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PM Rugunda Commissions New Cancer Machine at Mulago

Prime Minister of Uganda Dr Ruhakana Rugunda has today (Friday 19 January 2018) commissioned the New Cobalt 60 cancer Radiotherapy Machine at Mulago Cancer Institute in celebration of World Cancer Day. Also present was Amb. Yukiya Amano the Director General of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) and Health Minister Ruth

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EADB Completes Another Medical Training in Cancer Management

The East African Development Bank in partnership with the British Council and the Royal College of Physicians have concluded yet another medical training of selected medical practitioners in Western Uganda. The training which took place in Mbarara, is part of a medical training programme that EADB is carrying out across four

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PHOTOS: Museveni Tips Ngora Residents on Development, HIV Prevention

President Yoweri Museveni has said that if development is to take place, it needs a lot of planning and prioritizing. He said the National Resistance Movement (NRM) is a government that plans and prioritizes in the execution of its roles. Museveni made the remarks at a Thanksgiving ceremony for Ngora district Woman

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Health Minister Kaducu in Critical Condition After Alleged Food Poisoning

State Minister for Primary Health Care Hon. Dr. Moriku Joyce Kaducu is admitted at International Hospital Kampala (IHK) after alleged food poisoning, The Tower Post has learnt. According to Director General Health Services Dr. Henry Mwebesa, Kaducu was about a month ago, admitted at Mulago hospital with stomach complications and later

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EADB Trains More Ugandan Doctors in Cancer Management

The East African Development Bank (EADB) in partnership with the British Council and the Royal College of Physicians have concluded yet another medical training of selected medical practitioners in Western Uganda. The training which took place in Mbarara, is part of a medical training programme that EADB is carrying out across

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Uganda Sickle Cell Foundation Receives 60,000 Testing Kits from Kabaka Run Proceeds

Airtel Uganda and the Buganda Kingdom have this morning handed over 60,000 sickle cell testing kits from the proceeds of the Kabaka birthday run 2017 to the administration of The Uganda National Health Laboratory Services, the body best equipped to carry out conclusive testing for the disease. According to statistics from

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MTN Foundation Donates 100 Beds to Kampala Health Centers

The MTN Foundation has today donated 100 beds to nine health centers under the jurisdiction of the Kampala City Council Authority (KCCA). The beds and amenities including mattresses, bed sheets, blankets and mosquito nets were handed over to Jennifer Musisi the Executive Director, KCCA by Anthony Katamba, the General Manager,

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Medics, Govt Seal Deal to End Strike

Uganda’s health workers are set to end their strike after they inched closer to an agreement on Monday. The medics have stayed away from their duty stations for just over a week today. Their strike started on November 06. A series of meetings between government and Uganda Medical Association (UMA) have previously ended fruitless. President

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Doctors Withdraw Emergency Services as Strike Enters Week Two

Medical doctors have resolved to withdraw emergency services as the doctors strike enters week two. Since Monday last week when the strike started, the doctors continued to offer services to patients with emergency cases The doctors under their umbrella body Uganda Medical Association (UMA) on Friday refused to adhere to government's order

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