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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 Eastern Uganda. The training which took place in Soroti,is part of a medical training programme that EADB is carrying out across four East

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Bank of Africa Donates Shs37M Worth Blood Machine to Sickle Cell Association

Bank of Africa Uganda this week donated a CBC (Complete Blood Count) machine worth Ugx37m to the Sickle Cell Association of Uganda in an effort to support the direct intervention and management of sickle cell The machine was handed over during the Sickle Cell National Awareness Day celebrations in held in

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49 South Sudanese Health Workers Passed Out in Uganda

The first batch of 49 health workers from South Sudan has completed diploma courses in Kampala, Uganda. The batch, which comprised of clinical officers, registered nurses and midwives, completed three years of training at Mengo hospital in Kampala. The graduates from International Christian Medical and Dental National (ICMDN) Institute of Health Sciences

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Stella Nyanzi Celebrates Kayihura Sickness Rumours

Controversial Makerere University researcher Dr Stella Nyanzi has reacted to rumours of Police Chief Gen Kale Kayihura ill health with elation. Rumours that Gen Kayihura had been flown abroad for specialised medical attention began swirling after days of absence from the public. Police spokesperson Asan Kasingye would later tell the press his

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UPDF Officers Cited in Mulago Hospital Land Row

Mulago Hospital, Uganda’s national referral hospital, has been enmeshed in a land scandal after a man claimed he owned the piece of land on which part of the hospital sits. Latima Mpagi on Tuesday woke up to employ men who fenced off the land in question. Later at 10am, the Mulago Hospital

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Makerere Student Who Died After Exam Was Poisoned

Details of the cause of death of a Makerere University student who died on Tuesday after sitting an exam have emerged. Joanita Nakalembe was Thursday buried in Kalungu district in an emotional send-off that saw her friends drown in tears while others, grief-stricken, fainted. But a post-mortem report has revealed that Nakalembe

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PHOTOS: Naguru Iran-Uganda Police Hospital Set to be Opened

The Iran-Uganda Health Centre located near Police Headquarters in Naguru, Kampala is set to be opened, The Tower Post reports. 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 of the

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Carol Atuhirwe Finally Laid to Rest

Hundreds of mourners on Wednesday (June 7th) attended the burial of fallen Ugandan cancer victim Carol Atuhirwe. Carol Atuhirwe was laid to rest at their ancestoral home in Kabaare Village in Ishongororo, Ibanda District. She died of Cancer on Thursday (June 1st) at Narayana Hospital, in Bangalore, India where she had been admitted. Her burial

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NO EBOLA: Suspected Patient Tests Ebola, Marburg Negative

Uganda’s health ministry and the World Health Organisation (WHO) have said there is no Ebola outbreak in Uganda, allaying fears that had emerged after a suspect’s blood samples were sent to Kampala. At the weekend, a woman was transferred from Adjumani hospital to St Mary’s Hospital Lacor and her blood samples

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