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12:42
12:42

Matany Hospital Needs UGX 900m for Intensive Care Unit 1 1

The hospital, located in Matany Town Council, Napak district was built 50 years ago at the request of the Comboni missionaries. It has since become the de facto regional referral facility for the population of Karamoja, an extremely remote region, with very poor health indicators. It also serves the neighbouring districts of Teso and West Kenya.
16:15
16:15

Karamoja-based Matany Hospital Gets Nod for Offering Affordable Treatment COVID-19 task force 4 1

The Catholic founded not-for-profit health facility charges 50,000 Shillings for the treatment of COVID-19 patients. It also charges a flat rate of 10,000 Shillings for any ailment and 5,000 Shillings for treating children.
15:28
15:28

Heavy Rains Wreak Havoc in Napak District 1

The most affected sub counties include; Lotome, Ngoleriet, Kangole town council and Matany with many families affected as well.
16:35
16:35

Government Mosquito Nets Sold at UGX 1000 in Napak Napak District 1 3

But according to the Napak Resident District Commissioner Hajji Kaddunabbi Lubega, most of the nets distributed to the community have been sold. He says that some of the nets sold by locals have been sent to Kampala.
19:19
19:19

Hand Washing Practices Still a Challenge in Karamoja Ministry of Health 3 1

Statistics from the Ministry of Health and the Ministry of Water and Environment indicate that Karamoja is still lagging at 7.6% Hand Washing practices against the National Average of 36%. The region is also struggling with low pit latrine coverage standing at 21% against 76% national average.
10:41
10:41

Police Accused of Conniving with Waragi Dealers in Napak UGanda Police Force 1 3 Top story

Isaac Lomuria Aletia, the Iriiri village LC I Chairperson, says waragi intake is very rampant but his effort to curb the consumption has been frustrated by police in the area. He claims that the police officers are always in touch with waragi dealers and inform them of their operations. Iriiri has a police check point that controls entry and exit to Karamoja.
11:34
11:34

Napak HIV Patients Abandon Treatment karamoja sub region 2

According to Dr Nsubuga, some patients lose interest in treatment due to stigma and others complain of lack of food.
14:11
14:11

One Dead, Nine Admitted in Napak Over WFP Flour hunger in karamoja 1

It is alleged that the deceased together with several others ate porridge prepared with the Super Cereal fortified flour, which had been stocked by Lucy Lochoro, a health worker at Lokopo HC111.
20:03
20:03

Water Shortage Hindering Menstrual Hygiene Management in Napak unicef uganda 3 1

In Matany Primary School, girls are forced to abandon the reusable pads because of lack of water. The only water source is 700 metres away from the school.
16:52
16:52

Water Scarcity Paralyzes School Activities in Napak unicef uganda 3 1

Maija Napeyok, a primary seven pupil at Loodoi says some of her friends abandon school, especially during their menstrual cycle due to water scarcity.
13:04
13:04

Napak District Passes Resolutions To Fight Hepatitis E crisis meeting 2

Napak District has passed resolutions that may help prevent the spread of the Hepatitis E virus that has hit the district in recent months.
06:54
06:54

Five People Die Of Hunger In Napak karamoja subregion 2

About five people have been killed by hunger in Napak district in the last one week as food crisis intensifies in Karamoja sub region. The deaths took place some 33 kilometres from Moroto town.
13:22
13:22

Napak District Sets Aside UGX 450 M For Training Doctors karamoja region 1

Napak district local government has established an Education Fund Scheme to train their own doctors in a bid to fill the staffing gap in the district health sector.
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00:30

Karamoja Children Suffer Chronic Malnutrition

Thousands of children in Karamoja region continue to suffer serious malnutrition due to food and nutrition insecurity and the subsequent poverty
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