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Kotido district seeking UGX 15.8m for cholera response plan

Kotido, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Kotido district is seeking for 15.8 million shillings to improve the cholera response plan following the growing number of cases reported each day. By Tuesday, there were 27 active cases and on average at least 5-7 cases are admitted for care each day according …

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Livestock quarantine lifted in Karamoja

Kotido, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Ministry of Agriculture Animal Industries and Fisheries has lifted the ban on the sale of animals and their products in Kotido, Kaabong and Abim districts. In November 2019, the Ministry imposed a quarantine in the three districts following an outbreak of foot and …

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Kotido on alert over suspected cholera outbreak

Kotido, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | At least 11 suspected cholera cases have been reported in Kotido district. The Kotido District Health Officer, Dr. Serino Acar, says they have dispatched samples from the suspected cases to the Public Health Laboratory in Kampala for testing. Dr. Acar says a Cholera Response Taskforce …

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UHRC investigates police in Kotido over mismanaging defilement case

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda Human Rights Commission is investigating the police in Kotido for mismanaging a defilement case. In August, Phillip Lomongin, the LCI chairperson of Kanayete village in Kotido sub county reported a defilement case involving a six-year-old girl and a 16-year-old boy to the police …

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