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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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FDC condemns attack on NRM supporter

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The opposition Forum for Democratic-FDC Party has condemned the assault of Baker Kasumba, an NRM activist and resident of Avis Kivvulu in Kawempe Division. The 21-year-old was nailed through the palms by unknown thugs on Wednesday night using two six inch nails. While …

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Police struggling to obtain CCTV footage on Ziggy Wine death

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Police are still struggling to access footage from a Closed Circuit Television (CCTV) camera at Mulago Hospital, showing how musician Ziggy Wine was admitted to the facility. Ziggy Wine, a member of Fire Base Crew, succumbed to injuries allegedly sustained in an accident along the …

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Mulago to revise ICU fees amid high costs in private facilities

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Mulago national referral hospital is considering new rates to be charged for critical care services. According to David Nuwamanya, the facility’s principal administrator, the 1 million shillings, currently charged per week is no longer enough to cater for the requirements for patients to …

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Ziggy Wine death: Witnesses grilled at State House

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Seven witnesses and a woman, who was allegedly knocked by the late Michael Alinda alias Ziggy Wine, have been grilled by detectives at State House, Nakasero in Kampala. Ziggy Wine reportedly succumbed to injuries in the wee hours of Morning at Mulago National Referral Hospital …

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