Covilyce-1 was invented by scientists at Gulu University’s Faculty of Biotechnology and Pharmaceutical Studies (Pharm-Biotech) headed by Dr. Lamwaka last year. The scientists claim the herbal concoction which is in form of powder, nasal drops, (anal) suppositories, and (syrup) linctus clears covid-19 within 72 hours.
Joyce Acan Oryema, the Headmistress of Pakwelo Primary School told URN in an interview that she tasked the school guard to screen the parents and only allow in those with COVID-19 vaccination cards, facemasks, and normal body temperatures.
Dr. Lamwaka, a senior lecturer in the faculty of Biotechnology and Pharmaceutical Studies (PharmBiotec) at Gulu university told URN that Lam destroyed the natural trees and weeds, which are essential herbal research materials for herbal medicine on December 28th, 2021.
Each school will receive 1.5 million shillings and be used to procure temperature guns, liquid soap, hand sanitizers, and handwashing facilities among other things that will be used by both the leaners and the staff members in a bid to mitigate the spread of COVID -19.
Dr Beatrice Acan, the In-charge of Aswa Health Sub-district said that abortion-inducing pills are currently widely sought after by pregnant girls to induce abortion. She particularly highlighted misoprostol/Cytotec as one of the commonly abused pills.
According to Lakareber, the termination of his contract triggered sadness and stress since it was hard for him to settle without any source of income. He wondered how he would take care of his wife, son and the four other children under his care because he could not even dig due to his disability.
Reports released by Gulu District Bio-statistician show that a total of 226,995 patients (87,374 males and 139,621 females) were diagnosed with Malaria in the first quarter of the financial year 2020/2021. This is out of 745,713 total diagnoses conducted in all health facilities in the District and city.
The statistics were obtained from the Inpatient and Outpatient Departments at the different health facilities within the Gulu district and City. Of the cases, 336 were recorded in 2020 and 138 in 2021.
The materials which include textbooks and the home-based learning materials meant to be distributed to learners from primary one to primary four respectively were uncovered during an ongoing cleanup exercise which started on Wednesday, in preparation for the much anticipated reopening of schools.
Gulu Resident City Commissioner, Denise Odongpiny told URN later that he even surrendered his official vehicle to security to enforce the curfew restrictions in vain, something he says is very unfortunate.
Christopher Opiyo Ateker, the Gulu District Chairman told URN in an interview that the District Veterinary Officer –DVO has written to the MAAIF requesting it to lift the livestock quarantine since no case of the FMD has been reported in the district for the last one month.
Nelson Mandela Odong, the Chairperson of Oroko Village, Mede Parish, Palaro Sub –County in Gulu District says the herdsmen are sneaking with their livestock at night from Lamwo District through the shallow ends of Aswa River into Palaro Sub –County through Ogwal –Agoro Parish.
Ker Kwaro Acholi (The Acholi Cultural institution) has been organizing a cultural gala to showcase the beauty of Acholi culture. The event in the past years has attracted thousands of cultural enthusiasts from within and outside the Acholi Sub-region.
Bishop Godfrey Loum of the Diocese of Northern Uganda noted that the growing number of patients at St Phillip's Health Centre II calls for an upgrade to offer better services, receive better support and surpass the current number of patients.
Dr. John Baptist Waniaye, the Commissioner of Emergency Medical Services –EMS in the Ministry of Health told URN in an interview that funding shall come from the government, Global Fund, World Bank, KOFIH, ENABEL, Malteser International, CHAI, CDC and Seed Global Health, among others.
The Gulu District Health Educator William Onyai told Uganda Radio Network in an interview Friday that they have only been able to achieve half of the projected targeted population in the one-week mass vaccination campaign.