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Patients overwhelm Mbale regional referral hospital

Mbale, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Mbale Regional Referral Hospital is choking from the overwhelming number of patients turning up for treatment. The most affected are the outpatient department-OPD, the pediatrics, the obstetrics and gynecology, and the casualty wards. Several patients receiving treatment in the casualty ward sleep on the verandah …

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Mbale hospital seeks separate ward for fistula patients

Mbale, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Mbale hospital administrators are requesting for a separate ward for fistula patients arguing that mixing fistula patients in the general wards has negatively affected them psychologically. The Fistula focal person in the hospital, Jane Frances Acam said in an interview with Uganda Radio Network – …

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Mbale hospital decries scarcity of nurses, midwives

Mbale, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The inadequate number of nurses and midwives at Mbale Regional Referral Hospital is affecting service delivery to patients. The most affected are the acute, pediatric, maternity and general wards. For instance, the acute ward has only eight out of the required 15 nurses. Nurses in …

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Mbale regional referral hospital hit by water crisis

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Mbale Regional Referral Hospital has been hit by lack of water for the past one week exposing the lives of patients and medical workers to risk. The sanitary and hygienic conditions of all wards plus other hospital facilities is appalling causing anxiety among the medical staff. …

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Six injured as police battles crowds at imbalu initiation ceremony

Manafwa, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Six people are nursing injuries sustained in a fierce clash between the police and locals who were holding the imbalu initiation ceremony in Manafwa district. The injured who are admitted at Mbale Regional Hospital include four police officers and two civilians. The injured were …

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Curfew: 14 year old girl shot in Kapchorwa

Kapchorwa, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT | A teenage girl is battling for her life at Mbale Regional Referral Hospital after being shot in the neck in an operation involving Uganda People’s Defense Forces-UPDF and Local Defense Unit personnel in Kapchorwa district. The injured is Sandra Chemutai, a resident of Litei …

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