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15:04
15:04

Rotarians Donate Telemetry Machine to Jinja Hospital patient 2 1

Angela Namala, the Hospital’s Acting Director, says that a number of their patients are often referred to Mulago National Referral Hospital to conclusively screen out mild cardiovascular complications.
08:45
08:45

Delayed Deployment of An Anesthetic Technician at Kigorobya Health Center IV Irks Residents surgery 3 1

Joseph Kyamanywa, a resident of Buhirigi LC 1 in Bombo sub-county wonders why the government has failed to recruit an anaesthetic technician for the last nine years for the facility.
14:29
14:29

Health Workers Fail to Trace Bullet in Victim’s Body 7 Days After Shooting city 1 1

It is a matter that forensic experts of the police force whose (missing) bullet hit Achan would be expected to take urgent interest in. The orthopedic surgeons attending to Achan say all the X-ray done indicate an entry bullet wound but its’ exit cannot be traced.
11:47
11:47

Wakiso Health Officials Raise Concern Over Stone Quarry Sites injury 5 1

Dr Paul Zirimala, the officer in- charge of Wakiso Health IV, notes that the most conditions registered from the sites over the last months has been Hernia. Dr Zirimala says that on average they have been performing five to seven hernia surgeries on patients working from the quarry sites.
18:18
18:18

Three Health Workers in Kamuli Interdicted over Alleged Extortion woman

The three were interdicted after soliciting a bribe of 600,000 Shillings from a cervical cancer patient whose names have been withheld before agreeing to carry out surgery.
11:30
11:30

Ophthalmology Students Miss Examination as Police Battles Vendors people 2 1 Top story

Moses Mugerwa, a student says they saw police officers from the Field Force Unit pushing vendors outside the ward but resorted to using teargas when they faced resistance.
15:36
15:36

UGX 18.6M Required for Minor's Heart Surgery rukiga 4 1

Moses Arineitwe, a resident of Burambira village in Kabale Municipality was reportedly abandoned by his mother after showing signs of bad health and was taken up by his grandmother Lydia Twesigye. Cardiologists later confirmed that Arineitwe was battling four severe defects.
15:21
15:21

Kigorobya Health Center IV Theatre Dysfunctional surgery 2 1

David Andia, the in charge Kigorobya Health Center IV, says they have failed to operationalize the theater due to lack of an anesthetic technician.
11:51
11:51

Antimicrobial Resistance Deaths Could Surpass Cancer Fatalities- Experts treatment 2

Antimicrobials are drugs which prevent and treat parasitic, bacterial, viral and fungal infections. However, although the medicines are very useful in fighting off infections, they are becoming less effective due to over-prescribing by physicians, veterinarians, dentists and their misuse by farmers and agronomists.
16:11
16:11

Masaka Operates More Than 30 Children for Hernia Monthly village 3 1 Top story

Two-year-old Ronald Mukisa was born with inguinal hernia and underwent surgery at Masaka Regional Referral hospital.
08:14
08:14

Traditional Surgeons Tipped On Best Circumcision Practices Ahead of Imbalu launch today district 1 1 Top story

Dr. Grace Nakalyango, an expert from Hemophilia Foundation Uganda, said the risk of excessive bleeding can be managed if guidelines are followed. She however, noted that there is limited awareness about Hemophilia, adding that many people live with the condition without knowing.
07:41
07:41

Thugs Easily Accessing Chloroform From Pharmacies area 2

URN visited Eco Pharm, Friecca, City Pharmacy and Zodiac Pharmacy in Kampala and confirmed that a bottle of 200ml of Chloroform goes for between Shillings 40,000 and 70,000.
14:07
14:07

Surgery Mishaps Awe Pathologists mulago hospital 1

Cases of surgery mishaps are increasingly raising worry among pathologists in Uganda.
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