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Lockdown Affecting Recovering Nodding Syndrome Patients in Acholi COVID-19 Pandemic 9 2

Majority of the patient’s caretakers say they haven’t received any form of food relief from the government to feed their children in a long time.
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2,000 People Suffering From Epilepsy In Kitgum nodding syndrome 1 4

Barbra Rose Olum, the in-charge of Mental Health Department at Kitgum General Hospital, says that the high numbers of epileptic patients in the district is worrying.
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Man Defiles, Kills Two-Year-Old Daughter in Kitgum defilement 2

Samuel Opoka a farmer reportedly sexually assaulted the minor before killing her on Thursday afternoon. The incident happened at Lapana B village in Paibony Parish in Kitgum Matidi Sub County.
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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.
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Govt Yet to Avail Funding for Nodding Syndrome ministry of health 1 3

Although the Minister for Planning David Bahati had said Government has not yet got funding of up to 1.3 billion shillings, Finance Minister Minister Matia Kasaija said the money was there but he needed to look at the way to allocate it.
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MPs Take Voluntary Visit to Nodding Syndrome Affected Areas northern uganda 2

Nodding syndrome, according to the World Health Organisation, affects children between the ages of 5 and 15 years old, causing progressive cognitive dysfunction, neurological deterioration, stunted growth and a characteristic nodding of the head. Despite numerous and extensive investigations, very little is known about the cause of the disease.
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Omoro District in Drive to Revive Nodding Syndrome Care Center 2 3

Hope for Humans, the first comprehensive Care Center for sufferers of Nodding Syndrome was established in 2012. It became a safe haven where children with nodding syndrome received medical care, rehabilitation, nutritious meals, special education, and personal hygiene support.
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Nodding Disease Caused 130 Deaths In Northern Uganda nodding syndrome 1

Health Minister, Ruth Aceng denied having neglected the affected persons.
18:30
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Report: More Govt Intervention Needed on Nodding Syndrome

A report by the Parliamentary committee on Gender, Labour and Social development on the nodding disease has pointed out that affected children are being injured as parents try to contain them from wandering due to their illness.
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Seizure Monitoring Tool Boosts Treatment of Nodding Syndrome 3

Ceaser Okot, the coordinator Hope for Humans says the tool also allows for checking the weight of the child, recording of seizure frequencies, the height of the child and how the affected children relate to each other.
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Pader School Stops Nodding Syndrome Victim From Sitting PLE

17-year-old Geoffrey Ayela says he was promoted to Primary Seven after he excelled in 2013, which was enough proof of his remarkable recovery from the illness.
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Gulu Doctor Wants Special Needs Education For Nodding Victims dr nathan onyachi 2

The director of Gulu referral hospital has appealed to the government and donors to help in establishing a special needs education centre for children with nodding syndrome. Dr. Nathan Onyachi told Members of Parliament in Gulu that there are currently only 30 children with nodding syndrome who are pursuing primary education under the normal system.
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Police Stuck With 5 Special Needs Children epilepsy 2

Adongkare says the children deserted their families and opted to live on the streets without proper shelter and medical treatment.
09:08
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Govt Finally Delivers Food To Nodding Syndrome Victims business skills 2

Government has finally delivered nutritional foods to victims of the nodding syndrome in Kitgum district a month after the stores ran dry.
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Kitgum District Runs Out Of Nodding Syndrome Drugs drug stock 2

Kitgum District has run out of newly procured Sodium Valprate, the most essential drug required for managing nodding syndrome in the district.
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Families of Nodding Disease Patients Need Counselling Too nodding syndrome 2

There is need to provide effective counseling for families with members suffering from mental health ailments such as the nodding syndrome.
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MOH: Nodding disease is a Multifaceted Disease nodding syndrome 1

Research carried out on the children also indicates that most of them suffer from vitamin deficiency and are being given vitamin supplements.
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