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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.
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.
09:05
09:05

10 Remanded Over Theft Of Government Drugs In Pader 1 2

Jimmy Patrick Okema, the Aswa River Region Police Spokesperson told URN in an interview that drug theft in government health facilities in Acholi Sub –Region is becoming so rampant. Okema suspects that such rampant theft could be linked to the mushrooming drug shops within the communities operated by some health workers.
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.
15:39
15:39

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

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.
18:35
18:35

486 Health Workers in Amuru Registered for COVID -19 Vaccine Amuru district 1 1

Dr Patrick Odong Olwedo, the Amuru District Health Officer says that 486 health workers registered for the vaccines include nurses, midwives, medical officers and doctors working in the various health facilities in the district both privately and government-owned.
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.
08:27
08:27

Nwoya Football Club Sues Makerere Over False COVID -19 Results Makerere University 1

In its Civil Suit 04/2021 before Gulu High Court, Young Elephant FC wants the court to declare that Makerere University Laboratory was negligent in conducting the COVID -19 tests and order them to pay the cost of damage caused to the football club.
15:40
15:40

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

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.
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.
16:23
16:23

MP Odonga Otto Transferred to Nairobi

Odong was first hospitalized at Gulu Regional Referral Hospital after collapsing while recording a statement at Pader Central Police Station in relation to his escape from police custody on January 6th 2021.
17:08
17:08

Teenage Mother Stuck with Child Suffering from Hydrocephalus at Gulu RRH Village Health Team 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.
17:34
17:34

Gulu DFA Suspends Football League Over Illegalities football tournament 1

Isaac Okwir Odiya, the Gulu District Football Association Chairman says that the organizers of the tournament had already gone as far as registering the football clubs to participate in the tournament.
07:14
07:14

Covid-19 Patients in Gulu Not Adhering to Home Care Treatment Guidelines COVID -19 Outbreak 2 1

William Onyai, the Gulu District Health Educator and the person in -charge of Home-Based Care in the district says that several patients under home-based care are flouting the standard operating procedures which are putting other people at risk of getting infected.
19:55
19:55

Police Blocks Presidential Candidate Amuriat’s Rally in Pabbo Town Council Kitgum Municipality 1 2

Tensions ensured after Amuriat’s entourage led by Michael Lakony, the Amuru District LC 5 Chairperson stormed the Town Council to address enthusiastic supporters but police swung into action and blocked them.
14:30
14:30

FDC Presidential Candidate Amuriat Oboi Released from Custody in Gulu Gulu City 2 1

Trouble for Amuriat started when his entourage from Kitgum District dodged security to address a rally in neighbouring Omoro District where he was instead expected on Thursday. Earlier, he addressed a rally in Kitgum on a day he was expected to be in Lamwo.
20:34
20:34

Gulu LCV Chairperson, 11 Others Discharged from Covid-19 Treatment Center Covid-19 in Gulu 2 1

Mapenduzi said that all his confirmatory tests result for Covid-19 turned out negative and he is equally feeling much better.
15:45
15:45

City Mayoral Candidate Arrested Shortly After Nomination 2 1

Nyangkol told URN from Inside the city Central Police Station that Okwonga contravened the Standard Operations Procedures (SOPs) and guidelines set by the Health Ministry to contain the spread of coronavirus disease by illegally holding a procession and gathering people.
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