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12:34
12:34

Inadequate Equipment Hampers Trauma Care at Gulu Hospital Gulu City 4 1

Dr. Joyce Anena Oyet, the in-charge of the Accident and Emergency Unit at Gulu Regional Referral Hospital, says that the hospital lacks a CT Scan, Intensive Care Unit –ICU facilities, medical supplies like X-ray films and enough staff, which affects trauma care.
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.
15:17
15:17

Acholi Sub Region MPs Ask Gov't to Increase Funding to Lacor Hospital Laroo-Pece Division 4 1

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.
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.
12:11
12:11

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

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.
11:45
11:45

Gulu Regional Referral Hospital Complains About Intermittent Power Supply oxygen plant 1 2 Top story

According to Tibamanya, they often fail to manage patients whose conditions requires oxygen because of the intermittent power supply. He attributes that the power problem to the fact they share a single line with neighbouring institutions.
12:04
12:04

Lockdown Curtails Mediation of Land Disputes in Acholi grievous injuries 3 1

At least 10 people have been killed in land related brawls since the beginning of the year across Pader, Gulu, Lamwo, Amuru, Agago, Kitgum, Nwoya and Omoro districts.
13:44
13:44

Patients Burdened by Limited Access to CT Scan Services in Northern Uganda 1 1

It is estimated a patient spends between 900,000 to 1,500,000 to hire an ambulance loaded with return fuel and support nurse from Gulu to Kampala to access CT scan machine services. Patients from Karamoja and West Nile sub regions even spent more on the journey.
06:54
06:54

LRA Victim's Lawyer Dies in Gulu Hotel Room Hospital Lacor 1 Top story

A case of her sudden passing was reported at Gulu Central Police Station – CPS on Tuesday by the Hotel manager, Justine Okello.
07:14
07:14

Iron Bar Hit-men Renew Attacks on Gulu Motorcyclists Pece Division 2 1 Top story

Ezekiel Emitu, the Aswa River Region Police Commander- RPC, says the latest victim of the attacks is 29-year-old Benedict Okumu. He was hit with a blunt object on August 25th, 2019. He succumbed to the injuries he sustained in the attack at St. Mary’s Hospital Lacor on August 31.
10:50
10:50

Gulu District UPC Chairperson Dead referendum 1

Samuel Oduny, the deceased’s brother says that Ameda in his 60s succumbed to a stroke on Tuesday evening from Gulu Regional Referral Hospital.
16:11
16:11

St. Mary’s Hospital Lacor Struggling with Blood Shortage sickle cell 3 1

Dr. Venice Omona, the Head of Paediatric Department at Lacor Hospital told URN in an interview that his department is the most affected by the blood shortage in the Hospital, something that has led to the deaths of other children.
14:41
14:41

Aswa River Police Sniffer Dog Goes Missing After Accident 1 Top story

Four police officers aboard the vehicle with the sniffer dog sustained injuries and were rushed to St. Mary’s Hospital Lacor for medical treatment.
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