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Arua hospital gets first CT scan machine

Arua, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Local residents and leaders in West Nile are excited following the delivery of the first Computed Tomography (CT) scan to Arua Regional Referral Hospital by the health ministry. CT scan is a medical imaging technique used in radiology to get detailed images of the body …

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Staff shortage hits Arua hospital mental health unit

Arua, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Patients at Arua Regional Referral Hospital Mental Health department are struggling to get adequate service due to the severe shortage of medical workers at the unit. Currently, the unit has five nursing staff, three psychiatric clinical officers and one psychiatric doctor who attend to more …

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Speaker donates solar equipment to Arua Hospital

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Speaker of Parliament, Anita Among has donated solar equipment to Arua Regional Referral Hospital in a bid to support the hospital deal with the rampant electricity shortages in the region. The Speaker, who was disheartened to learn that mothers have been dying at the hospital …

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Arua hospital staff detained over theft of computer monitor

Arua, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Arua central police station is holding staff of Arua regional referral hospital over purported theft of medical equipment at the facility. Innocent Ezama, attached to the medical equipment department at the facility was picked up by police after a computer monitor and power backup went …

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Congestion takes toll on Arua hospital neonatal unit

Arua, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Health workers at Arua Regional Referral Hospital are grappling with the high number of premature births amidst limited space in the neonatal care unit. The unit was designed to accommodate only 16 babies, especially those born before 28 weeks of gestation and those who are …

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Arua hospital nurse arrested over death of two year old

Arua, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A nurse attached to Arua Regional Referral Hospital theatre has been arrested over allegations of abuse of office and receiving a bribe. The nurse identified as Paul Wamala, was picked up yesterday after relatives of a 2-year old child who died last week at the …

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Woman arrested for stealing baby from Arua hospital

Arua, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The police in Arua has arrested a woman for allegedly stealing a one-day-old baby from Arua Regional Referral Hospital. The suspect is Night Bileru, a resident of Okokoro town council in Maracha district. Jimmy Anguyo, the West Nile Region Child and Family Protection Unit Officer, …

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Five Arua hospital staff arrested over ambulance theft

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Five people are in police custody in connection to the disappearance of an ambulance belonging to Arua Regional Referral Hospital. The Toyota Land Cruiser UG 6812M disappeared from the hospital parking yard on the night of Saturday, March 27th, 2021. However, the ambulance was reported …

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