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Health: Medical negligence

What can be done about it? Kampala, Uganda | PATRICIA AKANKWATSA | Health professionals are ethically obliged to attend to someone presenting an emergency, says Dr. Apollo Odeke Epuwatt a Physician at Mulago hospital. But when someone comes to the hospital not presenting an emergency, it is up to the …

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British firm halts printing Makerere University certificates over arrears

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  | An international security printing firm is reluctant to print Makerere University certificates for the 2019 graduates over arrears. Security printer Smith & Ouzman, a leading authority on security printing solutions and document fraud prevention based in a resort town East Bourne on England’s southeast …

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Doctors blocked from practicing over lack of certificates

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Recent graduates from Makerere University have been blocked from registering and practicing as medical professionals by the Uganda Medical and Dental Practitioners Council (UMDPC), due to lack of certificates. They include 135 Bachelors of Medicine and Surgery and 16 Bachelors of Dental Surgery graduates. …

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Uganda has only 16 dental specialists- Report

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | There are only 16 dental specialists in the country, according to a new report on the status of the health workforce by the Uganda Medical and Dental Practitioners Council-UMDPC.   These are part of the 4563 medical practitioners that renewed their licenses last year. Dr. Katumba …

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