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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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Sign language ignorance affecting access to family planning for PWDs

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | People with Disabilities (PWDs) especially those with visual, speech and hearing impairments find challenges choosing the best contraceptives and other reproductive health services they need. This was revealed by health workers attending the annual reproductive, Maternal, Newborn health symposium today. The health workers say that …

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Malaria outbreak feared in Kampala

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Five children are admitted each day in Acute Care Unit of Mulago National Referral hospital with convulsions and anemia resulting from malaria infection. Dr. Richard Idro, a Pediatrician in the Unit, says this situation is unlike weeks ago when they were registering four to …

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Ziggy Wine was bruised in motorbike accident – Witnesses

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Circumstances surrounding the death of Musician Michael Alinda also known as Ziggy Wine have taken a new twist, after a group of people claimed that he was injured in an accident, along the Kampala-Northern bypass, on July 21. The four who have recorded statements …

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Unanswered questions surround musician Ziggy Wine’s death

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The disappearance, reoccurrence and eventual death of musician Michael Alinda, also known as Ziggy Wine, has elicited unanswered questions among members of his family, friends and the Ugandan population. Alinda, 29, an artist, IT technician and Social Media Blogger, was pronounced dead on Sunday …

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Police dispatches detectives to probe Ziggy Wine’s death

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Police have tasked a team of detectives from the Criminal Investigations Directorate-CID to investigate the kidnap and subsequent death of musician Michael Kalinda alias Ziggy Wine. Kalinda breathed his last at Mulago National Referral Hospital this morning. The deceased was found in a devastating …

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Half of Ugandans suffer from allergy-Study

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Residents of Kampala are now more likely than ever before to develop allergies. In fact, five of every ten people in Kampala either have rhinitis, itchy watery eyes or skin rash. This is part of the findings of a study conducted the by Makerere …

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PAC tasks Mulago hospital to account for UGX 245M

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Public Accounts Committee-PAC of parliament has issued a two day’s ultimatum to Mulago National Referral hospital officials to account for more than Shillings 245 million. The committee Chaired by Nathan Nandala Mafabi, the Budadiri West MP issued the ultimatum on Monday afternoon when …

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