Moroto hospitals full of corpses

Moroto regional referral hospital in Karamoja sub region has stopped carrying out postmortems due to lack of space in the hospital mortuary.

The Moroto Hospital Director Dr. Filbert Nyeko tells KFM that the hospital mortuary is full of unclaimed bodies that the Moroto Municipal Council has failed to bury.

He says over 15 bodies are piled inside the small spacesome of which have been kept for more than three months.

Patients have shunned the facility complaining of the foul smell from the corpses.

Meanwhile, Alex Lumu the mayor of Moroto Municipality has instead blamed the hospital management for not reporting unclaimed bodies to the municipal authorities.

He has promised to address the situation as soon as possible.