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Butaleja nurse dies in shrine seeking medical care

Butaleja, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A nurse in Butaleja has died in a traditional shrine while seeking for medical care. Silvia Hasahya, a nurse attached to Busolwe hospital in Butaleja district and has been a resident of Bugangu village in Busabi sub county, died on Sunday at a shrine where …

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Telemedicine providers struggle to get clients

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Last week, the Health Ministry launched two mobile apps meant to ease access to medical care. While the ‘Call the Clinic’ app is solely meant to curb the spread of COVID-19 by offering a platform to contact surveillance teams or trace contacts of positive …

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Uganda needs 300 more health facilities -Ministry of Health

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Health Ministry needs to construct an additional 300 health facilities so as to extend quality health care services to all Ugandans. According to the Health Ministry, there is need to increase the number of General hospitals, health center IVs and IIIs if …

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Mugabe still in Singapore hospital since April: president

Harare, Zimbabwe | AFP | Zimbabwe’s ex-leader Robert Mugabe remains hopsitalised in Singapore where he has been receiving medical care for four months, his successor President Emmerson Mnangagwa said on Monday. Mnangagwa said in a statement that the 95-year-old Mugabe had been receiving medical care for an undisclosed ailment, and was …

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