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20:07
20:07

COVID-19 Patient Attempts to Escape from Moroto Hospital 1

Sources who asked not to be named for fear of reprimand, said a male suspect attempted to escape in the dead of last night and made another attempt this afternoon at around 4 pm. The case was admitted to the treatment centre on Monday night.
19:23
19:23

Malnutrition on The Rise in Karamoja 1 2

According to Simon Ondoga a senior nutritionist in Moroto Regional Referral Hospital, the malnutrition rate in the region has grown from three in 10 children under five years in 2018 to four in 10 children currently. He told URN today on Thursday that most of the cases suffer from acute malnutrition, a condition that leads to stunting, and low brain development.
17:43
17:43

Moroto Regional Referral Hospital to Set Up Coronavirus Isolation Centre Ministry of health 1

The recommendation comes after the World Health Organization-WHO officer for Karamoja Field Office Dr Ken Kabali completed a training of medical workers at the referral hospital on how to handle cases of the virus if it breaks out.
17:32
17:32

Dr. Ben Watmon to Head Moroto Regional Referral Hospital Ministry of Health 1 Top story

“Dr. Ogwang has been caretaking the hospital but the substantive Hospital Director has been appointed. He embarks on his duties in the hospital as earlier indicated before he was given responsibility of caretaking the hospital”, he said on phone.
15:45
15:45

Moroto Hospital Staff Pinned for Illegally Removing Patients Uterus Ministry of Healt 5 1 Top story

The couple recorded the statement at Moroto Central Police Station following the arrest of the same Doctor by the State House Anti- Corruption Unit. He was arrested on Tuesday by the team led by Lt. Col. Edith Nakalema following complaints of unprofessional conduct lodged against him.
15:30
15:30

8 Moroto District Officials Released on Bond State House 1

Charles Denaya, the officer in- charge Moroto Central Police Station, says that the officials were released on Wednesday. He, however, says that Dr Phillip Akunguru, the staff at Moroto Regional Referral Hospital who is accused of stealing drugs and conducting illegal procedures including removal of uteruses is still in custody.
10:58
10:58

Moroto Hospital Internal Auditor Earns Two Salaries Education Ministry 1

Olum draws another salary from Arua Regional Referral Hospital where he also serves as an internal auditor. This came to limelight on Tuesday in a meeting convened by the State House Anti- Corruption Unit led by Lt. Col. Edith Nakalema.
19:58
19:58

State House Anti-Corruption Unit Cracks Whip in Moroto 1 1

Nakalema noted that her visit was informed by several complaints especially regarding issues at Moroto Regional Referral Hospital and boreholes that were allegedly not drilled. Other concerns were illegal recruitment of staff, misplaced priorities affecting smooth operations in the hospital and procurement-related issues.
12:42
12:42

Shortage of Medical Equipment Affects Moroto Hospital Operations 4 1

Joyce Iduwan, a nursing officer who was on duty told URN that working without the said equipment has always forced them to refer mothers to Matany, one of the missionary hospitals in Karamoja.
13:09
13:09

Moroto Hospital Fails to Attract Specialists karamoja sub region 1 2

According to the Auditor General’s Report for 2017/2018, Moroto hospital lacks key staff and yet more than 1.2 billion shillings meant for recruitment of staff was returned to the treasury.
09:20
09:20

Four Injured in Moroto Accident mt moroto police 1 1

However, one of the passengers, Lawrence Lemukol, who survived with minor injuries told URN that the car was speeding. He explained that they rolled five times, throwing passengers in different directions.
17:34
17:34

Moroto Hospital Staff Abandon Biometric Machine 1 1

In Moroto Regional Referral Hospital, a few staff use the Biometric Machine. Since its installation in 2016, only 171 staff are registered in the finger data capture machine out of 221 staff working in the hospital.
12:52
12:52

Embattled Moroto Hospital Director Reinstated, Transferred ministry of health 1 Top story

Dr. Atwine interdicted Dr. Nyeko on March 30th, 2018 for alleged embezzlement and misappropriation of over Shillings 50 million meant for the maintenance of the regional workshop in the financial year 2015/16.
10:02
10:02

Health Minister Advises Moroto Municipal Council On Unclaimed Bodies dr jane ruth aceng 1

The ultimatum comes at a time the hospital is overwhelmed with issues of unclaimed bodies that have tainted its image. Early this month, Moroto Regional Referral Hospital Mortuary had 14 unclaimed bodies which had stayed for months.
10:39
10:39

Moroto Hospital To Write to Men For Antenatal Services ministry of health 2 1 Top story

Grace Asio, a peer mother from Kakoliye village who works in the antenatal unit at Moroto regional referral hospital, says most men shes interacted with fear to test for HIV with their spouses.
06:49
06:49

Abandoned Bodies Overwhelm Moroto Hospital mark aol musooka 1 1 Top story

Mark Aol Musooka, the Board Chairperson of Management Moroto Regional Referral Hospital, says that while the issue of unclaimed bodies isnt new, he is surprised with the new trend of abandoning patients in the hospital.
10:24
10:24

Moroto Hospital To Receive UGX 2.4B Staff Accommodation karamoja sub region 2

Moroto Regional Referral Hospital is set to receive staff accommodation worth 2.4 billion shillings from the Government of Uganda.
18:08
18:08

Dental Patients Stranded at Moroto Hospital ministry of health 1 1

Dr. Alfred Francis Ogwang, the Director Moroto Regional Referral Hospital, said the only dental surgeon at the hospital traveled to Kampala for a meeting with the Health Ministry Permanent Secretary.
12:59
12:59

Moroto Fistula Camp Records Poor Turn-up fistula repair camp 1 1

The camp that started on Monday is one of the interventions to give hope to victims of Obstetric Fistula, a condition caused by prolonged obstructed labour, creating a hole between the vagina and rectum or bladder. Fistula sufferers are left with no control over of urine and faeces.
12:22
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Moroto Leaders On the Spot for Sale of Waragi moroto district 3 2

John Lorot Apamulele, the former South Division LC III Chairperson claims he abandoned the business after several confrontations with police and other leaders. He told URN that he quit the business when police arrested him with Waragi worth Shillings 35 million.
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