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Gov’t halts Israeli firm medical cannabis license

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Government has suspended the license issued to Israel Firm,Together Pharma to grow medical marijuana in Uganda. The State Minister of Finance and Investment, Evelyn Anite announced the decision this morning, saying the Health Minister has been tasked to research on the matter and report …

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Brains, eyes, testes: off-limits for transplants?

Paris, France | AFP | Since the world’s first successful organ transplant in 1954 — a kidney — the discipline has advanced to the point where a wounded soldier could have his penis and scrotum replaced in a groundbreaking operation last month. A Frenchman recently became the first person to …

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Isimba contractor offers free medical service

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | China International Water and Electrical Corporation (CWE), the contractor of the 183MW Isimba Hydro power project, has concluded its third and last free medical activity ahead of the official completion of the power dam later this year. Held on March 23 in Kayunga Town Council, …

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Doctors win case against Uganda Medical Union

Kampala, Uganda | GODFREY SSALI | The High court in Kampala Friday dismissed the application filed by Uganda Medical Union against Government and Uganda Medical Association, that sought an interim order stopping negotiations regarding the Socio-economic interets of the striking Doctors. The Deputy Registrar incharge of Civil Matters Sarah Langa ruled …

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Medical Union sues striking Doctors

Kampala, Uganda | GODFREY SSALI | The Uganda Medical Workers Union has sued all striking Doctors and medical practitioners for engaging in an illegal strike. The union has also sued the Secretary General of the Uganda Medical Association Dr. Ekwaro Obuku and Workers MP Dr. Sam Lyomoki demanding for damages resulting …

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Regular medical checkup

By Flavia Nassaka Tests you should think twice before taking Periodic medical checkup has become common and most doctors you visit recommend doing the so-called wellness tests. Basically, this check up involves visiting a doctor even when you have no symptoms of any disease.- Dr. Simon Peter Eyoku, a senior …

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Medical negligence

By Flavia Nassaka Know what will lessen your risk The High Court in Kampala recently awarded Shs450 million in costs and damages to a mother whose baby suffered brain damage during delivery at Mulago National Referral Hospital.  The Judge ruled that Mulago Hospital should compensate Sarah Watsemwa Goseltine because its …

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