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12:39
12:39

Security Guard Arrested Over Shooting Student Dead in Gulu 2

Patrick Oola Lumumba, the Bardege-Layibi Division Mayor who visited the crime scene Sunday evening told URN that the deceased along with other unidentified accomplices had been drinking when they illegally accessed the petrol station.
16:47
16:47

Weightlifting to Tackle Mental Illness in the Northern Region 4 6

Jimmy Ocaka, a seasoned psychiatric nurse affiliated with Basic Needs UK in Uganda, an organization operating in conjunction with the Agago district health department, elucidates the tangible benefits of regular physical exercise on mental well-being.
13:57
13:57

Heavy Downpour Leaves Gulu Hospital Medical Ward Flooded Heavy rain 4 2 Top story

According to Christine Arach Omona one of the patient’s caretakers, the facility first flooded on Saturday following light rainfall but the heavy flood on Sunday evening left the entire medical ward flooded.
08:37
08:37

Woman Gives Birth By Roadside In Gulu 2 2

Aber plans to name her second child who weighed 3.6 kgs at the birth miracle and dedicate her to God saying that it was because of God's miracle that she safely delivered him.
07:34
07:34

Man Stabs Police Officer In Gulu Over Land Boundary Row

Noah Eringu 46, attached to Awach Police Station in Awach Sub-county was stabbed three times in the back by Bosco Akena on Wednesday afternoon in Obiya Village, Bucoro Parish.
07:39
07:39

Gulu University Gets UGX 37M Patient Simulator 1 2

Dr. Francis Pabalo Pebolo, a lecturer at the university says the patient simulator will help to equip the medical students with practical skills before they progress to handle expectant mothers and babies.
09:19
09:19

Gulu Mother Stabs Two Children, Killing One Murder 1

Patrick Kidega, the Officer in Charge of Gulu Central Police Station, says that the suspect later turned the knife on herself and attempted to commit suicide by cutting her throat after stabbing the minors.
13:14
13:14

Teenage Mother’s Tale of Overcoming Depression, Stigma to Resume Studies 1 3

The teenage mother says she opted for a shortcut in life by entering a relationship with a man who had promised to transform her life in the Kibuli suburb of Kampala.
15:25
15:25

Survivors Speak out on Nasty Accident That Claimed Four in Gulu Gulu City 4 1

Isaac Ongole, one of the survivors currently admitted at Gulu Regional Referral Hospital with injuries to the head and arms, blamed the truck driver for the incident.
15:40
15:40

Depression Triggering Rising Mental Illness in Acholi Sub-region-Medics 1 4

Alfred Droti, a Senior Psychiatric Clinical Officer at Gulu Regional Referral Hospital says the mental health unit has registered a sharp rise in the number of patients visiting the facility for mental health support recently.
15:28
15:28

School Perimeter Wall Collapses, Kills Three in Gulu City 4 1

The perimeter wall belonging to Christ the Center Ministries Primary and Nursery School reportedly collapsed at about 1 am Friday morning during a heavy downpour, killing the trio instantly.
12:38
12:38

Two Teenagers Choke to Death in Amuru Pabbo Sub County 1

Ochora told URN that members of the public and including him became suspicious when the kiosk door remained closed for several hours as opposed to the previous days. He explained that he used a spare key to open the kiosk door only to find the two lying dead on their bellies on a table inside the kiosk.
14:38
14:38

Mental Health Activists Decry Shortage of Psychiatrists 1 3

Derrick Kiiza, the Executive Director of Mental Health Uganda disclosed that there are only 43 psychiatrists in Uganda who are deployed in Mulago and Butabika National Referral Hospitals and four regional referral hospitals offering mental health services.
07:11
07:11

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

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.
17:08
17:08

Teenage Mother Stuck with Child Suffering from Hydrocephalus at Gulu RRH Cure Hospital 1 1

She disclosed that her husband together with his family members abandoned them shortly after the baby developed signs of hydrocephalus disease declaring the baby is an outcast in the family.
17:35
17:35

10-Year-Old Boy in Gulu Seeks UGX 5M for Kidney Cancer Treatment 2 1

Medical recommendations from Lacor and Gulu Regional Referral Hospital require five million shillings for treating the patient at Mulago. However, the family cannot afford it and the mother is crying out to well-wishers to come to her rescue.
18:58
18:58

Five Health Workers in Agago Test Positive for Covid-19

Dr Smart Okot, Chief Executive Director of Dr Ambrosoli Memorial Hospital Kalongo says the health workers are part of 250 staffs who underwent test for the contagion.
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