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15:50
15:50

A Journey of Hope: Triumphing Over Ectopic Pregnancy Gulu University 4 6 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.
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.
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.
16:55
16:55

Gulu Referral Hospital Starts Operating CT Scan MINISTRY OF HEALTH 1 1

James Ojwang, the Acting Principal Administrator of Gulu Regional Referral Hospital says the hospital launched the operation of the CT scan a week ago after sourcing a radiologist from Gulu University through a partnership deal.
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Two Children Killed in House Fire in Gulu City 2

Peter Banya, the Eastern Division Resident City Commissioner says preliminary investigations indicate that the fire originated from a charcoal stove that had been left inside the house.
09:40
09:40

Gulu Hospital Management Seeks More Funding from Gov't 2 1

Dr. Peter Mukobi, the Director of Gulu Regional Referral Hospital said that they have no senior consultants out of the required twelve, only one consultant out of the required four, no radiologist, and no medical officer and consultant at the mental health unit.
16:39
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High Rehabilitation Costs Hinder Recovery of Road Crash Victims 5 2 Top story

Dr. Cyprian Opira, the Executive Director of St. Mary’s Hospital Lacor in Gulu City acknowledges that the cost of quality post-care treatment for road crash victims is high, adding that the majority of the vulnerable in the region can’t afford it.
08:59
08:59

Contractor Arrested for Abandoning Gulu Hospital Staff Quarters 2 3

The team led by the Block Technical Services Limited Contract Manager Brian Ian Mugaya was arrested by the State House Anti-Corruption Unit on the orders of the State Minister for General Duties-Health, Anifa Kawooya, and handed over to the police for further investigation.
18:42
18:42

Gulu Hospital Staff on Spot for Misconduct 2 5

Those implicated include for gross absenteeism due to unsanctioned study leaves include; Denis Opiyo, Jerald Bua, Lydia Mbambu, Kule Clovis, Joan Mbabazi, Joyce Abalo Odong, Mary Bahati Gloria, Grace Nella Aciro, and Lawrence Matata.
09:10
09:10

Two Killed After Fuel Tanker Overturns in Amuru 1

The Incident happened in Pachilo-Oduti village in the Atiak sub-county. The victims were traveling in a Mercedes Benz Actros Fuel Truck registration number SSD 826U/SSD 900A destined for Nimule in South Sudan from Gulu city.
12:17
12:17

Assault Victim Dies Minutes After Registering Case with Police 1

According to police reports, the deceased sustained the injuries after one, Bosco Kidega hit her on the forehead with a piece of timber at about 3 Am on Wednesday morning during a brawl.
07:03
07:03

Gulu Hospital Battles Maternal, Newborn Deaths 3 1

Peter Mukobi, the Director of Gulu Regional Referral Hospital told URN in an interview that they lost at least 60 mothers, and 900 newborn babies in the region last year making it the biggest health burden.
07:23
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Acting In-charge of Gulu Hospital Maternity Ward Arrested for Alleged Extortion 2 4 Top story

She was led by plain-clothed police officers to Gulu Central Police Station to record for abuse of office. Her arrest followed complaints from mothers accusing her and other staff of demanding money before offering them services.
14:57
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Update: Two Constables Confirmed Dead, 11 Critically Injured in Accident 4 2

The injured are Corporal Jacob Odong and Police constables Junior Peter Opio, Kenneth Omara, Daniel Okello, James Candia, Simon Ochora, Vincent Ejoku, Vincent Awuzu, John Okwera, Abraham Okure, and Calvin Toorach, who was driving. The police officers were aboard a police patrol pick-up registration number UP 5568, which hit a hump and turned several times.
13:11
13:11

Acholi Sub-Region Registers Reduction in New HIV Cases MINISTRY OF HEALTH 3 1

Peter Erem, the Director of Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning at The Aids Support Organization-TASO says new cases of HIV being diagnosed had reduced significantly in the last four years.
07:16
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Murder Suspect in Succumbs to Self-Inflicted Wounds 1

Willy Okeny allegedly stabbed himself severally with a knife before ingesting termite poison on Thursday morning.
08:48
08:48

Murder Suspect Battling for Life After Ingesting Poison 1

David Ongom Mudong, the Aswa River Region Police Spokesperson told URN on Thursday evening that the suspect`s condition will first be managed at the hospital before he is transferred to the police cell.
16:27
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Construction of UGX 19Bn Northern Regional Incinerator Kicks Starts In Gulu The World Bank 4 1

Gulu District LC V Chairperson, Christopher Opiyo Ateker, says that a team from the Health Ministry and Gulu Regional Referral Hospital handed over the site to the contractor last week.
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Misconception, Cultural Beliefs Hindering Fight Against Mental Illness in Acholi 2 1

According to the experts, many people take long to seek medical treatment for mental illness but instead go to traditional healers and the church as the immediate remedies to such conditions.
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Youth in Northern Uganda Turn to Sports to Raise Awareness of Mental Health 3 1

Matthew Ocan, the Research Officer at Children Care Uganda says besides creating awareness on the prevention of mental problems, they will also sensitize members of the community on handling mental health clients.
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