year says the suspects would be screened before they are presented before the courts.
15:23
15:23

Chaos in Lira City as Police Battles Bobi Wine 2 4

On Friday evening, the Radio station management issued a notice indicating that the planned talk show had been called off on grounds that Uganda Communications Commission (UCC) had not approved it.
14:09
14:09

Lira City Contributing Highest Number of COVID-19 Patients in Lango 3

Dr. Jane Ruth Aceng, attributes the problem on the laxity in following the Standard Operating Procedures.
10:33
10:33

Low COVID_19 Vaccine Uptake in Lango Irks Minister Acheng Ministry Of Health 4 1

Dr. Stephen Obbo, the Director Lira Regional Referral Hospital advised the community to embrace the mass vaccination exercise taking place now saying the majority of people being admitted in the treatment unit are those who are not vaccinated.
08:09
08:09

Low Turn Up for Covid-19 Mass Vaccination in Lira City 5 1

On Tuesday at Lira Cathedral Square, by 10 am, the health workers were ready to vaccinate, but there were no people. At Adyel Division and Lira Bus Park, the exercise started by midday and at the end of the day, only 67 people were vaccinated.
10:16
10:16

Police in Lira Intensify Enforcement of Covid-19 SOPs wearing face masks 5 1

The heightened enforcement stemmed from last week’s task force resolution which resolved that people not adhering to the COVID-19 Standard Operating Procedures-SOPs will be arrested and charged under the Public Health Act.
12:46
12:46

LRRH Still Transporting Refilled Oxygen Cylinders from Kampala lack of oxygen 4 1

Although the hospital has an oxygen plant, its production does not match the demand especially during the surge of COVID_19. The current plant which has the capacity to produce 30 oxygen cylinders is now producing at least 25 yet the unit uses approximately 60 cylinders per day.
15:42
15:42

Only 620 Health Workers Vaccinated in Lira 5 1

However, at Lira Regional Referral Hospital, Dr. Stephen Obbo, the hospital’s director says over 90% of the staff there has been vaccinated. Adding that efforts are underway to ensure that the remaining percentage also receive the jab.
08:45
08:45

COVID-19 Vaccination Cards on Sale in Lira 4 1

While addressing the COVID-19 task force meeting on Thursday, Kareiga informed the team that the circulation of fake vaccination cards has been recorded at Lira Regional Referral Hospital. He however did not disclose the number of people involved in the unscrupulous deal for fear of jeopardizing investigations.
13:35
13:35

Medics Warn Against Using Herbs for Treating Elephantiasis hydroceles 5 4

The neglected tropical disease is spread by infected mosquitoes whose bites deposit a parasite that travels to the lymph nodes. It affects the lymphatic system causing swelling and pain in the legs, arms and genitalia. It also increases the risk of frequent bacterial infections that harden and thicken the skin.
16:57
16:57

COVID-19 Vaccination Exercise Slowed by Long Distances in Lira City 4 1

The city with a population of over 10,000 people, has only six vaccination points; Ayago Primary School and PAG General Hospital located in City East Division and Lira University Teaching Hospital, Lira Primary School, Ober Health Centre IV and Lira Regional Referral Hospital in City West Division.
09:31
09:31

Panic as LC I's Residence is Smeared with Blood, Two Arrested 4 1

Timothy Okello, a resident of Barlwala describes the incident as shameful. He wants police to expedite investigations into the matter, saying that they cannot be safe if a whole LCI chairperson can be threatened like that.
07:35
07:35

4000 Teachers Vaccinated in Lira City 4

Jasper Abura, the Principle Education Officer of Lira City explains that the department has met its set target and still hopes to have more teachers vaccinated. He notes that non-vaccinated teachers will not access learning institutions.
12:14
12:14

Politicians, Police Cited as Leading Abusers of Journalists 3 1

Among cases reported to Human Rights Commission at Gulu Rrgioal Office was physical assaults on Journalists, intimidation and confiscation of gadgets, while some radio stations were actually switched off by the state actors and other key radio programs faced a long-term Suspension of Open Broadcasting.
10:36
10:36

4,000 Approved for Cattle Compensation in Lira LRA insurgency 4

According to a list released by the Attorney General, out of the 10,085 claimants who had registered, 4,516 will be compensated.
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