Dennis Bwanika, Mengo hospital’s Public Relations Officer told URN on Monday that the new mother’s allegations are baseless saying they have conducted an internal investigation following her complaint which show she left the hospital in good shape three days after the operation. Without revealing details of what they have found, Bwanika said in case she needs an explanation the hospital is ready to take her through what they have found privately in respect of the medical code of conduct.
Aron Balinda, Director of Studies Kisaasi College says they were unable to implement all SOPs with only candidates. With two other classes added, he says they cannot enforce them. According to him, few schools can accommodate huge numbers of learners in the boarding section with the recommended social distancing.
Dr. Florence Oyella, head of pediatrics department at Gulu Regional Referral Hospital says the prevalence of sickle cell in Acholi is worrying, to the extent that even some doctors who should be knowledgeable about the disease, have children suffering from sickle cell.
When contacted, Patrick Odong Olwedo, the Amuru District Health Officer (DHO) told URN on Monday that the district health department together with UNICEF have already designed response mechanisms seeking to contain the spread of the disease into Amuru district.
Dr. Godfrey Kahuta says that although there are no registered cases of Foot and Mouth Disease in the Kyenjojo district, they will not allow the entry of livestock into Kyenjojo until the outbreak in the affected districts has been contained.