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09:16
09:16

Severe Water Crisis Hits Ibuje Sub County 3 1

Harriet Apio, a resident of Arwotomio village who has been trekking 15kms to fetch water from a stream, says that they are sharing water with animals, which has exposed them to hygiene-related diseases.
12:04
12:04

Apac General Hospital Needs UGX 5B for Rehabilitation Ministry of Health 1

Addressing the Health Committee of parliament on Monday at the hospital, Apac District Health Officer, Dr. Leone Ocheng, said that the facility is only able to accommodate 100 mothers despite the overwhelming number of expectant mothers visiting the facility each day.
11:08
11:08

COVID-19: Apac Village Under Total Lockdown Ministry of Health 3

Robert Adoko, who was attached to Pentecostal Assemblies of God-PAG West Lango Pastorate succumbed to COVID-19 and was laid to rest at his ancestral home in Akuli village on Wednesday.
11:09
11:09

COVID-19 Misconception: Residents Cut Down Pawpaw Trees Ministry of Health 3 1 Top story

The local leaders reportedly set a fine of Shillings 50,000 for whoever fails to comply with the directive. Vicky Otim, the Aminkec Village LC I Chairperson, says that many households in her area have cut down the papaw trees after being misinformed.
10:07
10:07

Akokoro Sub County Residents Decry Lack of Safe Water 3 2

Sandra Adongo, a resident of Aluga Central Village in Akokoro Sub-county, says that lack of clean water has persisted for long but their leaders have not intervened.
11:28
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Lack of Public Toilets in Apac Municipality Irks Residents open defecation 2 1

Last year in February, the municipality authorities demolished all pit latrines in and around the municipality to pave way for the construction of drainable latrines by plot owners and landlords.
15:18
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Thugs Steal Drugs at Atar Health Center II 1

Unidentified thugs on Wednesday night a group of thugs broke into the facility and stole five temperature guns, a weighing scale, and assortments of coartem, gloves and other valuable items.
13:09
13:09

Thousands Miss Out on Mosquito Nets in Apac Apac District 4 1

Francis Ayo, the chairperson of Ilera Cell Village, Agulu Division in Apac Municipality, says he received only 155 out of the 349 mosquito nets he was expecting for his area, a reason why he refused to take it.
11:10
11:10

Three Pupils At Apac School Test Positive for COVID-19 Apac District 4

The School headteacher, David Newton Odong, says the positive cases include two girls and a boy. He says the learners first presented with the symptoms of malaria, which was being managed at the school.
12:07
12:07

Thugs Break into Ibuje Health Center III in Apac District Ministry of Health 2

Geoffrey Anyac, the in charge Ibuje Health Center III says the incident occurred on Tuesday night when the health facility was not guarded since the security guard was on a sick leave and no patient was admitted at the ward.
06:03
06:03

Apac Taskforce Imposes Partial Lockdown in Amun Parish As Six Test Positive for Covid-19 Ministry Of Health 2

Dr Mathew Emer, the Apac District Health Officer says locking the area that consists of over 5,000 residents in the nine villages will help the medical team trace over 100 contacts to the six confirmed cases.
10:53
10:53

Water Shortage Hits Five Villages in Apac District 3 1

The boreholes broke down six months ago forcing residents to share water with animals from swamps and streams.
12:07
12:07

Apac COVID-19 Task Force Seeking Funds to Expand Isolation Centre 2

Currently, the centre can hold 20 patients. However, with concerns over the rising COVID-19 community infections, the district task force wants the centre to be expanded to accommodate up to 50 patients.
13:09
13:09

Police Investigate Death of 3 Inmates at Atopi Prison 5 1 Top story

A source at the prison facility, says the seven inmates complained about their health in the morning before they were taken to the garden but they were ignored. He was to appear before Apac Grade One Magistrates Court on February 25th on charges of theft.
14:29
14:29

Over 150 illegal Sanitary Structures Demolished in Apac Municipality Health Educator 1 5 Top story

Moses Ngura, the Principal Health Educator Apac Municipality, says the week long operation is aimed at ensuring that Apac is clean, healthy and accessible.
13:58
13:58

One Dead As Blood Shortage Hits Apac Hospital 2 4 Top story

Sandra Akello, a resident of Adok village, Alworoceng parish in Ibuje Sub County was referred to Apac General Hospital by Reproductive Health Uganda following a forced abortion.
13:52
13:52

Panic as Stray Dogs Invade Apac Municipality Apac Hospital

This follows the invasion of several stray dogs suspected to be infected with rabbis and are usually attacking people in the morning and late evening. Jasper Ongebo, a market vendor in Akere division says he was bitten by a stray dog on his way home but no treatment was given to him when he went to Apac Hospital due to lack of rabies vaccine.
19:36
19:36

UVRI Confirms Measles Outbreak in Apac apac district 1

Two weeks ago, four residents of Ibuje and Akokoro Sub Counties, were rushed to Apac hospital after they developed signs and symptoms of measles. Their blood samples were subsequently taken to UVRI for testing.
11:16
11:16

Over 255 Admitted With Malaria at Apac Hospital

Dr. Mathew Emer, the Apac District Health Officer has urged residents to embrace the use of insecticide treated mosquito nets. Some of the residents use insecticide treated mosquito nets for poultry instead of using them to prevent mosquito bites.
20:00
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Museveni Directs on Indoor Spraying Against Malaria

President Yoweri Museveni has directed district leaders in Apac to embark on indoor residual spraying and distribution of mosquito nets in a bid to control the surging malaria cases.
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