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18:40
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New Diaper Brands Flood Market amid Mixed Perceptions on Use Mulago Hospital 3

Kitaka says that the most common cause of diaper rash is when a baby's nappy is not changed often as mothers try to save or are busy at work and yet some diapers contain preservative chemicals that some babies are allergic to.
16:24
16:24

Mulago spent UGX 21m on Separating Twins that Shared a Liver siamese twins 5 3

Dr Rosemary Byanyima, the hospital Deputy Executive Director told URN this morning that in the just-concluded surgery where they had to separate conjoined twins that shared a liver, the hospital had to spend up to about 21 million Shillings.
18:24
18:24

Komamboga Explosion Victim Pleads for Help to Remove Fragments from her Body Komamboga explosive 1 2

Kiconco is one of the seven people who survived the October 23 explosion that left one person dead, at an eating point in Komamboga, a suburb of Kampala.
17:47
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Mulago Receives Oxygen Equipment to Handle Surging COVID-19 Cases Mulago Hospital 2 1

According to hospital administrators, the new plant will produce 70 cubic meters of Oxygen which translates to 70,000 litres per hour or 1,166 litres per minute. With the new plant, the hospital will now be able to produce 4,165 litres of oxygen per minute. Previously, the hospital was producing 2,999 litres.
12:59
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Victims of Kamwokya Night Curfew Operations Nursing Deadly Injuries Mawanda Road 3 3 Top story

Sam Onyapidi, a waiter at Munyonyo Resort hotel and resident of Kifumbira Zone in Kamwokya claims that police officers stabbed him in the stomach along Mawanda Road on Sunday night while returning from duty. Onyapidi is in the Intensive Care Unit-ICU at Mulago National Referral Hospital.
10:38
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India to Help 600 Patients Get Free Artificial Limbs at Mulago Hospital 4 1

The project is an initiative of the Government of India through its India for Humanity programme. The camp is being run by a team of doctors from Jaipur Limbs in India.
19:20
19:20

Mulago Hospital Visits Shrink Amidst COVID-19 Scare 2

For especially children, Dr Sabrina Kitaka a senior paediatrician at the hospital says the reasons for cuts in cases cannot be attributed to COVID-19 alone. She says that at Stanfield ward, for instance, the numbers of inpatients started dropping in June and on Thursday when she visited the ward, there were only three patients.
17:20
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Fear in Hospitals As Duration of Medical Interns Nears End Mulago Hospital 3

Asked about what happens after September, Dr. Diana Atwiine, the Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Health told URN last week that whether they will have medical interns or not after September it’s for the Ministry of Education to decide since they are in charge of training.
15:28
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COVID-19: Experts say Interventions Based on Fear, not Evidence Mulago Hospital 2 1

Speaking during a webinar held Wednesday morning to discuss the broader public health impact of COVID 19, Prof. Freddie Ssengooba, an expert in Health Policy Planning and Management at the Makerere University School of Public Health said most of the interventions so far implemented in the country are copy and paste without paying attention to the evidence available in the country.
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Student Shooting: Family Demands Compensation from KCCA, Uganda Police Force Patrick Onyango 1 2 Top story

Her aunt, Yvonne Kasawuli, says her niece is still traumatised and needs serious medical attention, which isn’t available at Mulago hospital. Kasawuli explains that they want Nankya and her mother moved to a specialised medical facility, which they can’t afford because of the costs involved.
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U.S Department Pins Uganda on Human Rights Violation Jinja 4

The report shows that there were several reports where the government or its agents committed arbitrary or unlawful killings, including due to torture in 2019.
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Mak School of Public Health Carrying out Air Quality Tests on Mulago Hospital 3 2

Dr John Ssempebwa, a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Disease Control and Environmental Health said Mulago is a sensitive area that attract serious patients with varied diseases, some of which are air quality sensitive.
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