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Gulu hospital seeks new incinerator for COVID-19 waste

Gulu, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  Gulu Regional Referral Hospital is seeking for a mini clinical laboratory and new incinerator for disposing of Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) healthcare waste. Some of the infectious waste include used face masks; syringes, hand gloves, blades, medicinal wastes, and other associated wastes arising from services produced …

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Gulu hospital discharges 34 COVID patients

  Gulu, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Gulu Regional Referral Hospital has discharged 34 patients who recovered from COVID-19. Of the 34, 26 are Ugandan truck drivers while eight are foreign truck drivers. They tested positive for the virus from Elegu border point in Amuru district. Dr Paska Apiyo, a …

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Gulu Hospital expands COVID-19 treatment centre

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Gulu Regional Referral Hospital has increased its capacity to admit more COVID-19 patients. This follows the renovation of the Multi-drug-resistant Tuberculosis (MDR-TB) ward at the hospital that has improved the capacity to 100. The hospital initially had space for only 14 cases. Emmanuel Ainebyoona, …

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WHO deploys 2 physicians at Gulu hospital

Gulu, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The World Health Organisation – WHO will dispatch two physicians to Gulu Regional Referral Hospital to boost the fight against COVID-19. The COVID-19 case management team headed by Dr Paska Apiyo is overstretched and the WHO reinforcement is expected to boost their effort in …

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