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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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MPs probe existence of private pharmacies in Mulago hospital

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Parliamentary Committee on Health has picked interest in probing the existence and operations of private pharmacies inside Mulago National Referral Hospital. First Pharmacy and Ecopharm are the two privately owned pharmacies selling ‘specialised’ drugs to patients in Mulago Hospital. While meeting Dr. Byarugaba Baterana, …

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Mulago hospital discharges 21 bomb blast victims

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Authorities at Mulago National Referral Hospital have announced that 21 people who were injured in yesterday’s twin bomb blasts will be discharged today. Health officials said the 21 people who suffered minor injuries that have been attended to, can now recuperate from their homes. The …

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How Mulago hospital responded to the bomb blast victims

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | It was a normal day for Mulago National Referral Hospital on Tuesday morning November 16, 2021. The causality ward had less than ten patients, the majority of whom were accident victims. Only a few staff were on duty, most of them completing their morning rounds …

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Mulago proposes policy to end moonlighting by doctors

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Dr. Byarugaba Baterana, the Executive Director Mulago National Referral Hospital wants the government to introduce a policy stopping medical workers employed by the government from working in private facilities. Addressing the newly inaugurated board of Mulago National Referral Hospital, Dr. Baterana noted that one of …

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Private clinics sprouting around Mulago national referral hospital

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Dr. Byarugaba Baterana, the Executive Director of Mulago Specialised National Referral hospital wants the licenses of private clinics and pharmacies operating around and within Mulago hospital revoked. Speaking during the weekly Ministry of Health supervision meeting at the hospital, Baterana said there are lots of fraudulent …

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