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Former Mulago hospital director on the spot over UGX 4Bn for interns

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Members of Parliament on the Public Accounts Committee-PAC, Central Government have recommended that Dr. Baterana Byarugaba, the former Mulago National Referral Hospital Executive Director be investigated and prosecuted for loss of funds meant for payment of interns and Senior House Officers. The committee also wants a …

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Mulago hospital launches non-invasive surgery training center

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Mulago National Referral Hospital has unveiled a non-invasive surgery simulation center, the first of its kind in the country. The hospital administrators say trainees will undergo training at the center on how to conduct minimally invasive endoscopies and laparoscopic surgeries. During such procedures, equipment is …

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Mulago hospital grilled over unutilized UGX 4Bn for salaries

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Members of Parliament who sit on the Public Accounts Committee (Central) have tasked the interdicted Mulago National Referral Hospital Executive Director, Dr Byarugaba Baterana, to explain the hospital’s failure to absorb Shs4 billion meant for salaries of new staff. The Auditor General’s report for the …

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MPs query expenditure of intern doctors’ allowances

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Lawmakers have put the former Executive Director (ED) Mulago National Referral Hospital, Dr. Byarugaba Baterana on the spot over the expenditure of Shs206 million meant for allowances for medical interns and senior health officers during the Covid-19 pandemic. Government remitted Shs3.8 billion for allowances for …

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PAC directs Mulago to allow interdicted ED access office

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Chairperson of the Public Accounts Committee (Central), Medard Sseggona has directed Mulago National Referral Hospital to allow the interdicted Executive Director, Dr. Baterana Byarugaba to temporarily access office. Sseggona directed the interim Mulago ED, Dr. Rosemary Byanyima to allow Byarugaba to access the office specifically …

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MPs want Mulago acting ED appointment fast tracked

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Legislators have tasked Acting Executive Director Mulago National Referral Hospital, Dr. Rosemary Byanyima to fast track her appointment as Executive Director saying a delayed substantive appointment will not only slow services in the hospital, but also affect the accountability mandate of Parliament. This came after Byanyima …

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Interdicted Mulago hospital director hands over to deputy

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Embattled Mulago National Referral Hospital Executive Director, Dr. Baterena Byarugaba has handed over office to deputy director Dr. Rosemary Byanyima, after being interdicted by Health Ministry Permanent Secretary Dr Diana Atwine last week. Byarugaba was arrested last week after investigations by the Health Monitoring Unit linked …

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Private pharmacies operating within Mulago hospital evicted

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Private pharmacies that have been operating within Mulago National referral hospital have been kicked out following a directive by health minister Dr. Jane Ruth Aceng. The minister instructed the National Drug Authority (NDA) to enforce closure of all private facilities operating within public health facilities. According …

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