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Space crisis hits Kitgum general hospital

Kitgum, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  |  Kitgum General Hospital is struggling with a challenge of accommodating the growing number of patients turning up for treatment. Health officials at Kitgum General Hospital reveal that some patients who are admitted sometimes end up sleeping on the floor due to limited beds. The most affected are …

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Amuru leaders alarmed by high HIV prevalence

Amuru, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  |  Health officials in Amuru are alarmed by the high rate of HIV prevalence among the youth population in the district. The epidemic stands at 6.4 percent. Records from the district Community-Based Department indicate that the youth form 27 percent, women 49 percent while the elderly …

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