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08:09
08:09

New Wave of Theft Hits Health Facilities in Teso MInistry of Health 1 1

In Soroti district, unknown assailants broke into Ojom HC II in Oculoi Sub County on May 2, 2022. The thugs made off with all the medical supplies in the facility. Police investigations indicate that the thieves took away 82 boxes of coartem for adults and children and other drugs, whose value hasn’t been established.
10:13
10:13

Water Crisis Hits Kaberamaido, Soroti for Weeks 2 1

In Soroti City, the water crisis climaxed over the weekend following a power outage on Friday evening. Piped water was completely cut off leaving several businesses struggling.
12:22
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Soroti District Councilors Protest Delayed Payment of Covid-19, Polio Allowances 2 1

Rose Tino, the Tubur Sub County, and Town Council female councilor threatened to block a supplementary budget due to the delayed payment of allowances to health workers, Village Health Teams, and Village Chairpersons.
14:16
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Medical Supplies Idle as Princess Diana Hospital Bickers with Soroti City Authorities 3 1

While the health workers at the facility are on duty, they are unable to provide services to patients because medical supplies are locked up in the store. The impasse has been caused by the failure to requisition for medicine due to the absence of the facility’s in-charge.
12:05
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Soroti Hospital to Benefit from Equipment Worth UGX 1.2B 2 1

Dr. Mwanga said that there is an urgent need for equipment in the hospital to help with the surging number of patients seeking treatment.
18:05
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Moroto Hospital Director Transferred to Soroti Over Insecurity- MoH MInistry of Health 4 1

Dr. Charles Olaro, the Director of Curative Services in the Ministry of Health explains that because of the recent insecurity in Karamoja, some of the staff were not sleeping in their houses.
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Teso Leaders Reject Transfer of Soroti Hospital Director Dr. Ben Watmon 2 1

A letter authored by Soroti District Chairperson, Simon Peter Edoru Ekuu on behalf of Teso District Chairpersons raises an objection to the transfer of Dr Mwanga who has been in Soroti for just three years. in the letter, the chairpersons argue that the transfer is likely to negatively affect service delivery at Soroti Hospital.
15:08
15:08

World Vision, Iteso Cultural Union Partner to End Child Marriages World Vision Uganda 3 1

Statistics from various districts of Teso indicate that more than 30,000 girls of school-going age were impregnated between 2020 and 2021. The most affected is Amuria district which registered over 11,000 pregnancies within one and a half years, according to Edward Khaukha, the World Vision Regional Manager in the area.
10:36
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Soroti Medics to Be Decorated for Siamese Twin Separation Conjoined twins 1 1

Dr Epodoi, the Consultant Surgeon led a team that conducted a highly risky operation, to separate a conjoined twin from a dead sibling in March 2021. The operation took place six days after the birth of the conjoined twins, and, according to the medics, the deceased twin had already started decomposing.
09:53
09:53

COVIDEX Factory Requires UGX 10B-Prof Ogwang Soroti City 1 2

The Uganda Investment Authority (UIA) offered five acres of land in Soroti Industrial Park last year to Prof. Patrick Ogwang, the founder of Jena Herbals Ltd to start the factory. But Prof. Ogwang says it will take him a while to operationalize the factory because of limited resources.
08:59
08:59

COVID-19 Vaccination: Low Turn Up For Second Jab In Soroti Soroti District 1 1

Joseph Okado, a Village Health worker in Agule- Okoole in Aukot Sub County says that much as they mobilized the communities for the vaccine, they are not enthusiastic like it was in the first campaig
19:54
19:54

Low Turn up as Minister Launches Mass COVID-19 Vaccination in Teso COVID-19 Pandemic 2 1

Dr. Aceng said that the daily target of vaccination in Teso is 157, 200 people but all the nine districts and city vaccinated only 44,828 people on Monday. Kumi district registered the highest number of with 10,800 people followed by Bukedea, 9,245 and Katakwi 6,423.
11:30
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Health Ministry Planning Mass Covid-19 Vaccination in Teso, Lango COVID-19 Pandemic 1 1

Dr Alfred Driwale, the Assistant Commissioner in charge of Vaccines and Immunization at the Ministry of Health says that the mass vaccination of people in Teso and Lango will start Monday, November 8, 2021, and will run for seven days.
12:16
12:16

MoH Secures Another UGX. 94B for Oxygen Plants Medical Oxygen 2 1

The supply of medical oxygen became a serious challenge for the country at the height of the COVID-19 pandemic when more and more severe COVID-19 patients were admitted to hospitals, especially during the second wave of the pandemic mid this year.
07:20
07:20

Soroti Hospital Records Reduction in COVID-19 Admissions COVID-19 Pandemic 1 2

Dr. Wilson Etolu, the COVID-19 Focal Point Person at the hospital says that all the patients admitted at CTU are not vaccinated against the coronavirus. He explains that Soroti district/ city is currently the hotspot of the deadly virus followed by Ngora, Serere, Kumi, Amuria and Katakwi districts. Before Soroti district/city, Kumi was the hotspot of the virus.
06:24
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Soroti Extends COVID-19 Vaccination Campaign to Bars Soroti District 3 1

Dr. Wilson Etolu, the COVID-19 Focal Point Person at Soroti Regional Referral Hospital, says that they arrived at the decision following the poor turn up of people for the vaccination exercise.
19:30
19:30

Soroti Authorities Suspend Prayers over Surging COVID-19 Cases covid-19 epicenter 1 1

Asuret Sub County registered 173 cases of COVID-19 between September 22 and October 1, 2021. This is almost a quarter of the cumulative cases recorded in the district comprising 12 sub-counties since March 2020.
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ICYD Takes Over OVC Programs from TASO in Teso 1 1 Top story

ICYD will now be working with the children living with HIV/AIDS, infants exposed to HIV infection at birth, children of female sex workers and children of non-suppressed Viral Load caretakers, among others according to Gilbert Obore, the Technical Advisor in charge of Community Systems Strengthening at TASO.
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Police Heightens Enforcement of SOPs As COVID-19 Cases Surge in Teso covid-19 epicenter 2 1

The Soroti Resident City Commissioner, Peter Pex Paak says that the enforcement especially in Soroti City will be heightened to reduce the spread of the deadly virus.
19:41
19:41

Nakatunya Prison Closed after Surge in COVID-19 Infections COVID- 19 Scare 2 1

The facility was closed last week to allow fumigation and treatment of the affected inmates and staff. According to the Resident District Commissioner of Soroti, Patrick Okumu, the decision was taken to allow the COVID-19 team and management of prison to streamline on some issues he declined to mention.
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