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Nambooze returns from India after a successful spine operation

Nambooze returns from India after a successful spine operation

The Mukono Municipality Member of Parliament Hon. Betty Nambooze Bakireke returned to the country on thursday from Manipal Hospital in India where she underwent a successful spine operation following the September 27 parliamentary fracas, when unknown security operatives evicted suspended legislators from the House. “I am not saddened by what I am going through because […]

Medics ask for baby screening of blood disorders in health facilities

Medics working with Haemophilia Foundation Uganda (HFU) want government to venture into ensuring that baby screening of blood disorders is done in health facilities so as to prevent possible complications. Addressing journalists in Kampala, the medics working with Haemophilia Foundation Uganda (HFU) expressed concern that currently, 98 percent of patients with bleeding disorders in the country […]

Mulago intensive care unit working properly-officials

Mulago hospital has dismissed reports that the intensive care unit has been closed due to equipment breakdown . Speaking to kfm,the hospital spokesperson  Enoch Kusaasira said the unit is functioning with patients recieving treatment. Kusaasira has also denies reports that life has been already lost due to the closure of the unit. However Kusaasira admits that […]

Marburg threat persists in Kabale

Another person suspected have contracted the deadly marburg virus has died in Kabale district. If confirmed, this could bring the death toll to six since a fresh outbreak of the disease was announced on Friday last week. Health experts say the deceased was admitted at Rushoroza health centre three in Kabale district after he presented […]

MPs task National Medical Stores on drug theft

MPs task National Medical Stores on drug theft

The parliamentary Public Accounts Committee is concerned over the increasing theft and disappearance of Government drugs from the National Medical Stores, which has often been blamed for the shortage of drugs in Hospitals. The Committee chaired by Terego County MP Kassiano Wadri discovered that a lot of drugs disappear on the way calling for an […]

Mulago hospital admits 150,000 patients, conducts 88,944 X-ray images and over two million laboratory tests

  Mulago National Referral hospital needs 39.4 billion shillings to admit 150,000 patients, conduct 88,944 X-ray images and over two million laboratory tests. He says the same money would be used in the construction of the women hospital at Mulago and completion of the hospital staff block. The Executive Director of Mulago Hospital, Dr. B. […]

Mulago hospital builds the art of women’s hospital, abolishes parking fees

    One of the executive directors of Mulago National Referral Hospital, Dr. B. Byarugaba has promised heavy packages for Ugandans from Mulago hospital this year running. Byarugaba says that Mulago hospital is in the process of installing an oxygen plant and construction of staff houses before 2012/13 closes down. The doctor says that the […]

Mulago hospital lacks capacity to operate body scanners

  It is shocking but true. We have reliably learnt that doctors at Mulago hospital have body scanners but lacks capacity to operate them. But Mulago has been bragging all the years that it has the best facilities and best doctors. Our research indicates that the doctors at Nsambya and Lubaga hospital can assemble and […]

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