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Air Tanzania flight lands at Entebbe with 131 from India

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A second batch of 131 Ugandans and legal residents returned from India arrived in the country on Saturday night aboard Air Tanzania. The plane touched down at Entebbe International Airport 10:10pm. The first batch of 139 of returnees from India arrived on July 1st. This …

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Trans fats from processed foods increase ovarian cancer risk

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Scientists have identified a likely link between processed and fried foods containing trans fats and ovarian cancer. The International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) issued the announcement on Thursday at the end of a study of nearly 1,500 patients suffering from the disease, …

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Dr Sebuyira-Mukasa takes over from Ian Clarke at IMG

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Dr. Jeff Sebuyira – Mukasa has been appointed Chairman Board of Directors of the International Medical Group, succeeding Dr. Ian Clarke, effective July 1st, 2020. Dr. Sebuyira-Mukasa — who holds a Doctorate in Business Leadership from the University of South Africa — is a …

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Arua hospital to send samples to Adjumani hospital labaratory

Arua, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  Arua Hospital has started sending samples to Adjumani hospital laboratory for testing.  Since the outbreak of covid-19 in March samples collected from suspects and contacts in the West Nile region were sent to the Uganda Virus Research Institute in Entebbe. Two weeks ago, a mobile …

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