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Kawolo hospital private wing attracts high number of clients

Buikwe, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  The newly established private wing of Kawolo General Hospital in Buikwe district is overwhelmed by the high number of clients especially in the Outpatient Department-OPD. The private wing was established two years ago after the government constructed a private outpatient department with a ten-bed self-contained …

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Gov’t develops training, assessment manuals for herbalists

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  The Directorate of Industrial Training (DIT) has unveiled assessment and training packages for herbalists as part of the efforts to formalize their training and processors of herbal medicines. The National Drug Authority-NDA and Natural Chemotherapeutics Research Institute (NCRI) developed the training package that falls under …

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Entebbe hospital runs out of COVID-19 vaccine doses

Entebbe, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  Entebbe Regional Referral Hospital has run short of COVID-19 vaccine doses.  Already 3,720 people have received their first dose at the hospital. The vaccination exercise runs from 8am to 5pm every weekday. However, on Friday, the centre closed at 2pm because there were less than …

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EALA MP Kasamba laid to rest, praised for fighting food insecurity

Kyotera, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  The National Resistance Movement Director for Mobilisation and Carder Identification, Mathias Kasamba was on Friday laid to his final rest at Katovu village, in Kakuuto county-Kyotera district.      Kasamba, also an  East African Legislative Assembly MP, passed on at Nakasero hospital on Tuesday after he …

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