A section of the population in Maracha district living along Uganda- Democratic Republic of Congo borders are continuously suffering from scabies.

Scabies is a disease related to lack of personal hygiene.

A clinical officer attached to Oleba health center Wadri Moses says he is astonished that such conditions still exist among the population.

Doctor Afayo Victor a gynecologist in Arua Regional Referral Hospital is encouraging the members of the public to know their health status before developing complications.

The health workers were giving health education during the ongoing free health camp at Oluvu health center.

The camp is organized by Maracha district Woman Member of Parliament Ayaka Rose Atima in conjunction with Arua Regional Referral Hospital, Maracha district local government, Enabel, Malaria Consortium among others. End