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Abim district battles fresh infestation of scabies

Abim, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Health authorities in Abim district have confirmed an outbreak of scabies in the district. Scabies is a highly contagious skin infestation which causes an itchy red rash on the skin. It’s passed from one person to another through direct skin contact and through infested …

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Illegal guns fueling killings in Karamoja – RDC

Abim, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Resident District Commissioner (RDC) of Abim says the high incidents leading to death by shooting in the district are fueled by armed Karimojong warriors who continuously attack to steal cows. Samuel Mpimbaza Hashaka says that the armed Karamojong mainly from Kotido turn their …

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Abim Hospital undergoes more renovation

Abim Hospital, the place that caused a political storm during the presidential campaign has received additional funding that will be used to renovate its Tuberculosis ward. Abim Hospital medical superintendent Dr Edison Twine thanked the government for the Shs400m dispatched that will also be used to boost the hospital’s mortuary …

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Four arrested with ivory in Abim, northern Uganda

Police in Abim District in northern Uganda are holding four men who were arrested with 22.5 kilograms of ivory. Sixty-seven year old Longoli Longura, Locul Peter Loro 45, Okot Francis 38 and Loila James Boda 24, all Ugandan citizens were arrested by the Natural Resource Conservation Network (NRCN) with help …

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Strange killer of Abim

By Mubatsi Asinja Habati & Rukiya Makuma Delayed diagnosis causes anxiety as over 30 people die A forty-one year-old man from Wipolo village, Morulem subcounty in Abim district was the first recorded victim. He complained of headache and stomach pain on Oct 2 and by Oct. 7 he was dead. …

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