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Fifty percent of health workers in Gulu district are not attending to their respective duties without credible reasons, this contemporary online newspaper has learnt. The Gulu district acting Health Officer, Yoweri Idiba explains. “Out of the 50 percent of the health workers who misses work, 10% are on leave, 10% off duty, and 10% absent …

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By Norine Kazombo Gulu District health officials have urged road constructors in the district to make it a responsibility by covering holes along the roads they have constructed. Yoweri Idiba – the acting district health officer said in most circumstances constructors of roads in the district tend to dig down holes but fail to cover …

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These cases were recorded from all the health facilities within the district between the months of July to September 2018, and were filed by the Village Health Teams, health officials say. The report also indicated that Laroo division led with a total of 1375 cases; with Pece division registering the lowest cases of 275, and …

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By Norine Kazombo Following the recent arrest of the health center II in-charges, the Gulu acting DHO, Yoweri Idiba, has warned in-charges of government aided health facilities in the district against mishandling of drugs and other office equipment. While addressing health centre in-charges from the entire health facilities within the district on 8th January, 2019 …

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By Norine Kazombo Khat or qat is the leaves of an Arabian hedge plant which are chewed (or drunk as an infusion) as a pick-me-up. Qat has been grown for use as a stimulant for centauries in the Horn of Africa and the Arabian Peninsula, and in some other countries, it’s known as qaat, jimaa …

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Lango Entertainment Award [LEA] 2018 chapter has ended fruitfully with different talents being awarded. This years’ fete was bigger on honoring local musicians, radio personalities and creating awareness on the rampant cases of child marriages and teenage pregnancies in the sub-region. On the theme: “Realizing Lango identity, Zero violence, Zero teenage pregnancies and child marriages”, …

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In a bid to extend clean water supply, promotion of sanitation in Kagadi district, Ministry of Water and Environment through Water and Sanitation Development Facility Central [WSDF-C] has released funds for the development. The project, to cost Uganda shilling 22.8 billion is to be undertaken by Egypt engineering company – Samcrete Egypt Engineers and Contractors. …

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   The Mbale Regional Referral Hospital administrator Dr. Emmanuel Tugaineyo has expressed need in including diabetes in the hospital outreach program. Speaking at the Annual General Meeting of Uganda Diabetes Association [UDA] held at Mbale Regional Referral Hospital, Tugaineyo said that there is an increase of diabetic cases [patients]in the country. Accordingto Tugaineyo, the Uganda …

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“No one is expected to pay for any treatment unless it is in the private wing,” senior hospital admin says

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By Norine Lamwaka Since June this year – Gulu regional referral hospital authorities say they are still keeping four dead bodies whose relatives have refused to pick them. Also, at least 15 bodies have been buried by the hospital in the cemetery since the beginning of this closing year. This, according to George Oroma – …

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