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12:19
12:19

Low Turnup of Revellers in Bars As Night Life Resumes Gulu City 11 3

While there was an anticipation of celebrations following the lifting of restrictions on the entertainment industry and the curfew, it was different in some towns across the country.
20:34
20:34

Acholi Cultural Festival Suspended for The Second Year 1

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.
17:09
17:09

Remembering Dr. Mathew Lukwiya 21 Years later Ebola 1 10

Dr. Lukwiya was the 13th Health worker to have succumbed to Ebola disease from St Mary’s Hospital Lacor.
10:11
10:11

Covid-19: Gov’t Targets to Vaccinate 900,000 in Acholi Sub Region Gulu City 2 4

James Elima, the Director of Gulu Regional Referral Hospital says COVID -19 vaccination uptake in Acholi Sub –Region still remains at only 45 percent despite the test positivity rate which is 7.6 percent, slightly higher than the national average.
19:22
19:22

Pictorial: Excitement As Diocese of Northern Uganda Gets New Bishop Gulu City 27

The consecration ceremony was presided over by the Archbishop of the Province of the Church of Uganda, Stephen Kaziimba Mugalu. Loum Succeeded Johnson Ghakumba who went on early retirement.
09:12
09:12

Nude "Witch" Arrested in Gulu City for being a Public Nuisance 1 2

David Ongom Mudong, the Aswa River Region Police Spokesperson reveals that police patrol had on several occasions responded to Kaunda Ground following alert from the CCTV Camera control room to arrest Auma as she was performing her usual sorcerous act, but they would instead find a dog on the exact spot.
15:51
15:51

Northern Uganda Artistes Criticize Singer Chameleone's Illegal Shows in Gulu Gulu City 1 4

Gerald Joshua Oduka, the Spokesperson of Northern Entertainers Association says they were shocked to hear the singer perform in town amidst the strict lockdown and that his act made them question the authority of the security forces and the local leaders who were supposed to enforce the guidelines.
16:49
16:49

Over 300 Initiated on TB Preventive Therapy in Gulu Gulu District 1 2

Ojok says during the campaign that included activities like contact tracing and investigations of contacts of index TB patients and community TB hotspot screening, they screened 5,501 community members.
16:41
16:41

Illicit Sales of Alcohols Costs Hospitals over a Million Shillings for Treatment of a Patient Amuru District 2 1

Charles Eyoung, the Psychiatric Medical Officer at Gulu Regional Referral Hospital revealed that the treatment of a single patient cost more than a million Shillings, which the government isn’t providing. Naltrexone, one of the most expensive drugs used for the treatment of mental health patients tentatively costs the government Shillings 650,000.
13:30
13:30

More than 500 Newborn Deaths Registered in Gulu District antenatal care 2 1 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.
07:50
07:50

Gulu District Registers More than 4,000 Abortions in Fifteen Months family planning 1 1 Top story

At least 4036 cases of abortions have been recorded in the different health facilities Gulu District over the past 15 months. Gulu Regional Referral Hospital alone received 1317 cases in need of post-abortion care and registered 7 deaths.
10:32
10:32

Church of Uganda Needs UGX 188M to Rehabilitate Bishop's House in Gulu 1 1

Bishop Johnson Gakumba of Northern Uganda disclosed in a recent interview with Uganda Radio Network that the Diocese is hopeful to lobby for funds for the refurbishment of the building.
12:11
12:11

Gulu District Battles Rise of Uterine Fibroids as Women Shun Treatment health facilities 1 2

Dr. Baifa Arwenyo, the Head of the Gynecology Ward at Gulu Regional Referral Hospital revealed that the unit currently receives between 4 to 6 women with the condition on a weekly basis.
13:43
13:43

Uptake of Vaccine Increases in Gulu in the Last Three Days vaccination 1 3

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.
09:05
09:05

Gulu District Fails to Enrol Back 9,000 People On ARV Treatment Gulu University

Michael Ochwoo, the Manager of TASO Gulu Care Centre, says that many of the people living with HIV lack food to keep them on treatment. He says that while the Centre managed to enrol back 200 people who abandoned ARVs, 35 of them died due to adherence issues.
10:45
10:45

Uganda Musicians Association Meets Rejection by Acholi Musicians 4

Cinderela Sanyu, the President of Uganda Musicians Associations says the aim of registering all the musicians in the country is not just to benefit from the COVID-19 recovery money from government but to among others form a musicians SACCO, lobby for an arts ministry, access to visas among others.
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.
18:54
18:54

Archbishop Urges Parents to Mentor Children During Festive Season Teenage Pregnancies 2 1

“Dear parents, you have a very big role to play; a very big one, the role of mentoring these children from young age upto the time they are big and even then, when you see them doing wrong things, challenge them because you still have power, don’t underestimate your power!” -Archbishop Odama said
14:15
14:15

9,000 Abandon HIV/Aids Treatment in Gulu as Infections Double in the District stigma 1 1

William Onyai, the District Health Education for Gulu told Uganda Radio Network on Wednesday in an interview that only 18,000 of 27,000 people who tested positive are on treatment.
10:13
10:13

Limited Knowledge Hindering Rugby Development in Acholi 2

Ojok says that most parents see rugby as a sport that inflicts injuries and pain into the lives of their children based on the way it is played. According to Ojok, their efforts to popularize the sport in various schools and community engagements hasn’t yielded the desired results.
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