Breaking News

Be very vigilant about Ebola: Napak leaders urge the community.

By Timothy Eodu

Leaders from Napak district have called out on their community to be on the lookout for any possible Ebola danger in their localities.

They made this call while appearing for a radio talkshow in one of the local radio stations (AKICA FM) in Moroto.

The leaders, District Health Officer, LC5 and Resident District Commissioner all called for calm and cooperation with the health workers for the better Management of the situation when it arises.

According to Dr. Timothy Teko the DHO Napak, the community seem to be reluctant about Ebola with the guise that it doesn’t spread out like formerly COVID-19.

“Most of our people say Ebola is not as serious as coronavirus but I want to tell them that Ebola also kills with similar symptoms. Although it can be got through contact with an infected person or substance, this can be more desustrous,” Dr. Teko said.

He plauded the people of Kangole for being vigilant enough and informing the authorities when they suspected a certain woman who showed signs of the disease but was later found out that she had taken too much alcohol.

“When they saw the woman staggering and very week, they rushed and informed the responsible teams who later discovered that the lady was actually drunk,” he said.

But the local council LC5 Mr. John Paul Kodet warned the community to avoid over taking alcohol in an empty stomach to avoid such incidents that can lead to loss of life.

Mr. Kodet said some people have gone as far as selling the little food at very lower costs to traders forgetting that they (Napak) was well hit by the hunger situation including areas that used to be the district’s food basket.

He called upon all local leaders to ensure that they support the health workers to sensitize their people about Ebola and other diseases that the community often ignores like vaccination against polio and malnutrition in children and some pregnant mothers.

The Resident District Commissioner Mr. Denis Okori said much as Ebola is far, a case was suspected as near as Soroti and that distance is too small for them to relax.

He called for conserted efforts from all stakeholders in managing such situations and especially the community as they are the possible hosts to suspecting cases.

About karamojanews

Check Also

Moroto Uhuru League 2024 kicks off, 10 registered

By Edward Akaki UHURU League Table Standing (Courtesy Photo) The all time Moroto district football …


  1. Good day I am so delighted I found your web site, I really found you by accident, while I was searching on Askjeeve for something else, Anyways I am here now and would just like to say many thanks for a tremendous post and a all round thrilling blog (I also love the theme/design), I don’t have time to go through it all at the minute but I have book-marked it and also included your RSS feeds, so when I have time I will be back to read more, Please do keep up the fantastic work.

  2. Hello! I just would like to give a huge thumbs up for the great info you have here on this post. I will be coming back to your blog for more soon.

  3. Very interesting subject, regards for posting. “The friendship that can cease has never been real.” by Saint Jerome.

  4. Simply a smiling visitant here to share the love (:, btw great style.

  5. Hiya, I’m really glad I have found this information. Nowadays bloggers publish just about gossips and internet and this is really annoying. A good web site with exciting content, that is what I need. Thanks for keeping this website, I’ll be visiting it. Do you do newsletters? Can not find it.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *