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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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Health minister to receive cancer machine today

Health minister to receive cancer machine today

By Shamim Nateebwa: The Minister of Health is this morning expected to receive the Cobalt 60 Radiotherapy machine. According to the ministry spokesperson Vivian Serwanja, the long awaited cancer machine will be handed over at the Radiotherapy Department in Mulago. The ...

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August 16th, 2017

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Mulago ready for organ transplant but there is no law -Baterana

Mulago ready for organ transplant but there is no law -Baterana

Legislators have been asked to fast track the passing of the organ transplant bill. According to the Executive Director of Mulago Hospital Dr. Byarugaba Baterana, Uganda is expected to start performing organ transplants by October this year but this can only be done if there

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August 10th, 2017

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Uganda scores on exclusive breasfeeding

Uganda scores on exclusive breasfeeding

Uganda is among 23 countries that have achieved exclusive breastfeeding rates above 60 per cent this is according to the Global Breastfeeding Scorecard. The score card which evaluated 194 nations, found that only 40% of children younger than six months are breastfed ...

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August 7th, 2017

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