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IAEA Experts Expected Soon To Decommission Old Cancer Machine

IAEA Experts Expected Soon To Decommission Old Cancer Machine

The International Atomic Energy Agency is expected to send technical experts to the country before the end of May 2016 to advise on how to decommission the non- functional Radiotherapy Machine at the Uganda Cancer Institute. Health Minister Dr.Elioda Tumwesigye says they ...

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May 11th, 2016

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Construction Of Cancer Machine Bunker Kicks Off Today

Construction Of Cancer Machine Bunker Kicks Off Today

President Yoweri Museveni is today expected to preside over the ground-breaking ceremony for the construction of a building block to house the Radio Therapy machine bunker at the Ugandan Cancer institute. According to Dr. Jackson Orem, the institute’s director, the new ...

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May 9th, 2016

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Government Considers Using Old Bunker For New Machine

Government Considers Using Old Bunker For New Machine

Government is exploring the possibility of housing the new radiotherapy machine in the existing bunker to quickly restore the modality of treatment to the patients in need. The cobalt 60 radiotherapy machine, installed at Mulago hospital in 1995, broke down beyond repair ...

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April 28th, 2016

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Ugandans Come Together To Save Carol

Ugandans Come Together To Save Carol

Former Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) presidential candidate Dr. Kiiza Besigye has urged Ugandans to develop the spirit of solving their own problems instead of consistently lamenting to government. Dr.Besigye was among the hundreds of Ugandans that have participated in a

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April 23rd, 2016

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MUK Suspends Dr Stella Nyanzi

MUK Suspends Dr Stella Nyanzi

Makerere University has suspended controversial research fellow Dr. Stella Nyanzi for stripping. This has been confirmed by the University Vice Chancellor Prof Ddumba Ssentamu. He says the decision has been taken by the Appointments Board in consideration of a report from ...

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April 22nd, 2016

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