Articles Posted in the " Health Matters " Category

  • Nwoya Records Over 60 Cases Of Suicide

    Nwoya district has registered over 60 cases of suicide in the last three year alone, according to local authorities. The latest victim was Irish Kitara Otto, the former Local Council 3 Vice Chairperson of Purongo Sub County in Nwoya district. Otto’s body was found mid last month hanging on a pole, with a rope around […]



  • Doctors Puzzled By Premature Puberty In A 3 Year old Boy

    Jennifer Apoko 28 was left speechless when her 3 years son, all of a sudden, started crying day and night, in a tone equivalent to that of an adult. He also started wetting himself at anytime of the day and night. Apoko says that she was so scared and thought that her son, Genesis Komakech, […]


  • Kitgum And Pader Grappling With Scarcity Of Nodding Syndrome Drugs

    Children suffering from the nodding syndrome in Kitgum and Pader districts have been hit by drug shortage for controlling the disease, resulting in the death of one child. Aber Betty, 17, a resident of Tumangu village, Lamit Parish in Akwang Sub County died as a direct result of lack of drugs to control recurrent seizures. […]




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