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10:51
10:51

Food, Drug Shortage Cripples Recovery of Nodding Syndrome Patients MInistry of Health 3 1

Dr. Denis Omoya Ochula, the Acting Lamwo District Health Officer acknowledged that the supplies of medicine for patients suffering from nodding syndrome have been inconsistent for the past year.
08:24
08:24

Name and Shame Approach Raises Latrine Coverage in Atongtidi MInistry of Health 3

A baseline survey conducted by Kwania District Health Officers in June 2022 showed that 3,705 households out of the 5,700 households in Atongtidi were answering nature’s call in bushes. The report prompted the Sub County council to enact a by-law to protect residents from getting hygiene-related infections.
18:38
18:38

Gov’t Starts Mass Treatment of River Blindness Among South Sudan Refugees MInistry of Health 2 1

David Oguttu, the programme Manager for the National Onchocerciasis Elimination programme says enrolling the refugees in mass treatment will help Uganda achieve its policy of eliminating Onchocerciasis.
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.
11:36
11:36

Gulu Hospital Secures US$5.3M for Construction of Regional Incinerator waste management 1 1 Top story

Currently, different health facilities across the Region struggle to transport their wastes for disposal at the national incinerator in Nakasongola District.
13:50
13:50

Amuru Authorities Appeal for more COVID-19 Vaccines MInistry of Health 2

Amuru district currently has a total of 486 health workers, at least 1200 teachers and at least 30,000 elderly people. These categories have been classified as the priority group to receive the vaccines.
19:06
19:06

Health Workers in Lira Trained on COVID-19 Rapid Diagnostic Test MInistry of Health 1 2

The training follows an initiative started by the Ministry of Health in improving accessibility to testing services for purposes of ensuring that all cases are detected and attended to at the earliest stage.
12:12
12:12

Lira City Residents Discard COVID-19 SOPs MInistry of Health 4 2

Although the government ordered strict enforcement of social distancing in markets and all public places and wearing of face masks, the guidelines have been discarded in Lira City.
07:36
07:36

Health Ministry Launches UGX 4B Project to Fight Elephantiasis in Lango sightsavers 4

Gabriel Matwale, the Program Manager Community Health and Vector Control Division at MoH, says they intend to operate 7,000 people to address both hydrocele and elephantiasis in Lango. He encouraged victims to embrace the program, saying their condition is manageable.
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