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Former Mulago Hospital ED Dr Lawrence Kaggwa Passes On

Former Mulago National Referral Hospital Executive Director Dr Lawrence Kaggwa Nakaana is dead, The Tower Post has learnt. Dr Kaggwa passed away on Friday morning at the Uganda Heart Institute, where he was admitted last month with breathing complications. Born in April 1948 in Kiryasaka village, Masaka District, Dr Kaggwa attended Buyoga

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Museveni Commisions Iran-Uganda Health Centre

President yoweri Museveni has today (October 26, 2017), commissioned the Iran-Uganda Health Centre located near Police Headquarters in Naguru, a Kampala suburb. The hospital was an offer from the Iranian Red Crescent (Red Cross) in 2007 and the foundation stone was laid in 2010. The Uganda Police gave land for the construction

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Thousands Receive treatment at Airtel’s Masindi Regional Health Camp

Residents of Masindi and surrounding areas were treated to a free Airtel Uganda regional health camp as part of the telecom’s efforts to give back to the community in which they operate. The camp, that was held at Bwijanga Health Center IV located on Masindi-Hoima Road, was the third health camp

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Confirmed: Ebola-like Marburg Virus Kills Two in Uganda

Two people have died from the Marburg virus in eastern Uganda, in the country's first outbreak of the deadly Ebola-like pathogen in three years, the health ministry said Thursday. "Blood samples were taken from two people who have since died and were found positive for Marburg", Uganda's health ministry permanent secretary, Dr. Diana

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All Set for Airtel Regional Health Camp in Masindi

All roads lead to Masindi this Saturday (21st October) as Airtel Uganda continues on its mission to provide health care and health information to less fortunate Ugandans across the country. In fulfilment of the health pillar of its Corporate Social Responsibility, the telco holds regional health camps every year. This year

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22 Ugandan Physicians Undergo Training by London Royal College experts

Twenty-two Ugandan physicians recently completed a 5-day residential Neurology clinical training course at Nsambya Hospital as part of the East African Development Bank (EADB) Medical and Training Fellowship that seeks to step up the fight against non-communicable diseases and in particular, cancer. Managed by the British Council in partnership with the

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Bobi Wine Meets French Montana in New York

Ugandan musician and Member of Parliament Hon. Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu better known by his stage name Bobi Wine on Monday met with American rapper French Montana in New York, USA. Bobi Wine flew to the US earlier this week for the Global Citizens Week which happens annually on the sidelines of

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Makerere, UPDF Sign MoU

Makerere University, Uganda’s premier university, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) the Ministry of Defence and Veteran Affairs and Makerere University yesterday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to strengthen quality of health care and mitigate health threats to public health. Uganda People’s Defence Forces (UPDF) will work closely with

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New Cancer Machine is Too Old and More Dangerous than Cancer Itself – Tamale Mirundi

Former presidential press secretary Joseph Tamale Mirundi claims that the newly procured cancer machine at the Uganda Cancer Institute is too old. Mirundi spoke to Nbs TV during his Tuesday show. He claimed the machine was made in the over 70 years ago. “I was told the machine was made in 1942,” Mirundi

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French Montana Urges Museveni, Kadaga to Increase Health Budget

Moroccan-American rapper French Montana has urged Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni and the Speaker of Parliament Rt. Hon. Rebecca Kadaga to increase the country’s health budget. The rapper via Twitter asked president Museveni and Speaker Kadaga to consider increasing  the health budget by 15%. He noted that his recent trip to Uganda

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