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12:36
12:36

Strange Throat Disease Reported in Gulu

Remos Oyaka, the deceased`s brother told URN that Odera first complained of pain in his throat, which later swell. This was in the subsequent week followed by a mucus discharge.
15:05
15:05

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

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.
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.
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.
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.
13:59
13:59

Family Seeks Probe into Death of Awach Sub County Chairperson-Elect Fred Oteka dies 1

Oteka, 41, a former businessman in Awach Trading Centre died a week ago, from Awach Health Centre IV after developing breathing complications. Earlier that day, he had attended a Management Committee meeting at Awach Primary School and stopped for a meal at a nearby restaurant.
08:25
08:25

Awach Sub County Chairperson Elect Died of Respiratory Complications-Police Fred Oteka dies 1

A post-mortem conducted on Tuesday afternoon by police surgeons at Gulu Central Police Station indicates that Oteka had a damaged lung, which caused him chest pains and difficulties in breathing.
09:22
09:22

Awach Sub County Chairperson Elect Dies Mysteriously Fred Oteka dies

The cause of his death still remains unclear but Watmon says that they suspect that the deceased was poisoned because he had earlier in the day eaten pork at a local restaurants in Awach Trading Centre and shortly started complaining of the pain.
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.
20:22
20:22

Man Arrested for Defiling Two Siblings in Gulu Awach Sub-County 1

The Aswa River Region Police Spokesperson, Patrick Jimmy Okema, says the suspect has since been transferred to Gulu Central Police Station – CPS pending examination to establish his mental state vide CRB 868/2020.
14:36
14:36

Task Force Disregards MP’s Ideas on Use of COVID-19 Funds HIV/AIDS 4 1

Aswa County MP Ronald Reagan Okumu who was the first to hand over the money indicated that the Task Force should use it for purchasing adjustable beds for Awach Health Centre IV, a facility located in his constituency. Meanwhile, Lyandro Komakech, the Gulu Municipality MP wanted his money used to procure relief food to benefit former Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA) captive mothers and cyclists of Gulu City Bodaboda Association.
16:16
16:16

School Chairperson in Critical Condition After Attempted Suicide

Alat Okumu, who participated in Oring’s rescue, says that he was shocked to hear someone making weird sound inside the house around 6:00 am. He says that he called other neighbors and they decided to break into Oringa`s door to find out what was happening.
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