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SAVING MT KEI FOREST FROM CROSS BORDER CRIMINALS

BY RICHARD DRASIMAKU MOUNT KEI: FRIDAY, Jun 24, 2022 This story was produced with support from the Rainforest Journalism Fund in partnership with the Pulitzer Center. A rough, dusty road from Yumbe town in West Nile sub-region of Uganda passes through Mount Kei national forest reserve (formally known as Mount …

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GULU UNIVERSITY BEGINS GREEN CHARCOAL INNOVATION PROJECT FOR NORTHERN UGANDA

BY OKOT LIL ROMEO GULU: THURSDAY, MAY 12, 2022 Gulu University has launched a green charcoal innovation project aimed at mitigating the effects of climate change in northern Uganda. Dr Collins Okello, a lecture in the Faculty of Agriculture disclosed that the project will train te communities to use agricultural …

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HEALTH INDICATORS IN KARAMOJA REGION HAVE IMPROVED SIGNIFICANTLY COMPARED NATIONALLY, CLINICAL MENTORSHIP PROGRAM TAKES SHAPE- DR DIANA ATWINE

By Goodluck Musinguzi The clinical Mentorship Program by the Ministry of Health has targeted close to 1300 health workers spread to 150 health facilities in the Karamoja sub-region. The overall goal is to improve health workers’ clinical skills that allow for the enhanced provision and utilization of essential reproductive, maternal, …

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DOOR-TO-DOOR DELIVERY OF ARVS IMPROVES ADHERENCE AMONG FEMALE PWDS

BY WALTER KUMIRA GULU: MONDAY, FEBRUARY 28, 2022 Gulu Women with Disabilities Union (GUWODU) has reported the door-todoor delivery of antiretroviral drugs has improved adherence among female HIV/AIDS patients with disability in Acholi. Bonny Francis Odong, the Programs Manager of the organization, says the door-to-door delivery exercise under the home …

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CLINICAL MENTORSHIP PROGRAM TAKES SHAPE IN KARAMOJA REGION, PERFORMANCE REVIEW MEETING FOR HEALTH SERVICE DELIVERY IN 9 DISTRICTS HELD- DR DIANA ATWINE

By Goodluck Musinguzi More than 5,525 children were delivered in health facilities in Karamoja region in financial year 2020/2021 at 33,712 children compared to 28,187 children in the year 2019/2020 according to Ministry of Health. Unfortunately, maternal death increased from 24 in 2019/2020 to 28 in financial year 2020/2021. Dr …

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