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Kitgum quarantine centers closed over lack of funds

Kitgum, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Kitgum district taskforce has closed down all coronavirus quarantine centers over lack of funds. The quarantine centers are Pandwong health center III and St Joseph’s Hospital all in Kitgum municipality which hasve been closed for the past two weeks and one month respectively. They were …

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Health workers abandon duty at Kitgum general hospital

Kitgum, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | At least six health workers from Pandwong health centre III who were temporarily working at Kitgum general hospital have abandoned the duty station. The health workers had been incorporated among staffs of Kitgum general hospital in April this year after the district COVID-19 taskforce …

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Kitgum resumes equipping Covid-19 treatment centre

Kitgum, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Kitgum district health authorities have embarked on equipping the COVID-19 treatment center at Kitgum General Hospital following a surge in COVID-19 positives cases in Gulu district. Health Officials note that the surge in numbers of COVID-19 patients in Gulu coupled with an already overstretched …

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Patients in Kitgum shun health facilities

Kitgum, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Major health facilities in Kitgum municipality have reported a decline in the number of patients in the wake of the coronavirus disease outbreak in the country. Dr Geoffrey Okello, the Kitgum General Hospital acting medical superintendent says the numbers have reduced significantly following reports …

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