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15:05
15:05

UCI Seeks More Land to Complete Regional Cancer Center 1 1

Dr. Jackson Orem, the UCI Executive Director told stakeholders Friday that access to more land will enable the government to proceed with the phased establishment of other infrastructural development at the cancer center.
11:06
11:06

Gulu University Law Don Dismissed Over Inconsistent Papers 1 1

Dr Mutyaba was interdicted by the University management in December last year after his academic documents were found to bear inconsistent names, dates of birth, and years of study.
14:51
14:51

Orphanage opts for Therapy Dogs to Fight Child Trauma 2 2 Top story

Charles Obalim, a Veterinary Officer in Gulu City explains that dogs are excellent at smelling hormones released by the human body when they are stressed, which can’t be sensed by human beings.
18:14
18:14

Regional Cancer Center in Gulu Opens for Surgeries 5 1

Two of the three theaters fully equipped by the government underwent a test run by medical experts from the Uganda Cancer Institute (UCI) last week. The center officially opened its theater doors on Monday with an ongoing one-week free Head and Neck Surgical camp for cancer patients.
08:23
08:23

Social Norms Stiffling Gender Equality Achievement-UN Resident Coordinator UN World Day 2023 3 1

Speaking at a dialogue on SDG in Gulu City on Monday, Namondo says the country, like other African states, is struggling to achieve the target of gender equality because of social norms that need to change.
10:46
10:46

Acholi Leaders Blame Low Productivity Among Men on Alcohol Abuse 3 1 Top story

Emmanuel Orach, the Nwoya District Chairperson says most men both young and old in the sub-region have resorted to spending their most valuable time in bars drinking alcohol while abandoning parental duties to women.
13:07
13:07

UNFPA Commits Continued Support To Uganda’s Teenage Pregnancy Fight 6 1

The 25 million Euros project (approximately 100 billion Shillings) was being implemented in the 14 districts of the West Nile and Acholi Sub-region benefiting both the host and South Sudan refugee population.
10:23
10:23

Museveni Queries Delayed Construction of Gulu University Teaching Hospital MINISTRY OF HEALTH 1

The President noted that the VAMED Engineering Gmbh team had brought in cheaper finances with an interest rate below 1 percent proposed for the project compared to the 5 percent interests the Finance Ministry has been signing in the past.
07:59
07:59

12 Arrested for Theft at Angaya Health Centre III 1

According to Okot, who was on duty that night he became suspicious when he noticed that the lights were off around 3:30 a.m.
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.
07:53
07:53

A Third of Commercial Sex Workers in Gulu City Married-Research Gulu University 7 1 Top story

Dr. Bongomin explained that the number of female commercial sex workers in Gulu City increased during the COVID-19 lockdown, aimed at curbing the disease's spread. The study identified diverse motivations for married women's participation in commercial sex work, including the economic fallout caused by COVID-19,
15:50
15:50

A Journey of Hope: Triumphing Over Ectopic Pregnancy Gulu University 6 4 Top story

“This is a rare thing and she is very lucky but one thing that saved this baby from termination was the wrong diagnosis that would indicate that it was a normal pregnancy. It’s a miracle and I must be happy that we have this first case in the region where we can see life coming out,” Dr Pebalo explained.
13:10
13:10

Lacor Hospital Registers Surge in Liver Complications PACTA Uganda 1 1

Dr. Jackson Kansiime, the Deputy Medical Director of Lacor Hospital and head of Clinical Services, revealed during an interview that they admit a minimum of two cirrhosis patients daily.
11:19
11:19

Gulu Regional Cancer Center Starts Partial Operation 6 1

According to Obote, 36 cancer patients have so far undergone diagnosis and care since last month when they began testing and operating the new machines.
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.
10:41
10:41

UBOS to Roll Out Community Profiling for PDM Programme in Acholi 4 1

James Muwonge, the Director of Methodology and Statistical Coordination Services at UBOS says the exercise will focus on collecting data on available services in all the Parishes across the subregion.
08:16
08:16

Northern Uganda Schools Tackle Post-Covid Drug Abuse Crisis Gulu Univerity 3 1

Hellen Lamunu, the Head-teacher of Sacred Heart Girls School and Northern Uganda Regional Chairperson of the Association of Secondary Head Teachers’ Association expressed concern about the need for learner rehabilitation.
10:30
10:30

Gulu University’s Dr. Mukembo Appointed Pharmacy Board Member MINISTRY OF HEALTH 1

Dr. Mukembo expressed excitement about the appointment and pledged to deliver his best to the Board with the trust invested in him. “Am humbled to add another stone to our country’s building and elevate the name of Gulu University higher," he said,
09:34
09:34

Gulu Remand Home Introduces Horticulture to Address Dietary Deficiency 1 1 Top story

Reverend Father Denis Habamungu Silesian from Don Bosco revealed that the greenhouse will initially accommodate 1,000 bags of Anaa F2 Tomato variety seedlings, which will flourish and be ready for harvest after a period of six months. This project aims to address the inadequate food supply that the remand home has been facing.
07:57
07:57

Uganda Faces Surge in Internet Addiction-Related Mental Health Cases PACTA Uganda 4 1

Owor pointed out that the new emerging mental disease is currently internet addiction, resulting from the overuse of the internet, and various digital tools for different reasons including pleasure-seeking, company, work, sports betting, and trying to evade alcohol and drugs.
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