Health officials in Kaabong have raised the red flag over the lack of an isolation facility for Tuberculosis (TB) patients.
Dr. John Bosco Lopoi the acting medical superintendent Kaabong hospital has confirmed that TB patients are sharing a ward with malaria patients due to lack of space.
Meanwhile the hospital is also grappling with the challenge of fighting bedbugs that have made many patients shun the health facility.
He has appealed to government to consider rehabilitating the hospital, construct a special ward for Tuberculosis patients and provide running water.
Kaabong hospital in Karamoja sub region serves a population of 22,000 people.
Story By Steven Ariong