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Fake doctor arrested in Kapchorwa Hospital

Kapchorwa, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Kapchorwa Central Police Station is currently holding a man on charges of impersonating a doctor, conducting illegal treatments, and extorting money from patients at Kapchorwa Hospital. According to Fredmark Chesang, the Sipi Region Police Spokesperson, the suspect, identified as Silas Sukoria, a 34-year-old resident …

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Arua hospital medics alarmed by high acute malnutrition cases

Arua, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Health workers at Arua Regional Referral hospital are concerned about increasing cases of acute malnutrition among children. Acute malnutrition is a form of under nutrition caused by a decrease in food consumption or illness that results in sudden weight loss. Often children with acute malnutrition …

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Baby dies after circumcision: medics flee

Palisa, Uganda  | THE INDEPENDENT l Two staff at Palisa general government hospital are on the run over the death of 4 months old boy who passed on short after undergoing circumcision. According to Emily Alaso, the North Bukedi police regional public relation officer, the baby died due to convulsions. A …

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Kawolo hospital saves costs with new portable oxygen generator

Buikwe, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The installation of an oxygen generator at Kawolo Hospital has resulted in a significant decrease in the cost of transporting and refilling oxygen cylinders. Eight months ago, the government installed the first oxygen generator at Kawolo Hospital to replace oxygen cylinders for emergency medical care. …

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Gulu hospital staff on spot for misconduct

Gulu, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The staff of Gulu Regional Referral Hospital in Gulu City is on the spot for misconduct, absenteeism, and unprofessionalism. This was discovered by the State House Health Monitoring Unit during a survey on health service delivery conducted at the hospital. The survey was headed by …

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Lira hospital gets first microbiology laboratory

Lira, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Lira Regional Referral Hospital has received its first microbiology laboratory and equipment to support the investigation of bacterial infections particularly those that have shown resistance to common antibiotics. The hospital which receives over 1,000 outPatient attendances and 100 admissions on a daily basis has been …

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