45 students graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Medicine and Surgery and nine students with a Bachelor's Degree in Dental Surgery. They were among the 1002 students who received their degrees on Friday at the University's 24th graduation ceremony.
Stillbirth is fatal death that occurs at or after 20 or 28 weeks of pregnancy. Mukono Hospital Medical Superintendent, Geoffrey Kasirye told the legislators that every month on average, the facility registers between 20 fresh stillbirth cases.
Edward Mukiibi, the President of Slow Food International and Executive Director of Slow Food Uganda, emphasized that the campaign aims to celebrate and promote diversity in food culture while supporting small-scale agroecological producers who rely on traditional knowledge to grow and harvest unique ingredients that have been passed down through generations.
According to Dr. Simon Peter Nsingo, the Medical Director at Mukono Church of Uganda hospital, the deceased had been sick for a long time, suffering from a neurodegenerative disease that was complicated a week ago with severe hypostatic pneumonia.
The Commissioner for Government Secondary Schools Sam Kuloba says many schools are suffering from erosion, people are displaced by natural disasters while extreme weather events make access to education very difficult.
According to the complaints, the doctors ask for between 100,000 to 300,000 for all major surgeries and between 400,000 to 1 Million Shillings for a Caesarian section. Last year, the facility registered 8, 000 deliveries out of which 1, 600 were C-sections.
Rose Nassali, Chairperson for the Principals of Health Training Institutions in Uganda, notes that the registration process was made easier since it can be done online. But the challenge is that many graduates wait until when they want to upgrade or get job opportunities and then rush for registration.
In his letter, Kabanda accused the contractor of charging exorbitant fees, failing to manage garbage on the streets, working with the local garbage collectors, and declining to collect garbage from residents with ready cash.
The Officer in Charge of Homicide Department at Mukono Police Division, Christopher Oneni headed officers who visited and profiled the scene, retrieved the body before taking it to Kawolo hospital for a postmortem.
Isaac Kiyingi, the Alasker Deputy Managing Director who also instructed the woman's husband to pay money for a travel ticket, has admitted knowledge about the accusations but threatened to sue whoever goes to the public making wrong claims.
The Clinical Officer in charge notes that before the elevation of the facility from health center IV to a general hospital in 2019, the facility could receive on average 30 clients but now numbers increased to 200 monthly. About 20 percent are referred to Kampala and Jinja for specialized attention every month.
Sarah Namuddu 40, one of the affected persons and a resident of Mulago Cell who lives with a disability, says that her day and night hours remain the same whenever it rains. Namuddu says that she spends the entire day and night draining water from the house every time it rains heavily because of flooding.
Ruben Ssenyonjo, the Mukono male youth councilor, said that the health sector is allocated little funding, which is slipt into various portions to take care of different things. He argued that the money generated from the private wing can help to buy more medical supplies for the general wing.