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  • Court Cancels Kusemererwa Appointment as NDA Boss
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    The High Court in Kampala has cancelled the appointment of Donna Asiimwe Kusemererwa as the new Executive Director of National Drug Authority NDA. Justice Stephen Musota nullified the appointment on grounds that the position is non-existent. This means that Kusemererwa, a Pharmaceutical Management Expert who had been appointed in January 2016, ceases to act as the Executive Director.

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  • Two Isolated at Nakaseke Hospital Over Crimean Congo Fever Outbreak
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    At least two people have been isolated at Nakaseke Hospital over the outbreak of the Crimean-Congo haemorrhagic fever CCHF. In his letter dated August 21, 2017 addressed to District Health Officers in 17 districts, Dr Anthony Mbonye, the acting Director General of Health Services confirmed the outbreak of the fever. Mbonye said two cases had tested positive one from Nakaseke hospital and another from Kiboga Hospital.

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