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Mukono municipal councilors want appointment of hospital administrator revoked

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Mukono municipal councilors have petitioned the District Service Commission to revoke the appointment of Mukono General Hospital administrator Fred Wademe. According to Deogratious Kayongo, the municipal social services committee chairperson, Wademe’s appointment did not follow the process of appointing district public servants and should be …

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Sick girl sleeps in the open for three weeks at Mukono hospital

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A girl whose age is estimated between 10 and 15 years suffering from cerebral palsy has now spent three weeks sleeping on a veranda at Mukono General Hospital due to lack of facilities to accommodate her given her health condition. According to the hospital management, …

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Increasing referrals overwhelm Mukono hospital

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Mukono General Hospital is overwhelmed by increasing medical referrals amidst staffing challenges. Records at the General Hospital show that the number of referrals has increased from between 30 to 50 patients to 100-120 patients monthly since it was elevated from a health center IV to …

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Mukono hospital overwhelmed by patients after suspension of volunteers

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Mukono General Hospital staff are decrying the congestion caused by the overwhelming numbers of patients. At the beginning of the month, the district suspended volunteers from attending to any hospital activities claiming limited space during this period of Covid-19. Health workers say that volunteers have …

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Bickering over Mukono hospital hurts patients

Mukono, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Be careful what you ask for, the saying goes, for you might get it. That is what has caused anguish to authorities of Mukono municipality who lobbied and pushed for the elevation of their health centre IV to a hospital. To their dismay when …

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Mukono Municipality declines to handover hospital to district

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Mukono municipal council has passed a resolution supporting the decision of their executive rejecting the transfer of Mukono hospital management to the district. The decision was made after Mukono Mayor; George Fred Kagimu read a letter from the Health Ministry, Permanent Secretary, Dr Diana Atwiine …

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