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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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Masaka hospital defies Health Monitoring Unit, evicts staff from quarters

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Masaka hospital authorities have defied the State House Health Monitoring Unit (HMU) and ordered staff to vacate the hospital quarters. Last month, the unit stopped management of the hospital from increasing staff contributions towards maintaining their quarters. It follows a proposal by Masaka Regional …

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