Breaking

Archive

Dec 8 results
10:33
10:33

Low COVID_19 Vaccine Uptake in Lango Irks Minister Acheng Ministry Of Health 4 1

Dr. Stephen Obbo, the Director Lira Regional Referral Hospital advised the community to embrace the mass vaccination exercise taking place now saying the majority of people being admitted in the treatment unit are those who are not vaccinated.
12:26
12:26

Lira Hospital Intensive Care Unit Lacking Specialists Ministry Of Health 4

Stephen Obbo, the Director Lira Regional Referral Hospital explained that they are operating as a High Dependent Unit (HDU) instead of the ICU due to lack of specialized staff.
11:43
11:43

Lira Hospital Expands COVID-19 Treatment Centre COVID_19 3 1

Judith Namirimu Polah, a Senior Principal Nursing Officer supervising the treatment centre explained that the facility is filled up due to the surge in the number of cases. She explains that the extra treatment centre will be located in two tents within a designated area at the hospital.
07:00
07:00

IRS Reduces Malaria Prevalence in Lira by 15% Ministry Of Health 5 1 Top story

Geoffrey Ariko, the Lira District Bio-stat Officer, explains that malaria cases kept increasing throughout the year up to 33.7%. He, however, says that they recorded a sharp decline in Malaria cases between December 2020 and March 2021 following the implementation of IRS program in May 2020.
07:29
07:29

Lira Hospital Gets Blood Bank Ministry Of Health 4 2 Top story

Until recently, Lira Regional Referral Hospital has been relying on the blood bank at Gulu Regional Referral hospital for testing and screening blood.
11:22
11:22

UMA Raises Concern About Delays to Pay Covid-19 Risk Allowances to Medics unpaid allowances 2 1

Dr Diana Atwine, the Permanent Secretary at the Ministry of Health, admitted that health workers in some treatment units had not been paid due to lack of funds.
12:41
12:41

Lira District Given Tents to Accommodate Covid-19 Cases Ministry Of Health 3 1

Dr Edmond Acheka, the Assistant DHO in-charge of maternal and child health says that the tents can accommodate 60 beds. He adds that they are going to boost their capacity to admit more patients especially from within the local community.
15:45
15:45

Ambulance Breakdown Hindering COVID-19 Fight at Lira Hospital Ministry Of Health 4

The ambulance which broke down last year was given to the hospital in 2004 by the Ministry of Health.
Dec 8 results