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IHK launches two-month medical camp for arthroscopy

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | International Hospital Kampala (IHK) has launched a two-month arthroscopy camp to treat patients with joint pains, joint swelling, inability to move the joints, cracking sounds in the joints and inability to use the joints following road traffic accidents, sports injuries and other injuries.  The camp will …

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Key suspect in Murder of IHK nurse arrested

Mbarara, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT | Police has arrested the alleged key suspect in the murder of Viola Kakai, 38, a nurse at International Hospital Kampala – IHK. Simon Shimanya, was arrested by officers from the Criminal Criminal  Directorate – CID in Isingiro district. He was picked from his hiding place …

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Cochlear implants saving children from permanent deafness

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Around 466 million people worldwide have disabling hearing loss, according to the World Health Organization 2019 report. 34 million of the people with the disabling hearing loss are children. However, 60% of childhood hearing loss is due to preventable causes. Profound deafness among children affects …

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Who murdered IHK doctor?

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The nine day’s search for Cathy Agaba, a medical doctor at International Hospital Kampala (IHK) ended on Easter Monday after her body was retrieved from a septic tank behind her rented apartment in Muyenga, a posh Kampala city suburb. Agaba’s death was unearthed after the …

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Body of missing IHK doctor retrieved from septic tank

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Cathy Agaba, the missing doctor of International Hospital Kampala-IHK has been found dead. Agaba’s body was retrieved this afternoon from a septic tank at her rented premises in Muyenga, in Kampala. The Deputy Kampala Metropolitan Police Spokesperson, Luke Owoyesigyire, says Agaba’s body was recovered following …

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When patients flee hospital without paying

As Ugandan private hospitals lose millions, some are considering assessing patients ability to pay before offering treatment When relatives of Patrick Obiga, a patient who had been detained at Uganda’s top private hospital; the International Hospital Kampala (IHK), over failure to clear a Shs19 million medical bill sued and was …

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Running to save lives

By Independent reporter  The annual International Hospital Kampala (IHK) initiative, The Hope Ward Run, is set for Nov. 16, according to a notice signed by the event organisers. Participants will set off at Kololo Airstrip to places that will be made known later. The Hope Ward Run is the International Medical …

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