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State prosecutors resume strike over low pay

State prosecutors resume strike over low pay

By Ruth Anderah State prosecutors have announced the resumption of their sit down strike starting today. This follows elapsing of the 90 days grace period given to the government to address their concerns which included salary increment, a tax waiver on their salaries and ...

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October 10th, 2017

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Medical doctors’ strike set for November 6

Medical doctors’ strike set for November 6

By Emmanuel Ainebyoona Medical doctors under Uganda Medical Association have voted to lay down their tools in all public hospitals on November 6 if government does not respond to their demands. At a stormy extraordinary meeting held at Mulago on Monday, doctors also voted to

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October 10th, 2017

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Kadaga ignorant about sickle cell disease

Kadaga ignorant about sickle cell disease

By Stephen Otage The Speaker of Parliament  Rt Hon.Rebecca Kadaga has said she has been ignorant about the prevalence of sickle cell disease in Uganda until the international day of sickle cell disease which was hosted in Kamuli district. Speaking at the second annual sickle

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September 24th, 2017

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Installation of radiotherapy machine starts on Monday

Installation of radiotherapy machine starts on Monday

By Moses Ndhaye: Installation of the newly purchased Cobalt 60 Radiotherapy machine is set to kick off on Monday next week at the Uganda Cancer Institute. While officially receiving the machine this morning, the institute’s Executive Director Dr. Jackson Orem said a ...

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August 17th, 2017

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Ministry explains delayed delivery of cancer machine

Ministry explains delayed delivery of cancer machine

By Shamim Nateebwa The ministry of health permanent secretary Dr. Dianna Atwine has blamed the delayed installation of a new Cobalt-60 radiotherapy machine on a payment dispute. An event organised for the Health minister to unveil the long-awaited machine was this morning ...

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August 16th, 2017

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