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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.
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.
18:12
18:12

Gulu Task Force Seeks UGX 186M to Intensify COVID-19 Risk Awareness radio talk shows 2 1

The Deputy Director of Gulu Regional Referral Hospital, Dr Paska Apiyo, also a Physician and in-charge of in charge of COVID-19 Treatment Center says most patients being admitted at the facility have been showing signs of severe complications.
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.
08:06
08:06

Gulu Hospital Opts for Kangaroo Care Neonatal Ward 3 1

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 2 1 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.
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.
13:03
13:03

Gulu University Laboratory Rolls Out COVID-19 Testing Services Faculty of Medicine 2

The 4.5 million dollars’ complex laboratory under the Faculty of Medicine was constructed with a subsidy from the African Development Bank
15:39
15:39

Doctors in Gulu Rally Residents to Embrace Covid-19 Vaccine COVAX facility 1 2

Dr Odong, says health workers had to come first to show an example to the general public to embrace the exercise. He rubbished misinformation making rounds on social media about the vaccines, saying the vaccines underwent all the required standard tests before approval.
10:49
10:49

Gulu Schools Struggle to Enforce Covid-19 SOPs 1 2

Grace Lamunu, another student of Gulu Army Secondary School, a day school says students are not bothered by SOPs and mix up freely with the hope that COVID-19 threats have been eliminated through the discovery of the vaccine.
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.
16:47
16:47

Gulu Hospital Runs Out of Reagents for Tesing Sickle Cell Patients Health facility 1

Esther Stella Atim, the In-charge of the Sickle Cell and Palliative Care Unit at Gulu Regional Referral Hospital told URN in an interview that they had taken three months with the reagents before they received some supplies early this month that have also run out.
14:05
14:05

Gulu RDC Maj Santos Okot Lapolo Succumbs to COVID-19 1

His death was confirmed to URN this afternoon by his family members in Kitgum and Kampala. Lapolo breath his last from the National Referral Hospital Mulago a few minutes to 1:00 pm. He was admitted in December 2020.
12:37
12:37

Suicide, Murders Top Aswa Region Death Records in 2020 lightning 1 1

The major cause of the deaths included suicide with a record 87 deaths, murders by shooting and domestic violence collectively resulting in 48 deaths and road accidents which accounted for 28 deaths.
11:36
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Amputated Teargas Victim Demands UGX 300M Compensation Elegu Town Council 2 2 Top story

Zabedu, who was conducting her hotel business that fateful day, was rushed to Gulu Regional Referral Hospital where doctors decided to amputate her leg on Monday this week to extensive damage.
15:29
15:29

Gulu Opens 2 More COVID-19 Treatment Centres with 2,000 Beds Capacity Covid-19 in Gulu

Until the new development, Gulu had a single treatment centre for COVID-19 at the Gulu Regional Referral Hospital which has a capacity of only twelve beds yet serving the eight districts of Acholi Sub Region.
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