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10:33
10:33

Teachers in Kitgum Buy Fake Covid-19 Vaccination Cards 4

The Kitgum Resident District Commissioner William Komakech and COVID 19 Taskforce chairperson says that they have received information about teachers dodging vaccines and opting for fake documents.
17:13
17:13

Kitgum COVID-19 Taskforce Tracing Migratory Farming Communities for Vaccination 2

The Kitgum Resident District Commissioner William Komakech, also the COVID-19 taskforce Chairperson, says the move to trace the migratory farming communities is to ensure that they are vaccinated.
12:32
12:32

Lack of Patrol Vehicles Hindering Enforcement of Covid-19 Guidelines in Kitgum Kitgum Municipality 1 2

Kitgum Resident District Commissioner, William Komakech says two cars used by the police in the district for transporting security personnel and emergency responses have been grounded for nearly one month.
14:19
14:19

31 Arrested Partying in Kitgum Municipality

The suspects who include nine women and 22 men were picked from Corner pub in Central division, Kitgum Municipality on Thursday night.
13:15
13:15

43 Villages in Agago Declared Open Defecation Free Omot subcounty 1 2

The report released this week in Agago District reveals a great stride towards reduction in open defecation in the two sub-counties that have for long remained epicentres of unhygienic practices.
19:15
19:15

Kitgum Fails to Hit Target for Teachers COVID-19 Vaccination 3 1

The district had targeted to vaccinate 1,829 teachers out of which, 1,189 are in the district and 640 in the Municipality. Kitgum Resident District Commissioner William Komakech, however, says by Thursday last week, only 427 teachers out of the targeted 1,829 had received their first and second jab.
11:03
11:03

Patients Testing Positive for Covid-19 After Recovery Puzzle Kitgum Medics 4 1

Simon Knox Okongo, Kitgum District Surveillance Focal Point Person told Uganda Radio Network in an interview Thursday that one of the recovered patients has now tested positive for covid-19 for the fourth time consistently.
16:54
16:54

Mandatory COVID-19 Vaccination for Teachers Commences in Kitgum Sinovac Vaccine 2 1

Kitgum District Education Officer Fred Owot told Uganda Radio Network in an interview on Monday that they target to vaccinate 5,000 staff from all learning institutions in the district. He says about 3,000 of those targeted are teaching staff while 2,000 are support staff from Nursery, primary, secondary and tertiary institutions within the Municipality and sub-counties.
07:25
07:25

Teenage Pregnancies: Acholi Cultural Leaders Fault Parents Over Negligence 7 1 Top story

Poppy Paul Arop, the Pagen Clan Chief who also doubles as Chairperson of all clan Chiefs in East Acholi says parents have the responsibilities to liaise with the relevant authorities in their community to ensure issues of teenage pregnancy stops.
11:34
11:34

Kitgum Registers 4,000 Teenage Pregnancies in Two Years 3 1

According to statistics from the district Probation office, the majority of the cases were registered in 2019 before the government instituted the first lockdown following the outbreak of coronavirus disease.
19:50
19:50

Kitgum Receives 1,000 Covid-19 Vaccine Doses Sinovac Vaccine 1

William Komakech, Kitgum Resident District Commissioner,says the vaccines will be distributed to Kitgum General Hospital and St Joseph’s Hospital Kitgum to aid vaccination.
14:27
14:27

Slow Business at Kitgum Bus Park as Public Transport Resumes 1 4

The government imposed a second lockdown in mid-June following a spike in COVID-19 infections and deaths. It also issued several restrictions among them the suspension of public transport, which were lifted on Friday with taxis now advised to carry only 50 per cent of their licenced capacity.
16:21
16:21

1,600 VHTs Trained to Monitor COVID-19 Homebased Care Patients in Kitgum 2

Kitgum District Surveillance Focal Point Person Simon Knox Okongo says that the training was aimed at easing follow up of COVID-19 patients within the community which are sometimes not easily and frequently accessed by health workers.
14:18
14:18

Kitgum Registers Decline in Covid-19 Testing 3 1

Simon Knox Okongo, the Kitgum District Surveillance Focal Point Person says for nearly a week now, only about 20 people voluntarily turned up for RDT and PCR test in three designated Covid-19 testing centers.
16:06
16:06

Security Personnel Accused of Harassing Health Workers During Curfew 1 1

Innocent Rubangakene, a Laboratory scientist at Kitgum General Hospital told members of Kitgum Covid-19 Task Force on Thursday that he has been a victim of harassment meted on him by security personnel during curfew hours.
19:49
19:49

Nodding Syndrome Patients in Kitgum Starving 4 1

Mary Achola a resident of Tumangur village in Bongolaku ward whose three children are battling nodding syndrome says her children’s health condition is deteriorating due to lack of adequate food.
09:09
09:09

Minister Anywar Moves to Pay Health Workers’ Risk Allowances in Kitgum 2

Anywar says the intervention follows concerns by the district COVID-19 task force and health workers who had gone for months without accessing risk allowances for managing the pandemic. Doctors, laboratory specialists, clinical officers, nurses and community health workers under surveillance have not been paid for eight months now.
12:24
12:24

Unaccompanied Minors Turning up for Treatment Overwhlem Kitgum Health Workers 3

Collins Cox Mwaka, the in Charge of Loborom Health Centre III in Labongo Layamo Sub County, says that cases of unaccompanied minors between 6 and 14 years turning up at the facility seeking treatment have been on the rise.
16:03
16:03

Kitgum Health Workers Demand COVID-19 Risk Allowances 2

The Senior Hospital Administrator Bezzy Omoya says the inconsistency and delayed payment of health workers, some of whom have already contracted the deadly coronavirus disease, has caused distress and despair.
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