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09:20
09:20

Truck Drivers Protest Against COVID-19 Testing Fees At Malaba Border Point 1

Mohammed Gitui, one of the drivers, says that as part of the integration there would be a common practice in all the East African Community member states.
13:11
13:11

Errant Teachers, Social Media Reports Blamed for Low Vaccine Uptake in Tororo, Butaleja 6 1

The Tororo District Assistant Chief Administrative Officer, Jackson Osudo, says teachers who have refused to get vaccinated risk being scrapped off the government payroll and their services discontinued. Dr. Obbo has now warned that if the general public does not turn up for vaccinations by the end of this month, the AstraZeneca vaccine will expire and go to waste.
11:17
11:17

Wave of Pregnant Teenagers Overwhelms Osukuru Health Center III 2 5

Imelda Musungu, the midwife at Osukuru Health Center III says that they are currently receiving over 50 teenage mothers who go at the health facility for antenatal care services per week. They are aged between 12-19 years and they are from Osukuru sub-county and neighboring sub-counties in Tororo district.
10:24
10:24

Scabies Attack Hundreds in Tororo 1

Florence Akodoi, another resident says that her husband almost divorced her when she got infected with scabies accusing her of having extramarital affairs due to the itchy nature of her private parts until the same disease attacked the husband.
12:03
12:03

COVID-19: Budaka, Tororo Districts Suspend Annual Leave For Health Workers

According to the district officials, all health workers on leave are supposed to report back to help reinforce the existing personnel in the fight against the Coronavirus pandemic.
16:35
16:35

Tororo Town Deserted as Covid-19 Bites 1 1

Gerald Osolo, a truck driver in Tororo town says that though the president permitted construction activities to go on with business, no one is approaching them to go and ferry construction materials.
17:55
17:55

Over 20 Shops in Tororo Closed for Flouting Covid19 SOPs 1

Yahaya Were, the Tororo District Deputy Resident District Commissioner, who is the acting Task Force Chairperson and acting Tororo District Police Commander, Kasim Matovu led the operation.
12:42
12:42

130 Pregnancies Recorded among School Children in Tororo 3

Now the education department of Tororo District has found that 30 per cent of the female population might not return to school when the institutions are reopened because they will either still be pregnant, breastfeeding or even married. The department record shows that there were 87 impregnated girls in Osukulu county and another 46 in Molo sub-county.
07:56
07:56

Ministry Official, LC I Chaiperson Arrested Over Missing Mosquito Nets 1

Peter Issu, the Operations Manager in Charge of the Mosquito net distribution exercise in Western Division and Mary Lucy Awori, the Water Village LC I Chairperson were picked by police on Monday morning for alleged failure to deliver nets to the intended persons in the village.
12:28
12:28

Mukuju Health Center IV Theater Non-Functional Since 2004 3

The Health Center in Charge, Dr. Jagire Oyango, says the major equipment in the theater has broken down because of going for a long time without being used due the absence of critical staff.
13:21
13:21

Border Districts in Eastern Uganda Seek Additional Covid-19 Funds 4

Connie Bwire, the Tororo, District Assistant Health officer says that they still have a challenge of lack of personal protective equipment in the district yet there are increasing COVID-19 cases in the community.
12:09
12:09

Tororo Health Facilities Run Out of ART Drugs 4

According to health officials in the district, for over six consecutive months, the district’s accredited health facilities haven’t received essential drugs especially for second line ARVs and for the pediatrics regiments.
16:58
16:58

27 Quarantined as Tororo Registers Two COVID-19 Community Cases 1

Tororo District Health Officer Dr David Okumu said that the 27 people who are are currently under quarantine at Mukuju Core Primary Teacher’s College were picked by the district surveillance team after they came in contact with the two cases. Several others are being followed up.
11:46
11:46

Tororo Medical Workers Arrested Over Drug Theft

The suspects are identified as Peter Opua the senior principle stores assistant Tororo main hospital, the Nangongera Health Centre IV assistant inventory officer Isaac Obbo and the senior Ambulance driver at Tororo main hospital Ochwo Usain.
18:35
18:35

Tororo School Excludes Indians from Measles-Rubella Immunization

Oyuka reportedly locked up children in classrooms to prevent them from receiving the vaccines as part of the mass measles-rubella vaccination campaign that started today, in schools across the country. He said that the school needed to seek consent from the parents before subjecting its pupils to any kind of vaccination.
09:33
09:33

NDA Impounds Medicine Worth UGX 106M in Eastern Uganda 2

The 4-day operation which started on 7th to 11th October was conducted in the districts of Tororo, Busia, Budaka, Kibuku, Butaleja, Butebo and Pallisa in Bukedi and Amuria, Bukedea, Kaberamaido, Katakwi, Kumi, Ngora, Serere, and Soroti in Teso sub-region.
07:12
07:12

Family Seeks Explanation From Hospital Over Father's Death Top story

Dr. Osipa Ekol, a close relative to the deceased and a doctor at Naguru Hospital blames the dentist for unprofessionalism and negligence.
14:38
14:38

Tororo RDC Wants Compulsory HIV Testing for Students hiv in schools 1

He says the practice will boost Ugandas interventions for controlling further spread of the HIV pandemic and improve health outcomes for those who are already infected.
11:45
11:45

Woman to Lose Fingers After Fake Injection fake doctors 1

Stella Keko, a nursing officer at Tororo main hospital, advices people to always seek medical attention from qualified health officials to avoid such unfortunate situations which may also lead to death. By the time of filling this story, Nyafwonos family where taking the matter to police to have Maketch arrested for impersonation.
17:17
17:17

Teachers, Pupils Of Tororo Primary School Share One Latrine pit latrines

The more than 1, 000 pupils both boys and girls are sharing with both the female and male teachers the only pit latrine which the neighboring Atipe Church of Uganda allowed them to use after their 5-stance pit latrine was washed away by the heavy rains two months ago.
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