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17:20
17:20

Health Workers to Leave Kiruddu, Kawempe Hospitals 2 1

Dr Byarugaba noted that both hospitals whose current expenditure is under Ministry of Health and Mulago National Referral Hospital will become independent starting next financial year 2019/2020 and will have separate votes in the budget.
20:20
20:20

Infertility Blamed on Reproductive System Infections 2

According to Dr Afayo, on a monthly basis, the department registers at least 60 cases of infertility related complications, majority of which are as a result of worsened reproductive infections that can be prevented.
15:38
15:38

Mulago Hospital Runs Out of Rotavirus Vaccine resident 4 2

Enock Kusasira, the spokesperson Mulago National Referral Hospital has confirmed the stock out, saying they expect to receive another consignment by next week.
20:02
20:02

Minister Accuses Mulago Hospital of Hiding Oxygen Cylinders oxygen shortage 5 1

Adjumani Woman Member of Parliament Jessica Ababiku raised concern about the oxygen shortage at the National Referral Hospital with several patients losing their lives.
18:09
18:09

MP In the Dock Over 1.7 Billion Shillings 4

Patrick Isiagi, Kachumbala County MP, was today grilled by fellow legislators after it emerged that during his tenure at Mulago National Referral Hospital as commissioner of accounts, he diverted about 1.7 billion shillings meant for medical expenses for hospital equipment, to cater for night allowances and construction of staff houses.
10:45
10:45

Neurosurgeons Giving Instructions On WhatsApp, SMS 5 1 Top story

According to Dr. John Baptist Mukasa, one of the only four consultants in the country, even though their services in the country are among the most sought after, especially by people with head and brain injuries, the lack of surgeons has placed the strain on them.
07:51
07:51

Mulago Hospital Seeks UGX 3 Billion For Relocation Expenses mulago renovation 3

The funds, according to Dr. Byarugaba Baterana, Executive Director of Mulago are to cater for food and transport costs for its medical workers who work in Kiruddu and Kawempe general hospitals.
18:54
18:54

Gov't to Release Funds for Construction of Radiotherapy Bunker cancer treatment 1

Health Minister, Dr. Elioda Tumwesigye told legislators on the Health Committee this afternoon that the Finance Ministry had agreed to fund the project.
17:21
17:21

Health Ministry Officials, State House Clash Over Service Delivery at Mulago Hospital 3 1

Dr. Diana Atwiine, the Director of State House Medicine and Health Service Delivery Monitoring Unit ruffled feathers in a meeting of government health sector departments in Parliament when she lamented that the poor service delivery at Mulago National Referral Hospital. She blamed the mess on gross incompetence and corruption.
16:36
16:36

Uganda Heart Institute Needs Ugx 2 Billion for Relocation 2 1

The institute is planning to relocate its outpatient facility to the Mwana Mugimu nutritional unit located on the northern side of Mulago National Referral Hospital during the renovation. The general ward and part of its intensive care unit will then be moved to the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, the home of the Uganda Cancer Institute.
18:51
18:51

Parliament to Probe Health Sector Staff Structure 1 2

The Committee has been directed to urgently meet officials from the Health Service commission and come up with a report concerning the staff structures in government health facilities. The aim is to address Human resource gaps in the sector while creating opportunities for specialists.
08:15
08:15

Health Ministry Investigates Death of Six Patients at Mulago mp moses kasibante 2

In his response Rugunda noted that the death of the patients due to lack of oxygen was regrettable saying government had set up a committee to investigate the tragic incident.
09:28
09:28

Mulago Dismisses Talk Of Strike 2 1

Enock Kusasira, the national referral hospital publicist, denied the reports saying there is no health worker who has put down their tools. He clarified that out of the 1857 staff on the payroll of Mulago Hospital, 1617 were paid their February salary on March 5th. Only 217 workers have not been paid because of the new salary payment system.
17:12
17:12

PAC Grills Mulago Officials Over the Delayed Purchase of a Cobalt Machine cancer treatment 2

According to the auditor general’s report ending 30th June 2011, the treasury released 2.2 billion shillings in the 2010/2011 financial year for the purchase of a cobalt machine to aid the treatment of cancer patients.
10:21
10:21

Missing Baby: Couple Drags Mulago Hospital to Court michael mubangizi

He however says that when his wife was discharged the next day, they were neither given the body of their baby nor medical report despite the fact that they requested for it.
17:52
17:52

Obstetric Fistula Cases Still Go Unreported obstetric surgeons 4

Of 200,000 Ugandan women with fistula, only 3% ever seek treatment. These are the odds Uganda is battling against as it marks another International Fistula Day.
17:56
17:56

Govt Moves To Construct Referral Hospitals In Kawempe, Makindye

The ministry of Health has begun the process to construct two referral hospitals in Kampala City, a move that could address the overcrowding problem at Mulago Hospital.
11:49
11:49

Nephrologist Dr. Kalyesubula: We Treat Dying Patients haemodialysis 3

Dr. Robert Kalyesubula, a Nephrologist, describes kidney disease as a death sentence considering at the renal failure stage, the end result is death, unless one goes for dialysis or a transplant which costs a whopping 90 million shillings.
17:05
17:05

Mulago Hospital Struggles to Handle Patient-care on Its Own health

The hospital is built to admit 1500 patients, but admits 2500. With patient-attendants, the number of people in each ward is almost always thrice that the space is designed for.
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