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11 year old girl surgically corrected to live as a boy

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Endocrinology clinic of Mulago Hospital has successfully operated an 11-year-old child to help her achieve her dream of living as a boy. The child was born a girl and raised as one. But according to her parents, her organs started changing as she grew …

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Kawempe, Mulago hospitals to continue measles-rubella vaccination

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  | The Ministry of Health has designated three hospitals to continue the Measles-Rubella vaccination campaign. They are Kawempe Regional Referral hospital, Mulago National Referral and the Kampala Capital City Authority health centre. According to the health ministry, the posts have been set up to enable …

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 Arua conjoined twins not separable- Mulago Doctors

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | According to Mulago Women and Neonatal Hospital, the pair of twins that was referred from Arua Regional Referral Hospital cannot be separated Doctors at the Mulago Women and Neonatal hospital have refuted claims that they sent away a pair of conjoined twins due to failure …

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NDA to withdraw licenses of private pharmacies in Mulago Hospital

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | National Drug Authority-NDA is set to withdraw the licenses of newly opened private pharmacies in Mulago National Referral Hospital. They include First pharmacy and Ecopharm pharmacy, which opened just a month ago. The move follows a directive president, Yoweri Museveni to NDA to …

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Doctors push for new policy to govern internship

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The President of the Uganda Medical Association, Dr. Ekwaro Obuku has revealed that they are pushing for a new policy to govern internship. While they managed to garner a lot of achievement from the 2017 doctors’ strike, Obuku says they have failed to …

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Over 70% using herbal medicine to treat sickle cells

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Many people living with sickle cell disease are using herbal medicine and not opening up to health workers. Releasing results of the study started in March to establish the extent of herbal medicine use among patients seeking treatment at the sickle cell clinic of …

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