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The search for a baby just got easier

Hopeful patients get first experience at Uganda’s first public women’s hospital Kampala, Uganda | FLAVIA NASSAKA | People wander around. Some take selfies and group photos. All rave about the convenience, the décor and point at the nicely positioned potted fresh flowers and photo frames hanging over neatly painted sky …

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MTN Uganda revamps Kabarole Hospital

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | On April 20, MTN Uganda Foundation handed over the revamped out-patient department (OPD) block of Kabarole Hospital Church of Uganda and donated hospital equipment to benefit hundreds of patients who frequent one of Western Uganda’s busiest public hospitals. Ten hospital beds, 10 mattresses, 10 blankets and …

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Bureaucracy delays operations of Karuma Specialised Hospital

Karuma, Uganda | URN | Excessive government red tape is delaying the arrivals of state of the art equipment for advanced specialised treatment of the brain and the kidney as well as the heart in Uganda. Restoration Gateway, a faith based charity organisation operating multi-disciplinary institutions in Karuma Township in …

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Ebola consultant set free by the Anti Corruption Court

Kampala, Uganda | GODFREY SSALI | Embattled Dr David Kaggwa, a consultant on Ebola disease, is set free by the Anti Corruption Court in Kololo, after being acquitted of charges of corruption and abuse of Office. Dr. Kaggwa currently attached to  Kabarole regional referral hospital had been accused of corruptly receiving 580,000shillings …

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After the Mengo Hospital deaths

New guidelines to regulate mushrooming free medical camps Kampala, Uganda | FLAVIA NASSAKA | As early as 9am on Feb.09, people had started gathering at Centenary Park. It was yet another ‘free medical camp’. Organized by the Mulago hospital based College of Health Sciences, people would at this camp get free …

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12 patients stabbed in their hospital beds in DR Congo

Goma, DR Congo | AFP | Unidentified assailants stabbed 12 patients in their hospital beds in the restive DR Congo city of Goma, with fears it was the work of Ugandan Islamist rebels, officials said on Tuesday. Three of the victims were seriously hurt in the knife rampage overnight Sunday-Monday …

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Nameless heroes of South Korea fire disaster

Miryang, South Korea | AFP | The deadly hospital blaze in Miryang killed 37 people and injured more than 100 in South Korea’s worst fire disaster in a decade. But witnesses said Friday’s toll could have been far higher without the heroic acts of ordinary citizens and medical staff who …

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