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Museveni hosts IAEA boss, makes case for nuclear energy

Atomic Energy boss in Uganda for Cancer Machine launch Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Director General of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Yukiya Amano has met President Yoweri Museveni and discussed nuclear cooperation with Uganda. Amano is in Uganda ahead of the official commissioning on Friday of the Cobalt …

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THIS WEEK: Former deputy Chief Justice passes on

THIS WEEK: Former deputy chief justice passes on Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Former Deputy Chief Justice Laeticia Mukasa Kikonyogo succumbed to a heart attack on Nov.23 at the age of 77. According to family members the judge died while on the way to Mulago hospital from a private clinic …

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THIS WEEK: Police deploys 16 doctors in hospitals

THIS WEEK: Police deploys 16 doctors in hospitals Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | To fill the vacuum created by the doctors’ industrial action started early in the month, the Uganda Police has deployed 16 doctors to different facilities in addition to opening their facilities to the public. Revealing this, Police …

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CANCER: Radiotherapy services to resume next month

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Uganda Cancer Institute (UCI) has announced that the recently purchased €320,000 radiotherapy machine is fully installed and services are set to resume next month. “The radiotherapy machine has been fully installed and awaiting certification. We must comply with the international standards of treatment of …

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STRIKE: Police offers free health services to civilians

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Uganda Police force health services directorate has joined their counterparts the UPDF and Prisons in offering medical services to Ugandans as medical doctors continue their industrial action. Uganda police are offering their 94 health facilities across the country that includes 40 medical laboratories …

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THIS WEEK: Former Mulago ED passes on

THIS WEEK: Former Mulago ED passes on Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | At 68 years, Dr. Lawrence Kaggwa the former Mulago National Referral Hospital Executive Director succumbed to heart complications on Nov.10. Confirming the news to journalists, Dr. John Omangino said the retired surgeon had been admitted to Uganda Heart …

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HEALTH: Seeking wellness through exercise

The constant battle between the patient and physiotherapist Kampala, Uganda | FLAVIA NASSAKA | It’s 9 O’clock in the morning at the physiotherapy department at Mulago National Referral Hospital in Kampala, and an elderly looking bare footed man is sitting drenched in sweat in the lobby. He has just finished …

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