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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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Dr. Baterana interdicted from office

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Dr. Baterana Byarugaba, the embattled Executive Director of Mulago National Referral Hospital has been interdicted. This is contained in a March 2, 2022 letter issued by the Health Ministry Permanent Secretary Dr. Diana Atwine. She has asked Dr. Baterana to hand over the office to …

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Dr. Baterana charged with embezzlement, abuse of office

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Police have preferred charges of fraudulent accounting, abuse of office, embezzlement and causing financial loss to the government against Dr. Baterana Byarugaba, the executive director of Mulago National Referral Hospital. According to the State House Health Monitoring Unit, the above crimes were committed in …

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State House health monitoring unit arrests Mulago executive director

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Executive Director of Mulago National Referral Hospital, Dr. Baterana Byaruhanga has been arrested. The State House Health Monitoring Unit led by its Director Warren Namara picked up Dr. Byaruhanga on Tuesday afternoon for alleged mismanagement of the national referral hospital. According to Namara, the …

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