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18:19
18:19

Gulu Targets 23,496 People in 30-Days of COVID-19 Mass Vaccination frontline workers 1 3

Unlike Sinovac whose shelf life goes beyond a year, Moderna and AstraZeneca vaccines will expire on 29 and 30 of November 2021 respectively. It is against this background that the health department is racing against time to rally the public to consume the available vaccines before their expiration.
12:34
12:34

Inadequate Equipment Hampers Trauma Care at Gulu Hospital Gulu City 4 1

Dr. Joyce Anena Oyet, the in-charge of the Accident and Emergency Unit at Gulu Regional Referral Hospital, says that the hospital lacks a CT Scan, Intensive Care Unit –ICU facilities, medical supplies like X-ray films and enough staff, which affects trauma care.
15:08
15:08

Fans Seek UGX 20m for Singer Who Predicted Tragic Year 2020 2 3

Lil Roy, 34, whose real name is Charles Roy Pimungu, together with his renowned Producer, Dr Kaunda of Complex Studio in Gulu produced a song labelled “Pe Weene,” foretelling death resulting from an inevitable ailment in 2020.
15:05
15:05

Renovation Works of COVID-19 Holding Centre At Awach HCIV Stall Over Funding 3 1

Ballington Olweny P’Ongwech, the District Secretary for Health disclosed that the tent was erected at the facility’s compound to provide more space for treating asymptomatic patients, but the shelter was blown away by a violent storm.
12:14
12:14

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

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.
15:17
15:17

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

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.
12:28
12:28

Bus, Taxi Parks in Gulu Deserted as Operators Heed to Inter-district Travel Ban cargo trucks 1 2

Patrick Bongomin, the Manager of Makome Bus Company said they have parked all their fleets with exception of cargo trucks.
16:06
16:06

Father Pins Police for Allegedly Battering Son While in Custody 1

Ojok was detained on Wednesday 19th after his in-laws charged him with kidnap under Omoro CRB 237/2021. He had gone to his in-laws’ home to convince his wife Christine Aciro to return to his home after she ran away following a misunderstanding between them.
13:30
13:30

More than 500 Newborn Deaths Registered in Gulu District antenatal care 1 2 Top story

Romanson Elvis Okello, a Biostatistician in the Gulu District Health Department disclosed in a recent interview with Uganda Radio Network that 50% of the deaths were not reviewed due to lack of data.
12:11
12:11

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

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.
13:43
13:43

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

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.
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.
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 2 1

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.
09:46
09:46

People Living with HIV Face Starvation in Amuru Amuru District 3 1

Evelyn Aber, their Chairperson says that many of the patients have become very vulnerable, a regrettable situation partly attributed to the impact of the COVID-19 lockdown measures.
07:36
07:36

Two Injured as Police Blocks Kyagulanyi’s Rallies in Acholi Anaka Hospital IV 2 1

Patrick Jimmy Okema, the Aswa River Region Police Spokesperson says that after they met Kyagulanyi’s advance team and agreed he would only address rallies in Atiak and Pabbo Townships, the candidate upon his arrival rejected the designated grounds, and defiantly proceeded to Elegu, at the Uganda South Sudan border.
10:20
10:20

Gulu Covid19 Burial Team Decries Lack of Facilitation, Tools Ministry of Health 1 1 Top story

However, the Gulu District Health Officer, Yoweri Idiba, says the team lacks facilitation to motivate the members.
07:58
07:58

Lab Technician Tests Positive for COVID-19, Four Others Quarantined 3 1

Dr. Paska Apiyo, the in-charge of the COVID-19 treatment Centre at Gulu Regional Referral Hospital, says lab work is very risky and needs extra vigilance for one to safeguard themselves against the viral disease.
12:04
12:04

Lockdown Curtails Mediation of Land Disputes in Acholi grievous injuries 1 3

At least 10 people have been killed in land related brawls since the beginning of the year across Pader, Gulu, Lamwo, Amuru, Agago, Kitgum, Nwoya and Omoro districts.
13:44
13:44

Patients Burdened by Limited Access to CT Scan Services in Northern Uganda 1 1

It is estimated a patient spends between 900,000 to 1,500,000 to hire an ambulance loaded with return fuel and support nurse from Gulu to Kampala to access CT scan machine services. Patients from Karamoja and West Nile sub regions even spent more on the journey.
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