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COVID-19 SOPs help Karamoja overcome challenge of diarrhoea

Nakapiripirit, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT | There is a reduction diarrhoea cases across Karamoja region due to the positive response by the community to hand washing against the coronavirus pandemic, health officials have revealed.  Dr. John Anguzu, the Nakapiripirit District Health Director, says the coronavirus pandemic broke out in the country …

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Moroto names 78 politicians without pit latrines

Moroto, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT | Seventy-eight politicians right from the district, municipality and sub county levels in Moroto lack pit latrines in their residential premises.  The politicians have named in one and half page of shame produced by the Moroto District Health Director, Dr. Hanes Lokales.  According to Dr. Lokales, most …

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Pharmacies rationing Vitamin C tablets

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT | Pharmacies around Kampala are rationing Vitamin C tablets due to the shortage of the drug on the Ugandan market.  At many pharmacies that URN visited in Ntinda, Wandegeya, Kamwokya and within the Central Business District, customers cannot buy more than one box of Vitamin C …

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