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Mulago doctors remove knife from man’s head

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Doctors at Mulago hospital have removed a big knife that was stuck in the skull of a man who was attacked by thugs along Nakawa-Kinawataka road and robbed  on Wednesday. Ndakayisenge Emmanuel, a 22 year old employee of Pepsi-Uganda working as a turn boy and …

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State Minister for Cooperatives cautions doctors against greed

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The State Minister for Cooperatives Fredrick Ngobi Gume, has cautioned doctors against greed which he says is killing cooperative societies in the country. Gume was speaking during a function where a donation of COVID-19 protective gear was handed over to Kampala Medical and Health …

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Doctors want interns deployed as medical officers on probation

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Doctors under their umbrella Uganda Medical Association (UMA) want medical interns to be placed into hospitals as medical officers on probation. UMA president Dr Richard Idro said that the Ministry of Health is setting up a committee to come up with a document on …

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36 new COVID-19 cases confirmed

Kampala, Uganda| AFP |  THE INDEPENDENT |  36 new COVID-19 cases have been confirmed, bringing the number of confirmed cases in the country to 593. The new cases were part of 1,310 samples that were tested on Friday. All the new cases are Ugandan contacts to people who have already tested positive …

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