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11:47
11:47

Attiak Sub County Bans Cattle Movement over Suspected Outbreak of FMD 1 3

Samuel Akera, the Attiak Sub County Chairperson says that the veterinary department has also been tasked to document the health status of all animals in grazing kraals within the area.
11:24
11:24

851 Animals in Amuru Vaccinated Against Rabies The Big Fix Uganda 1 1

Francis Okello, the Project Manager for the Animals` Program at the Big Fix Uganda told URN that they conducted the free mass vaccination drive throughout Tuesday to commemorate World Rabies day.
15:43
15:43

EU-IGAD Reactivate Border Committee to Ease COVID-19 Burden European Union (EU) 3 1

The 10-member committee Selected during a cross-border committee meeting held in Nimule Town Council on Thursday will have officials from the immigration, customs, security, local governments, the Ministry of Health as well as members of the business community from both Uganda and South Sudan.
10:31
10:31

Amuru Residents Struggle to Access Services Due to Poor Road Network 2 1

Stella Auma, a resident of Lajalula Sub County told URN that the poor road network in her area has led to hiked transport fares to the nearest Omer Health Centre II, which is about 32 kilometers away from her home.
15:11
15:11

Strange Genital Disease Reported In Elegu Township 2 1

Kassim Kule, the Elegu Township Local Chairperson told URN on Tuesday that the disease has been reported among both the young and elderly persons of all sexes. He disclosed that the disease makes one scratch themselves ‘’shamelessly’’ even among the public.
13:55
13:55

Kenyan Trucker Found Dead in Elegu Township Elegu Town Council 1 Top story

Hersi Abdiriza, 45, was found dead in his guest house room in Lorikwor West Ward, Elegu Town Council in Amuru District around 6:48 am on Tuesday. His compatriot Osuman Ibrahim reported the death to the police.
15:12
15:12

Amuru District Struggles to Treat TB over Lack of X-Ray Machine 1 1

The x-ray machine plays a key role in detecting the TB disease from the lung of a patient through filming once samples from the urine, saliva and mucus tests by the gene experts and microscope machines fail.
09:51
09:51

Amuru Widow Seeks UGX 6M for Daughter's Heart Surgery in India 2 2

Scovia Adyero,26, a local farmer and brewer in the rural Otwee Town Council told URN in an interview on Wednesday that her daughter Angel Ayubu was in 2018 diagnosed with severe Rheumatic Heart and Mitral Valve diseases from the Uganda Heart Institute in Kampala.
14:00
14:00

Residents Struggle to Access Services as Drugs Rot in Apaa Health Centre II 3 3

Ferdinand Ojera Severio, the General Secretary Apaa Township says that at least ten lives of children and pregnant mothers in the area were lost in the area since last year due to the lack of better health services.
13:56
13:56

1,453 Health Workers in Acholi Shun COVID-19 Vaccination 1 2

At least 108 health workers in the Acholi Sub Region have been infected by the COVID-19 since March last year, four of them have since succumbed to the disease and were reportedly not vaccinated.
13:29
13:29

Amuru to Block Medical Workers Without COVID-19 Vaccination Certificates from Accesing Health Facilities Covid 19 1 1 Top story

The Resident District Commissioner, Geoffrey Osborn Ocheng, who also doubles as Amuru District COVID- 19 Taskforce Chairperson, told URN this morning that they gave the medical workers four days to take the jab, which has elapsed today.
12:14
12:14

Amuru Launches Door to Door Distribution of ARVs As Lockdown Bites COVID-19 Lockdown 1 1 Top story

Michael Lakony, the Amuru LC V Chairperson told URN on Wednesday that the majority of the people living with HIV in the district cannot afford transport to different centers where they get the drug refills from.
17:43
17:43

Amuru Revives 253 Village COVID-19 Taskforces Following Surge in COVID-19 Cases Attiak Sub County 1 2

The intervention comes after the district is reportedly recording an upsurge in the cases of COVID-19 infections yet the residents are reluctant to observe the Standard Operating Procedures -SOPs and health ministry`s guidelines to contain the spread of the disease.
07:42
07:42

Health Centre In-Charge Arrested for Theft of Drugs, Medical Supplies

Cosmas Acellam Apuke, the Layima Sub County Chairperson told URN on Wednesday evening that the residents also arrested Okot. He revealed that Okot has been frequenting Omee Health Centre II before leaving with unspecified items wrapped in a sack, which attracted the attention of residents.
15:33
15:33

Amuru COVID-19 Taskforce Struggles to Track Evacuated Students From Kampala Gulu Univerity 1 1

Michael Lakony, the LCV Chairperson says that they don`t have records of the students and are cash strapped and lack enough resources including transport to follow up and monitor their conditions.
11:20
11:20

Husbands Report Wives to RDC for Secretly Doing Birth Control 1 1

Amuru RDC Geoffrey Oceng Osborn says that in the past two weeks, he has received complaints from 9 men accusing their wives seeking family planning services without their knowledge. Earlier this month, a man in Labala Parishof Pabo Sub County beat his wife to death for having a family planning contraceptive implant without his knowledge.
14:13
14:13

Amuru District Revives Village COVID-19 Task Forces 1 2

In the past two weeks, the district has registered over 30 covid-19 positive cases from within the community and a few from the Elegu border post. Initially, the district was registering 5 to 10 cases since the beginning of the year.
15:32
15:32

Elegu Residents Appeal for Massive COVID-19 Test IGAD 2 1

Jackline Atim, a resident of Lorikor West in Elegu town council says the drivers and residents were freely mixing and interacting without observing the standard operating procedures aimed at fighting the spread of COVID-19 which includes face mask wearing, social distancing and hand washing among others.
07:47
07:47

Elegu Residents to Get UGX 6 Billion Piped Water System 3

The project seeks to boost water supply in the two town councils that often struggle to access clean water.
16:59
16:59

Water Shortage Hits Lamogi Sub County AMREF Health Africa 2

The village had 12 boreholes of which 8 broke down last year forcing the 3,628 households to share clean water from the 4 remaining functional boreholes or fetch water from streams.
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