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17:31
17:31

Acholi Khadi Roots for Protection of Young Girls Against Abuses 1 5

The Khadi decried the rampant cases of sexual abuses that were and are being meted on young girls within the Acholi Sub Region especially due to the restrictions aimed at containing the spread of the coronavirus disease in the country.
13:10
13:10

Gulu City Market Vendors Raise Concern over Inadequate Mosquito Nets COVID-19 in Uganda 2 4

Over the weekend, the Ministry of Health distributed only 400 mosquito nets to the more than 4,000 vendors within the different markets in Gulu City.
16:30
16:30

Acholi Paramount Chief Pleads With Gov`t to Improve Welfare of Health Workers 1 1

The Paramount Chief while speaking to URN during an interview from his Palace in Gulu City, disclosed that it is undoubted that the health workers are operating under harsh conditions with no proper or inadequate personal safety equipment being provided to them while on duty.
08:35
08:35

Acholi Paramount Chief Calls for Protection of Girls in Lockdown 1 2 Top story

Rwot Acana told URN during an interview at his palace in Gulu City that the current level of sexual abuse meted out at young girls and violence against children in the Acholi Sub Region and other parts of the country call for collective responsibility.
12:33
12:33

COVID -19 Survivors in Gulu Demand Discharge Certificates to Fight Segregation 1 2

The survivors who underwent home-based care management and later tested negative for the virus say they continue facing segregation, rejection and isolation from the communities.
11:26
11:26

Suspect Dies in Police Custody in Gulu Gulu City 3 1

Emmy Obal, 17, a resident of Tegwana Parish, Pece –Laroo Division in Gulu City allegedly succumbed to the injuries he sustained after jumping off a speeding police patrol vehicle that was transporting him and his colleagues to Gulu Central Police Station following their arrest.
11:02
11:02

Gulu City Traders Shun Sleeping in Markets Cereleno Market 1 4

The vendors, especially women, argue that the markets they are operating from are unhealthy, insecure and have poor structures, which could make them vulnerable to contracting diseases and falling prey to criminals.
12:14
12:14

Gulu Hospital Turns Antenatal Unit into Covid Treatment Centre oxygen plant 2 1

Dr Norah Nakato, the Hospital Principal Senior Nursing Officer says that the decision was reached following overwhelming demand for space. She says that attention will only be given to women with complications, who will be treated in a single room that was previously meant for the adolescent clinic.
16:48
16:48

Gulu Hospital Struggles to Treat Patients in ICU Over Power Outage 1 3

Dr. Paska Apiyo, the In-charge of the Covid-19 Treatment Unit (CTU) at GRRH told URN that the late Dr. Arach had been admitted at the unit for treatment for over a week but the hospital ran short of oxygen due to power outages that was being experienced within Gulu City for at least two days which grounded the generation of oxygen.
15:17
15:17

Acholi Sub Region MPs Ask Gov't to Increase Funding to Lacor Hospital Kilak North 1 4

The hospital has largely survived and depended on donations which accounts for 67% of the funds, 27% are generated from the hospital bills while the government only provides 5% of the support.
12:55
12:55

Stigmatization Hindering Covid-19 Home-Based Care Treatment in Gulu City 3 1

Geoffrey Topiny, the Head of Risk Communication and Community Engagement of Gulu City COVID -19 Taskforce revealed that he receives between three to four complaints of stigmatization from COVID -19 patients undergoing home-based care treatment daily.
06:27
06:27

Nurse in Gulu City Arrested for Procuring Abortion industrial area 1 2

David Mudong Ongom, the Aswa River Region Police Spokesperson told URN in an interview that police were tipped off by a source after the girl’s condition worsened.
15:49
15:49

Local Herbalists Overwhelmed by Covid Patients in Gulu Gulu City 1 4

“Those who are recovering are tipping off their colleagues and so the number of patients keeps increasing and the demand is high,” Ojara told Uganda Radio Network in an interview.
11:09
11:09

TASO Sets Up ARV Drugs Distribution Points in Acholi stigma 1

At least 87 distribution points have been created in the eight districts of the Acholi Sub Region to enable the patients access treatment during the lockdown.
07:54
07:54

Gulu Revives Village COVID–19 Taskforces to Monitor Home Based Care Patients Gulu District 1 3

William Onyai, the Gulu District Health Educator says the Village Taskforces Chaired by Village Chairpersons became dormant towards the end of last year when the rate of infections went down and that they have been revived late last week to monitor the COVID -19 patients reviving treatment from home.
13:29
13:29

Panic As Nursing Assistant Tests Positive for COVID-19 in Gulu (COVID-19) in Gulu

The nursing assistant who has now been evacuated to Gulu Regional Referral Hospital COVID-19 Treatment Unit tested positive for the disease on Thursday last week. However before she was tested, she had earlier been mixing with patients and people in the neighbourhood.
07:59
07:59

Nine Organisations Request to Advise ICC on Reparation of LRA Victims Northern Uganda 1 2 Top story

Martin Okwir, the ICC Outreach Coordinator told URN in an interview that the chambers invited experts, victim’s organizations and Civil Society Organization among others with deeper knowledge on the victims’ situations to write and request the court to permit them to offer advice and opinions on how best the reparations should be conducted.
18:54
18:54

COVID -19 Patients in Gulu Violating Home Based Care Treatment Guidelines Ministry of Health 1 2

William Onyai, the Gulu District Health Educator says that they have received information that the patients are mixing with other members of the public.
20:20
20:20

ICC Extends Deadline for Dominic Ongwen’s Appeal on Sentence Northern Uganda 1 3

Maria Kamara Mabinty, the International Criminal Court –ICC Outreach Coordinator for East Africa told URN in an interview that the extension of the deadline for the appeal comes following the request made by Ongwen’s defense team being led by Krispus Ayena Odongo late last month.
18:16
18:16

Gulu City Allocates UGX 141M for Rehabilitating Health Centres gulu city council 1 2

The 141.7 million shillings for the rehabilitation works are part of the 2.192 billion shillings allocated to the Health Department for the financial year 2021/2022 budget of 36.9 billion shillings approved by Gulu City Council.
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