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12:11
12:11

Gulu District Battles Rise of Uterine Fibroids as Women Shun Treatment health facilities 2 1

Dr. Baifa Arwenyo, the Head of the Gynecology Ward at Gulu Regional Referral Hospital revealed that the unit currently receives between 4 to 6 women with the condition on a weekly basis.
08:03
08:03

27% of Mothers Still Deliver in the Hands of TBAs in Gulu medical workers 2 1

Dr. Baifa Arwenyo attributed the maternal deaths to hypertension and hemorrhage, something she says can be managed with proper antenatal care, which most mothers haven’t embraced fully.
13:43
13:43

Uptake of Vaccine Increases in Gulu in the Last Three Days vaccination 3 1

Dr. Felix Kaduchu, the Dean Faculty of Medicine at Gulu University told URN in an interview on Tuesday evening that some students tested positive for the COVID-19 virus. “We have not forced them to take the vaccination but they realized that some of their colleagues had tested positive with the virus and decided to embrace the exercise,” Dr. Kaduchu explained.
09:03
09:03

Three Mentally Disabled Women Test HIV+ve Daily in Gulu Gulu District 3 1

Irene Laker, a board member of Gulu Union for Persons with Disabilities revealed in an interview that the office receives at least 3 cases of the women testing positive with the infection on a daily basis.
07:11
07:11

Alcohol, Drug Abuse Fueling Mental Health Illness in Uganda 4 1

J.J Paul Nyeko, the Coordinator Mental Health Uganda in Gulu which has partnered with Gulu Regional Referral Hospital, said that cases of mental health illness in the Northern Region are alarming.
15:03
15:03

Specialists Decline Work at Gulu Hospital over Meager Pay Ministry of Health 1 2

Dr. David Tibamanya, the Principal Administrator of the Hospital told Uganda Radio Network in an interview that the hospital has failed to attract the consultants for over 10 years in search.
09:05
09:05

Gulu District Fails to Enrol Back 9,000 People On ARV Treatment Gulu University 1

Michael Ochwoo, the Manager of TASO Gulu Care Centre, says that many of the people living with HIV lack food to keep them on treatment. He says that while the Centre managed to enrol back 200 people who abandoned ARVs, 35 of them died due to adherence issues.
08:06
08:06

Gulu Hospital Opts for Kangaroo Care Neonatal Ward 1 3

Records from the Neonatal Ward indicate that a total of 38 premature babies were admitted for care at the ward and yet the hospital has only five incubators for the premature babies.
17:52
17:52

Gulu District Struggles to Contain Hepatitis B Infections vaccination 1 1

William Onyai, the Gulu District Health Educator, says that the disease has remained a challenge noting that many people have failed to embrace Hepatitis B vaccination.
11:45
11:45

Gulu Regional Referral Hospital Complains About Intermittent Power Supply oxygen plant 1 2 Top story

According to Tibamanya, they often fail to manage patients whose conditions requires oxygen because of the intermittent power supply. He attributes that the power problem to the fact they share a single line with neighbouring institutions.
13:12
13:12

Coccidiosis Disease Kills Hundreds of Poultry in Gulu Palaro Sub County 2

David Oyite Ojok, another poultry farmer in Ongedo has also lost ten chickens to the disease. The farmers say that they are treating the disease with pounded guava leaves and Tse-Tse flies repellents, which are believed to cure the disease.
08:03
08:03

Lack of Incubators Puts Babies in Gulu at Risk 1 1

Currently, the health facility has only five incubators at the neonatal ward with more than 10 premature babies under care.
14:49
14:49

Man Abandons Deceased Wife's Body at Gulu Regional Referral Hospital Gulu District 1 1

An official at Gulu Regional Referral Hospital told URN on condition of anonymity that there are often between 3 to 4 unclaimed bodies at the facility each month. Dr. David Tibwamanya, the Principal Administrator Gulu Regional Referral Hospital, says that always hand such bodies to Gulu City Council after waiting for their relatives to claim them in vain.
17:18
17:18

Teenage Mother Stranded with Pre-Mature Triplets Neonatal Ward 1 1

Barbara Acaya, a P.5 school dropout from Agwayugi Primary School and a resident of Lukome Parish, Bungatira Sub –County in Gulu District delivered the triplets pre –maturely on 6th March this year, two months before the due date. It is believed the malaria she suffered from led to the pre –mature delivery.
11:52
11:52

Failure to Investigate Suspected African Swine Fever Frustrates Gulu Farmers 1

Nairobi Onyuta, a farmer who lost all his pigs to the strange disease says that three more pigs belonging to his neighbours died over the weekend after contracting the disease whose cause is still a mystery to them.
17:16
17:16

Suspected African Swine Fever Kills Over 30 Pigs in Gulu 1

Geoffrey Okot, a piggery farmer at Pagik Parish says that the disease was first detected in late February but has since escalated and killed over 30 pigs in his neighbourhood including his within four days.
15:40
15:40

Traffic Police in Gulu Intensifies Enforcement of SOPs on Public Transport Gulu City 1 3

Jimmy Patrick Okema, the Aswa River Region Police Spokesperson says that they impounded Friendship Bus registration KCT 702G from Gulu going to Kampala on Wednesday morning from Layibi Check Point in Gulu City while carrying passengers full board.
14:04
14:04

FUFA Okays Resumption of Football Competitions FUFA Drum 1

The leagues set for resumption include Big league, FUFA drum, Women elite league, Women super league and the Stanbic Uganda cup. They were suspended last year following the outbreak of the COVID-19 Pandemic.
13:45
13:45

Gulu University Laboratory Accredited to Test COVID -19 COVID -19 testing 2

Dr. Richard Echodu, the Gulu University Laboratory Director told URN in an interview that the Laboratory is level two and that it shall be run by a total of 15 qualified staff who underwent COVID -19 testing training. He said three out of those staff hold PhD in Laboratory Technology.
08:49
08:49

Former Gulu University Guild Aspirant Demands Fresh Elections 1

Philip Acidri, the Returning Office declared Ayiko winner of the polls after garnering the majority votes. But Lapyem in his petition described the victory as unconstitutional and contravened Articles 15; 16 and 93 of the Gulu University Guild Constitution of 2012.
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