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Six COVID-19 patients escape from Mulago hospital

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Six COVID-19 patients have escaped from the Mulago Specialised National Referral Hospital where they have been on treatment, the Deputy Executive Director, Dr. Rose Mary Banyima has revealed. While she couldn’t reveal the identities of the COVID-19 patients, she said one was admitted with his …

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Mulago doctors remove knife from man’s head

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Doctors at Mulago hospital have removed a big knife that was stuck in the skull of a man who was attacked by thugs along Nakawa-Kinawataka road and robbed  on Wednesday. Ndakayisenge Emmanuel, a 22 year old employee of Pepsi-Uganda working as a turn boy and …

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Kirunda Kivejinja is alive contrary to rumours – Mulago

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Mulago hospital executive director Dr. Baterana has denounced the false information that has been circulating that second deputy prime Ali Kirunda Kivejinja succumbed to COVID-19. According to Dr. Baterana, such information is barbaric and is being spread by people with selfish interests, therefore Ugandans …

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PROTESTS: Nine die during surgery at Mulago hospital

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Nine of the people shot during protests following the arrest of the National Unity Platform-NUP party presidential candidate Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu on Wednesday died while undergoing surgery at Mulago National Referral Hospital. Speaking to journalists on Thursday afternoon, Dr. Baterana Byarugaba, the Executive Director Mulago …

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Kampala protests: City mortuary receives 16 bodies

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The city mortuary at Mulago National Referral hospital has received 16 bodies resulting from Wednesday’s protests. The protests erupted after the National Unity Platform presidential flag bearer Robert Kyagulanyi was arrested in Luuka district. According to Dr Moses Byaruhanga, the police chief pathologist, 15 were …

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Mulago medics separate conjoined twins

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  A team of 20 specialists at Mulago National Specialized hospital have successfully separated 11 months old Siamese twins. Dr Philis Khisa, one of the doctors involved in the operation said that the process started last week with an investigation technically known as scoping where they …

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Kamuli municipality MP Rehema Watongola has passed on

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Kamuli Municipality MP, Hajat Rehema Watongola has succumbed to COVID-19 at Mulago National Referral Hospital. The deceased’s husband Badiru Watongola, who doubles as the Kamuli Municipality NRM chairperson told URN on phone that his wife breathed her last at around 11:30 am, Saturday morning. He …

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