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Activists demand closure of Masaka hospital private wing over exploitation

Masaka, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Activists under the Southern Region Social Rights Association-SRSRA want the private wing inside Masaka Regional Referral Hospital closed, saying that it is contributing to the exploitation of patients. The hospital management operates a private wing where patients are required to pay for all health services …

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Three Masaka hospital staff test positive for Covid-19

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Masaka regional referral hospital has admitted three health workers who tested positive for coronavirus disease (COVID-19). Dr. Nathan Onyach, the hospital director has confirmed their admission saying they were working at the ordinary outpatient department where they got infected. He noted that some health …

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Masaka Hospital mental ward overwhelmed by high number of cases

Masaka, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Masaka Regional Referral Hospital mental health unit is overwhelmed by the high number of mental cases in the region. Dr. Kanan Kateregga, the in charge Masaka Regional Hospital mental unit says they receive about 80 cases on average each week. He attributes the sudden …

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Masaka hospital out of space for COVID-19 patients

Masaka, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Masaka Regional Referral Hospital has run out space for coronavirus patients. The Ministry of Health designated Masaka hospital as the management centre for COVID-19 patients in the sub-region following a decision to decentralize the COVID-19 case treatment services. Dr Nathan Onyaki, the hospital medical …

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Covid-19: One person discharged from Masaka hospital

Masaka, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  Masaka Regional Referral Hospital on Thursday discharged one person, who has recovered from COVID-19.  The recovered person, was the first to be admitted at the treatment centre. He is a Burundian refugee living in Uganda at Nakivale settlement camp in Isingiro district.   He tested positive …

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