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Medics Present New Demands Amidst Health Exhibition By Ugandans Online

Medics Present New Demands Amidst Health Exhibition By Ugandans Online

Medics under the Uganda Medical Association (UMA) have announced new demands and recommendations. The medical body said these are aimed at improving the welfare of medics. The association went the extra mile to explain the urgency of intern deployment as well as senior house officers. It said the colossal gap in Uganda of one doctor to 20,000 patients is partly ...

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EBOLA: Minister Aceng Angry With Health Workers Threatening To Strike Over Pay

EBOLA: Minister Aceng Angry With Health Workers Threatening To Strike Over Pay

Kampala, Uganda | NEWSLEX POINT | Health Minister, Dr. Jane Ruth Aceng has asked health workers deployed in the Ebola treatment unit in Mubende district who are agitating for payment to be a little more patient and not threaten them with striking. Without giving exact dates of when the money will come through, Dr. Aceng said health workers need to ...

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Medical Workers Accuse Government Of Hypocrisy

Medical Workers Accuse Government Of Hypocrisy

Medical workers under their umbrella body, the Uganda Medical Association have accused the government of hypocrisy. This is because of the government’s decision not to implement the presidential directive on employing all healthcare workers who served during the Covid-19 pandemic. According to Dr. Samuel Oledo, the president of UMA, all medical workers that were deployed during the Covid-19 pandemic, must ...

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Medical Association Saddened By Mulago Boss’ Arrest

Medical Association Saddened By Mulago Boss’ Arrest

The Uganda Medical Association (UMA) has expressed sadness at the arrest of the Mulago Hospital executive director, Dr Byaruhanga Baterana. They said his arrest was based on unproven grounds. “We are deeply saddened by the arrest of our very own, the director of Mulago National Referral Hospital by the health monitoring unit on unproven grounds of misappropriation of funds without ...

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Doctors Seek Access To Torture Chambers

Doctors Seek Access To Torture Chambers

Medical doctors, under their umbrella body, Uganda Medical Association (UMA) are seeking permission from the government to access detention centers and known torture chambers. They seek to offer specialized care and treatment to all tortured suspects.The remarks came over the weekend as medics joined the global fraternity of doctors to condemn the rising cases of torture by security forces.The president ...

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