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15:51
15:51

Northern Uganda Artistes Criticize Singer Chameleone's Illegal Shows in Gulu Gulu City 1 4

Gerald Joshua Oduka, the Spokesperson of Northern Entertainers Association says they were shocked to hear the singer perform in town amidst the strict lockdown and that his act made them question the authority of the security forces and the local leaders who were supposed to enforce the guidelines.
10:10
10:10

Chameleon in Trouble for Staging Illegal Show in Gulu City 3 1

David Mudong Ongom, the Aswa River Region Police Spokesperson told URN in an interview that the singer held the illegal show on Tuesday night and that police intervened and dispersed the crowd shortly after receiving a tip-off from concerned residents.
10:18
10:18

Gulu University Moves to Conduct Clinical Trials on COVID-19 Herbal Medicine 1 1

Speaking to Members of Parliament on the Covid-19 task force, Dr Lamwaka said that they are moving to carry out clinical trials with designed protocols following the positive response from those who have used the medicine. She however says they need funding to conduct the clinical trials.
12:14
12:14

Gulu City Gets UGX 201m for COVID-19 Fight gulu city council 1 2

Alfred Okwonga, the Gulu City Mayor says the 51.2 million shillings is part of 201.2 million shillings’ supplementary budget meant for COVID -19 interventions in Gulu City and that it shall be spent under Health Department.
13:10
13:10

Gulu City Market Vendors Raise Concern over Inadequate Mosquito Nets COVID-19 in Uganda 2 4

Over the weekend, the Ministry of Health distributed only 400 mosquito nets to the more than 4,000 vendors within the different markets in Gulu City.
16:30
16:30

Acholi Paramount Chief Pleads With Gov`t to Improve Welfare of Health Workers 1 1

The Paramount Chief while speaking to URN during an interview from his Palace in Gulu City, disclosed that it is undoubted that the health workers are operating under harsh conditions with no proper or inadequate personal safety equipment being provided to them while on duty.
08:35
08:35

Acholi Paramount Chief Calls for Protection of Girls in Lockdown 2 1 Top story

Rwot Acana told URN during an interview at his palace in Gulu City that the current level of sexual abuse meted out at young girls and violence against children in the Acholi Sub Region and other parts of the country call for collective responsibility.
13:46
13:46

Police Investigate Death of Inmate in Gulu Main Prison 1

Philip Nkwarsibwe, a medical officer attached to Gulu Government Main Prison told police that the deceased was battling heart disease and Tuberculosis –TB and that he was previously admitted to Gulu Regional Referral Hospital on June 26th before being discharged on July 3rd.
14:44
14:44

Construction of Staff Houses at Gulu Hospital Stalls building 1 3

Block Technical Services, a local construction company was awarded the contract in 2014 and the staff houses were expected to have been completed in 2017.
12:33
12:33

COVID -19 Survivors in Gulu Demand Discharge Certificates to Fight Segregation 1 2

The survivors who underwent home-based care management and later tested negative for the virus say they continue facing segregation, rejection and isolation from the communities.
11:36
11:36

Gulu Hospital Secures US$5.3M for Construction of Regional Incinerator MInistry of Health 1 1 Top story

Currently, different health facilities across the Region struggle to transport their wastes for disposal at the national incinerator in Nakasongola District.
12:15
12:15

Boda Boda Riders in Gulu Struggle to Repay Loans Gulu District 1 4

Reagan Komakech, a Boda –Boda Rider in Gulu City borrowed a motorcycle loan and has been paying a weekly amount of 70,000 for the last one year and two months. According to Komakech, he is still left with over 2 million shillings to complete the loan but unable to raise the required 70,000 shillings during the lockdown.
12:14
12:14

Gulu Hospital Turns Antenatal Unit into Covid Treatment Centre oxygen plant 2 1

Dr Norah Nakato, the Hospital Principal Senior Nursing Officer says that the decision was reached following overwhelming demand for space. She says that attention will only be given to women with complications, who will be treated in a single room that was previously meant for the adolescent clinic.
16:48
16:48

Gulu Hospital Struggles to Treat Patients in ICU Over Power Outage 3 1

Dr. Paska Apiyo, the In-charge of the Covid-19 Treatment Unit (CTU) at GRRH told URN that the late Dr. Arach had been admitted at the unit for treatment for over a week but the hospital ran short of oxygen due to power outages that was being experienced within Gulu City for at least two days which grounded the generation of oxygen.
15:17
15:17

Acholi Sub Region MPs Ask Gov't to Increase Funding to Lacor Hospital Laroo-Pece Division 1 4

The hospital has largely survived and depended on donations which accounts for 67% of the funds, 27% are generated from the hospital bills while the government only provides 5% of the support.
12:55
12:55

Stigmatization Hindering Covid-19 Home-Based Care Treatment in Gulu City 3 1

Geoffrey Topiny, the Head of Risk Communication and Community Engagement of Gulu City COVID -19 Taskforce revealed that he receives between three to four complaints of stigmatization from COVID -19 patients undergoing home-based care treatment daily.
07:13
07:13

Gulu Taskforce Designates Awach Health Centre IV Holding Centre for COVID-19 Patients (COVID-19) in Gulu 1

Richard Watmon, the former Paibona Sub County LC 3 Chairperson has welcomed the move, saying that once people shunned Paibona Health Centre III after a nursing assistant tested positive for the disease yet he was mingling with patients.
15:49
15:49

Local Herbalists Overwhelmed by Covid Patients in Gulu Gulu City 1 4

“Those who are recovering are tipping off their colleagues and so the number of patients keeps increasing and the demand is high,” Ojara told Uganda Radio Network in an interview.
11:09
11:09

TASO Sets Up ARV Drugs Distribution Points in Acholi stigma 1

At least 87 distribution points have been created in the eight districts of the Acholi Sub Region to enable the patients access treatment during the lockdown.
15:23
15:23

Gulu Regional Referral Hospital Turns to Lacor as Demand for Oxygen Rises 4 1

James Elima, the Gulu Regional Referral Hospital Administrator disclosed that they have opted to refill its medical oxygen cylinders for patients in critical conditions from the Catholic owned St Mary`s Hospital Lacor in Gulu City as they battle inconsistent supplies due to intermittent power supply and inadequacy.
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