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10:11
10:11

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

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.
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.
13:36
13:36

Police Disperse Gulu Medical Students with Teargas 4 2

On Thursday morning, Joseph Mumbere, the Acting Gulu District Police Commander led dozens of Field Force Unit personnel to the college main campus located along Gulu Avenue who began firing teargas forcing the students, majority of whom majority were in their dormitories to run out of the college premises.
17:15
17:15

Village Chairman in Omoro, Four Others Flee Over Death of 16- Year- Old Boy Omoro District 2 1

Peter Oola, the Chairman of Rom Village, Patuda Parish in Omoro District reportedly ordered Nelson Ojok, Michael Odoch, Collins Pute and Charles Okumu to arrest and assault David Okello, 16, and his colleague identified as Patrick Ojok, 19, over theft.
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.
08:06
08:06

Gulu Hospital Opts for Kangaroo Care Neonatal Ward 1 3

Records from the Neonatal Ward indicate that a total of 38 premature babies were admitted for care at the ward and yet the hospital has only five incubators for the premature babies.
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.
17:18
17:18

Teenage Mother Stranded with Pre-Mature Triplets Neonatal Ward 1 1

Barbara Acaya, a P.5 school dropout from Agwayugi Primary School and a resident of Lukome Parish, Bungatira Sub –County in Gulu District delivered the triplets pre –maturely on 6th March this year, two months before the due date. It is believed the malaria she suffered from led to the pre –mature delivery.
20:11
20:11

Boda –Boda Cyclist Remanded over Colleague's Murdering in Gulu gulu central prison

Court heard that the accused picked up a quarrel with the deceased on October 20th at around 10pm and that he assaulted the deceased to coma. The deceased was then rushed to Gulu Regional Referral Hospital for treatment where he died on October 22nd, just two days after his admittance.
08:17
08:17

Four Killed as Vehicle Rams Into Motorcyclists in Gulu City 1

Simon Wokorach, the Vice Chairman of Gulu City Boda -Boda Cyclists Association confirmed the incident, saying Obama was under the influence of alcohol when the accident occurred, adding that he could have run into more road users if the tyres hadn’t burst.
13:20
13:20

Gulu Regional Referral Hospital Gets New Board 2 1

The appointment of the new board chaired by Dr Paul Onek, the retired Gulu District Health Officer comes three years after the demise of the former Board Chairperson, Michael Ocan in 2017.
07:49
07:49

Gulu Rejects 24 Covid-19 Patients From Kitgum Citing Space Constraints 3 1 Top story

Dr James Elima, the Director Gulu Regional Referral Hospital confirmed to URN in an interview that they are no longer admitting more patients because the facility is out of space.
22:20
22:20

Pece Prison Placed Under Quarantine as Inmate Tests Positive for COVID-19 frank baine 1 Top story

Dr. Paska Apiyo, the head of Case Management at Gulu Regional Referral Hospital told URN in an interview that the inmate was admitted around 4pm on Tuesday and was in stable condition.
17:19
17:19

Teenage Cancer Patient Stranded at Gulu Regional Referral Hospital Nwoya District 1 1

Flavia Acayo, a Primary Seven pupil of Pakia Primary School and resident of Koch Lii in Nwoya District was admitted at Gulu Regional Referral Hospital on Tuesday with a swollen right limb.
15:36
15:36

Kitgum Municipal Authorities Want Pandwong Health Centre III to Resume Operations Ministry of Health 3 1

The Kitgum Municipality Mayor Walter Tooroma says assessments conducted by Ministry of Health on the health center for the past two months has given a negative rating, an indicator that it has not been not fully operational.
16:01
16:01

Politicians Need Training on COVID-19 -Dr Mwebesa Ministry of Health 1 2

The observation follows a debate among members of the Acholi community, supporting action by their leaders who, on Wednesday night, objected to the admission of a positive COVID-19 case at Gulu Regional Referral Hospital.
10:47
10:47

Security Guard Shoots Dead Suspected Thug covid-19 1

In his statement to police, Oluka says the thugs who were two in number used a stool to climb over the building to access entrance through the roof.
14:42
14:42

Police Investigates Death Of Two People in Kitgum Ministry of health

A police officer who preferred anonymity says that Ssembatya had been conducting training with a team of doctors from the health Ministry from Kampala before his demise.
10:47
10:47

Oyam Radiology Unit Under Key Lock

The Oyam District Health Officer, Thomas Malinga, says they are currently making referrals to Gulu Regional Referral Hospital and St Mary`s Hospital Lacor in Gulu town. He explains the district has written to the Health Ministry, Atomic Energy Council and Public Service Ministry to authorize them to recruit a radiographer.
13:29
13:29

Omoro District Leaders Disagree on Relocation of Cancer Treatment Centre Gulu City

Last month, the district council passed a resolution to shift the treatment centre to a 20-acre piece of land in Bobi Sub County. The land situated next to Bobi Health Centre III was formerly the administrative land for Omoro County.
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