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Parliament demands regular updates on Lubowa hospital

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  The Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga has asked the Ministry of Health to report to Parliament every two weeks on the status of the International Specialized Hospital in Lubowa. This was after the Minister of Health Jane Ruth Aceng on Thursday presented a statement on …

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Government tasked to explain Lubowa hospital controversies

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Government has been tasked to present a comprehensive statement explaining the status of the proposed International Specialized Hospital of Uganda in Lubowa, Wakiso district. In March, the Ugandan Parliament guaranteed a 1.4 trillion Shillings loan to Finasi/ROKO for the construction of the 264-bed Specialized health …

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Health Minister: Lubowa hospital project on course

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The proposed International Specialized Hospital Uganda is on course contrary to allegations of missing funds, the Health Minister, Jane Ruth Aceng has revealed.   In March, parliament approved a guarantee of USD 379 million (1.4 trillion Shillings) for the construction of the specialized Hospital in …

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Lubowa Hospital controversy

How bad can investing in a specialised hospital be? Kampala, Uganda | IAN KATUSIIME | “Bring them in. Give them free land. Offer them Tax exemptions. Guarantee their financing. Don’t bother them with minimum wage. Then allow them to take their profits back home.” That is how one unhappy commentator …

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CSOs ask gov’t to rethink Lubowa hospital project

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Civil Society Organisations want government to conduct a cost benefit analysis on terminating or continuing with the agreement for the proposed construction of the International specialized hospital of Uganda. The Southern and Eastern Africa Trade Information and Negotiations Institute (SEATINI) and Uganda Debt Network-UDN, say …

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Parliament approves USD 379m to Lubowa hospital investor

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Parliament’s has approved a guarantee of USD 379 million (1.4 trillion Shillings) for the construction of an International Specialized Hospital in Lubowa, Wakiso district. The facility with a 264-bed specialized Healthcare capacity will be operated as a world-class internationally accredited facility to treat conditions …

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