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15:26
15:26

Acute Water Shortage Hits Arua City 1 3

On Thursday, the National Water and Sewerage Cooperation (NWSC) pipelines at the bridge burst cutting off water supply to Giligili pumping station in Kasua cell, Ayivu division, and to other areas of the city.
12:08
12:08

Suspected Chickenpox Outbreak Reported in Arua City 1 3

Elias Mahmud, the in-charge of Risk Communication and Laboratory Services in Arua City told URN that they have so far received two alerts through the Community based surveillance system.
10:59
10:59

Three Terego District Officials Arrested for Bribery

According to the IG, the trio solicited a kickback from a supplier who was hired to offer catering services for the training of over 900 village health teams in Terego district. The event was organised by TASO-Uganda.
13:00
13:00

Despicable: Unoccupied Stalls at Arua Main Market Misused as Latrines Arua City 1 3

The vendors in the market suspect that the despicable practice is being perpetrated by intruders, especially at night. They say that the suspected intruders normally sneak into the market in the evening and hide inside some of the unoccupied stalls on the first floor and thus get locked inside the market.
12:41
12:41

Four Victims of City 5 Gin Face Possible Blindness 3 2

Dr. Alex Andema, the Director of Arua Regional Referral Hospital, says that most survivors started experiencing visual complications on the first day of admission. He says there is a high possibility City 5 Gin contained Methanol that causes blindness.
13:12
13:12

Ministry of Health to Rollout Indoor Residual Spraying in West Nile 3

The spraying exercise is part of a two-year programme funded by the Global Fund. The intervention will cover nine highly burdened districts namely Adjumani, Moyo, Yumbe, Obongi, Koboko, Maracha, Arua, Madi Okollo and Terego.
06:55
06:55

14 People Die After Drinking Potent Gin Arua City 1 2

The death started occurring on Friday until Sunday morning while several other victims are hospitalized. According to police, seven of the deaths occurred in Mvara and Oluko suburbs in Arua city and seven others in Madi Okollo district.
08:57
08:57

West Nile Battling Surge in Malaria Prevalence 3 1

The districts of Madi Okollo, Maracha, Nebbi, Obongi, Pakwach, Terego, Yumbe and Zombo are among those reporting an upsurge of malaria cases with the majority of the cases being reported among children below five years.
19:27
19:27

Arua Hospital Staff Detained over Theft of Computer Monitor 1 1

Josephine Angucia, the West Nile Regional Police spokesperson confirmed the arrest of the suspect saying they have charged him with office breaking and theft as well as theft of power back up.
13:40
13:40

Congestion Takes Toll on Arua Hospital Neonatal Unit 1 2

Suzan Tabu, the Principal Nursing Officer says although they are supposed to handle just 16 babies, on average they admit 150 babies in a month, which has overstretched the few workers at the unit.
11:01
11:01

Arua Nurse Arrested Over Death of a Two-Year-Old Child 1 2

The nurse identified as Paul Wamala was picked up yesterday after relatives of a 2-year old child who died last week at the facility reported the matter to the Arua Regional Referral Hospital police post.
10:39
10:39

Two-Year-Old Child Dies at Arua Hospital After Nurse Demands Bribe 1 3

According to the relatives of the child, Wamala allegedly asked them to initially give him 30,000 Shillings to buy medicines to commence the procedure. He however returned shortly to the relatives of asking for additional 180,000 Shillings from the relatives.
12:54
12:54

Uncontrolled Dumping Threatens Public Health in Arua City 4 2

Currently, abandoned landfills are a common sight along Duka road, Ojio road, Adumi road, and Lemerijoa road among others in Central Division. Also, areas around Arua Main market and Ediofe junction road have continued to harbor huge filthy heaps of poorly disposed of garbage.
10:58
10:58

West Nile Grappling with High Unmet Family Planning Needs 1 3

Conducted by Makerere University School of Public Health (MakSPH) between September and November 2021, the survey shows that 24 percent of every 100 women aged between 15 and 49 would like to limit or delay getting pregnant but they do not have access to consistent use of modern contraceptive methods.
15:34
15:34

Arua City Bans Food Vending 2 1

Khemis Muzaidi the Mayor of Arua Central Division says that the ban is in good faith because it is only a preventive measure to protect the public from risks of sanitation-related diseases like cholera.
16:42
16:42

Casual Workers in Arua City Use Bare Hands to Sort Hazardous Waste 1 1

The most affected are those that are deployed at the garbage sorting sites and cleaning services whose work among others involves getting in contact with waste products on the street and in drainage channels in the central business district of the city.
17:28
17:28

Shortage of Anaesthetic Officers Hindering Health Care in West Nile 3

According to the local government, human resource structure, every health center IV is supposed to have one anesthetic officer and an assistant. However, several health center IVs in the sub-region are operating without anesthetic officers.
15:26
15:26

NDA Raids West Nile Drug Outlets, Impounds Drugs Worth UGX 89.4m 2 2

The drugs were impounded during two weeks of enforcement operations that targeted 100 illegal drug outlets in the districts of Arua, Yumbe, Koboko, Madi-Okollo, Maracha, Terego, Nebbi, Zombo and Pakwach.
17:00
17:00

Arua: Why Africa's Once 'Second Cleanest City' is Uganda's Dirtiest 1 2

The city currently has only two functional garbage skips yet there are more than 22 collection sites where the garbage is being dumped all the time.
15:11
15:11

Arua City Butchers Protest Poor State of Abattoir 1 3

Located along Iddi Amin road in Arua Central Division, the abattoir lacks a functional water system, electricity, latrine for the workers and has not undergone any major renovation over the past 20 years.
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