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Mole pregnancies becoming common- Gynecologist

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Kawempe Regional Referral Hospital is recording an increase in the number of women with baby-less pregnancies. Also known as molar pregnancy, the condition represents an abnormality of the placenta caused by genetic errors in cell multiplication during the fertilization process. As a result, it leads …

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Steroid misuse more dangerous than Hydroquinone- Specialist

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  | At the Neonatal Unit of Kawempe National Referral Hospital, a lady who declines to be named sells baby moisturizers and soaps to mothers. But they have one strict instruction; to either carry them in their handbags as they move out or conceal them in …

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Kawempe, Mulago hospitals to continue measles-rubella vaccination

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  | The Ministry of Health has designated three hospitals to continue the Measles-Rubella vaccination campaign. They are Kawempe Regional Referral hospital, Mulago National Referral and the Kampala Capital City Authority health centre. According to the health ministry, the posts have been set up to enable …

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Kawempe Hospital disregarding maternal death audits-Ministry of Health

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Kawempe Hospital obstetrics and gynecology department has not conducted maternal death audits over the last two years. Data picked from the district health information software shows that the department, housed under the National Referral Hospital, has the highest number of mothers and neonates …

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Kawempe hospital to pay UGX 24m for connection to sewer line

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Kawempe National Referral Hospital will pay 24 million shillings to be connected to the main sewer line at Lubigi. When the Uganda Radio Network visited the hospital on Tuesday, workers were seen drilling and installing pipes, a move that is meant to solve the …

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