Monsignor Emmanuel Udaga the Diocesan Administrator Nebbi Catholic Diocese said that due to the second wave of Covid19, the Consecration and installation of the new Bishop has been postponed indefinitely. He asked the Christians to remain faithful and prayerful.
In an eleven day’s operations that was concluded over the weekend covering nine districts in the region, NDA inspectors inspected 434 drugs outlets. The team recovered 171boxes of assorted government and prohibited drugs estimated at over Shillings 42million and are currently lying in the NDA offices in Arua.
Nebbi General Hospital currently relies on the local government vehicles including that of the LCV Chairman and Resident District Commissioner to refer Covid19 patients to Arua regional referral hospital.
According to Dr. Oryema, the mass cholera vaccination campaign targets people from 1 year and above. He says under the campaign they will also install chlorine dispensers at landing sites, which are prune to cholera to provide clean and safe water to residents.
Grace Onim, a resident of Munduriema village says she has gone without water for the past one week. She says that she treks up to 4kms every day to the nearest water source which they share with grazing livestock.
It was reported that the vehicle registration number UG332O in which he was travelling swerved off the road and hit a tree in the newly created Pakwach district on Friday. The chairperson was traveling to Kucwiny Sub County Nebbi district for the routine inspection of schools when the tragedy occurred.
Henry Lulu, the West Nile regional manager Aids Information center attributes the escalation in infections to the reckless lives led by fishing communities in Panyimur. He calls on government to come up with programs targeting fishing communities around the country.
Festo Thugitho, the Acting town clerk Nebbi town council says they have started imposing fines on some lodges but if they don't improve they will be left with no option but to withdraw their operational license.
Dr. Charles Kennedy Kissa, the medical superintendent Nebbi Hospital says they have been grappling with the water crisis since the water valve broken down because they don't have funds to buy a new one.
This initiative by Total E&P Uganda is geared towards accelerating the fight against HIV through creating awareness and provision of life skills training to sex workers, boda boda riders and youth in Pakwach town council, Nebbi district.
The Nebbi District Health Officer Dr Oryema Jakor has clarified that the couple whose deaths on Monday sparked an Ebola scare in the district could have died of dysentery and not the deadly disease now reported in Kibaale district.