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By Komakech Jimmy Details have emerged as to why the National Environment Management Authority (NEMA) suspended the operations of Bukona Agro Processors in Nwoya district. The business halt, follows numerous complaints by residents about contamination of River Ayago, where wastes from the plant was flowing. A team from NEMA Lira regional office confirmed that the …

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By Komakech Jimmy Pregnant and breastfeeding women will be given the experimental Ebola vaccine, making a U-turn in World Health Organization’s (WHO) policy. A meeting of the WHO’s expert vaccine advisory group reversed a previous decision to deny pregnant women the vaccine because there was not enough evidence of its safety. Reluctance to offer the …

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By Jimmy Komakech Madira Kefa a public health officer at Uganda’s Ministry of Health said the training is to prepare Uganda as a country in response to current Ebola outbreak in the neighbouring DR Congo. Kefa added that there are ‘so many people crossing the border from Congo and entering into Uganda’ which needs them …

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Gulu regional referral hospital that has no any other dumping site except one in front of the mental health department unit leaves psychiatric patients at high risks of contracting more infections, TND News findings show. In an engagement with Mrs Akello Immaculate, the in-charge of the mental health department says she has ever raised the issue of burning medical wastes next …

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By Daniel Ojara Lalogi health center IV in Omoro district which is soon to be upgraded into a district referral hospital, according to reports, for 2 years is operating without an ambulance. According to the LC3 chairperson Lalogi sub –county, Everest Okwonga, he says the ambulance which was donated by the area Member of Parliament for …

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By Daniel Ojara Omoro district farmers have urged district veterinary department in to carry out massive vaccination of animals against confirmed outbreak of deadly livestock disease, black quarter. According to report, over 500 domestic animals died within January and February this year. These deaths [outbreak] are confirmed in the sub-counties of Odek, Lalogi, Lakwana and Omoro …

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Team of doctors from Germany conducted dental services to hundreds of people in Gulu district. A five day medical camp treated 321 people of Gwendia parish, Awach sub-county in Gulu district with dental problems. Dr. Sina Ophoff a dentist from Germany who headed the team in an interview with our reporter said tooth decay are …

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By Norine Adokorach Gulu Regional Referral Hospital is stuck with a woman chased from Kampala for her failing health condition on treatment in the medicine ward. Rita Acayo, a resident of Kitebi in Kampala hopelessly stumbled to the Medicine ward of Gulu Hospital on January 31st. She disembarked from a bus traveling to Kitgum district …

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  The northern Uganda district of Oyam is grappling with the burden of HIV/AIDS infections which is already above the national prevalence rate of 6%, the district health department has disclosed. According to Dr Thomas Malinga, the district health officer [DHO] Oyam, the district has seen increasing prevalence of HIV AIDS, a trend that could …

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An official at the Health Ministry asked the public to be critical on non-communicable diseases which is becoming a huge threat to the country. Dr.Charles Olaro is the director incharrge clinical services at the Ministry of Health. He says whereas the country is grappling with the burden of HIV/AIDs and others like tuberculosis, there is …

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