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11:40
11:40

Health Ministry Lifts Movement Restrictions on Gulu District Ministry of Health 2 1

A 14-day lockdown had been imposed on Gulu, after a pronouncement by President Yoweri Museveni to maintain restrictions on areas that had evidence of community transmissions of the virus. At the time, there were 43 active cases of COVID-19 undergoing treatment at Gulu Regional Referral Hospital.
15:32
15:32

Adjumani District Seeks Additional 1.7b to Fight Against COVID-19 COVID-19 pandemic. 3

According to Leku, due to the lack of money, many of the front liners are demoralized and not willing to work and yet the district is continuing to register community cases. He adds that, they have already exhausted the 165 million shillings given by government with most of it going in case management.
14:52
14:52

31 Health Workers Deployed to Boost COVID-19 Treatment in Gulu Hospital COVID-19 patients 3

They include one physician; six clinicians, 12 nurses and 12 hygienists. The hygienists are charged with day to day cleaning of the treatment facility including laundry services across the 100 expanded bed capacity unit.
13:04
13:04

Six Vehicles for COVID-19 Response Activities in Gulu Grounded virus disease 3 1

According to the District Health Officer Yoweri Idiba said the Task Force is soliciting for 3.7 million Shillings for servicing the automobiles. The vehicles being used by the Task Force need services on biweekly basis because of the speed they use while responding to COVID-19 activities.
20:35
20:35

Kitgum COVID-19 Task Force Sends Health Officials Under Self-Quarantine Ministry of Health

Sources told Uganda Radio Network that the Commissioner and his team arrived Kitgum on May 25. They allegedly met some members of the district task force and other health workers, toured Kitgum General Hospital Maternity Ward, and were hosted for a talk show on one of the radio stations.
07:49
07:49

Gulu Leaders Want Gov’t to Increase Funding to Lacor Hospital Clinical Services 1 3

The leaders argue the hospital is overwhelmed in offering comprehensive healthcare services among which includes physiotherapy, training healthcare workers and promoting health researches in Northern Uganda.
12:03
12:03

COVID-19 Community Testing Starts in Elegu Elegu Border Post 2

The town which shares a common border with South Sudan, approximately 100 kilometres north of Gulu has in recent weeks recorded a spike in COVID-19 positive cases mostly among truck drivers entering Uganda from South Sudan.
12:09
12:09

Gulu Hospital Expands COVID-19 Treatment Centre South Sudan 3 1

Emmanuel Ainebyoona, the public relations officer Ministry of health says they expanded the space at the hospital because Elegu border post had registered an increase in the number of truck drivers being diagnosed with COVID-19.
11:59
11:59

Cross Border Truck Drivers Banned from Stopovers in Kitgum President Museveni 1 1

The resolution made during a weekly task-force meeting on Friday aims at curbing truck drivers from neighbouring East African countries from spreading the virus.
12:34
12:34

Patients in Kitgum Shun Health Facilities Kitgum municipality 4 1

Dr Geoffrey Okello, the Kitgum General Hospital Acting Medical Superintendent says the numbers have reduced significantly following reports of a patient who was isolated at the facility after presenting suspected symptoms of covid-19.
16:58
16:58

Kitgum Medic Isolated After Developing Covid-19 Symptoms Ministry of Health 2

Dr Pamela Akot, the Medical Director St Joseph's Hospital Kitgum says the health worker went to the health facility on Tuesday and disclosed to her colleagues she had fever adding that tests for malaria and other ailment conducted on her all came out negative.
13:22
13:22

Lamwo Officials Run To Stakeholders to Support Measles Campaign Agoro Subcounty 1 Top story

Lamwo District Health Educator, Obote Odwar told URN in an interview on Tuesday that the planned measles campaign seeks to contain further outbreak across the district as they continue with routine immunization.
19:25
19:25

Measles Cases Rise to 26 in Lamwo Agoro Subcounty 1

The first five confirmed cases of measles were registered in the four villages of Agoro sub-county on January 10, 2020, from a sample of 18 children who had suspected symptoms of the disease. Lamwo District Health Educator Obote Odwar says that 21 patients who had similar symptoms were confirmed to be positive a week later.
18:58
18:58

Apaa Residents Reject Adjumani Health Workers for Measles-Rubella Immunization Ministry of Health

On Tuesday, Ocen said that the residents have rejected the health workers from Adjumani district citing distrust.
11:47
11:47

Gulu Seeks Extra UGX28m for Mass Measles Vaccination Ministry of Health 1

The district last week received 152 million shillings from the Ministry of Health for the exercise that will start from 15th to 19th of October. However, they argue that the money is inadequate for the 163 vaccination canters in the 16 sub-counties.
14:40
14:40

Kitgum General Hospital Seeks Increased Funding Kitgum municipality 1 2

Bezy Omoya, the Hospital Senior Administrator says that the Health Ministry has continued to budget for the facility as a 100-bed capacity hospital yet it operates with 246 beds.
12:50
12:50

Amuru District to Relocate Apaa Health Centre II UWA

Dr Patrick Odong Olwedo, the Amuru District Health Officer, says the current location of the facility has hindered the district`s attempt to provide health care services to the residents in the area.
13:29
13:29

Omoro District Leaders Disagree on Relocation of Cancer Treatment Centre Gulu City

Last month, the district council passed a resolution to shift the treatment centre to a 20-acre piece of land in Bobi Sub County. The land situated next to Bobi Health Centre III was formerly the administrative land for Omoro County.
14:53
14:53

Black Flies Send Pader Residents in Panic nodding syndrome 3 2

Pader District Vector Control Officer William Sam Oyet called for urgent government intervention citing that the flies are reported to be responsible for the outbreak of nodding syndrome. Although the real cause of nodding syndrome is not yet known, the Ministry of Health through several scientific research conducted attributes its cause to black flies that are dominant along the Aswa River.
13:13
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Gov’t Asked to Establish Regional Cancer Registries Ministry of Health

Francis Okongo, the Cancer Registrar of Gulu Cancer Registry told URN in an interview that Cancer Registries should be established in all the regions so that the regional variations in cancer incidents can be taken care of.
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