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Leaders in Kigezi renew demand for hospital in Rubanda, Rukungiri

  Rukungiri, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Leaders in Kigezi are demanding the establishment of a government hospital in the districts of Rubanda, Rukiga, and Rukungiri. The leaders argue that due to the lack of government hospitals in the three districts, all Covid-19 patients that need special management are taken to …

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Technology in hospitals can delay care

As revealed by experiences of doctors and nurses | OLUWAMAYOWA O. OGUNDAINI | Information and communication technologies can dramatically improve healthcare delivery. They can make communication and exchange of information between healthcare professionals easier. And patients can consult doctors remotely. Some of the most commonly used information and communication technologies …

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Maternal deaths during delivery increase by 7% – Health Ministry

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The number of mothers dying during deliveries within hospitals is on the rise, according to a report released by the Ministry of Health. Figures from the Annual Health Sector Performance review show that a total of 496 mothers died during childbirth in 2019/2020 compared to …

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Dr Atwine frustrated by non-performing commissioners in ministry of health

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Ministry of Health Permanent Secretary, Dr Diana Atwine has expressed frustration over the continued poor performance of commissioners in the ministry. She says that the commissioners continue being promoted automatically without a review. Atwine who was speaking on Saturday during a meeting organized by …

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