New Radiotherapy Machine Commissioned At Mulago

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The Prime Minister, Dr. Ruhakana Ruganda and IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano look on as a radiologist at the UCI radiotherapy machine explains how the new machine will work Pamela Mawanda

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In short
The milestone comes slightly more than one year since the breakdown of Ugandas only cobalt 60 radiotherapy machine installed at Mulago in 1995. The Atomic Energy Council later stated that long before it broke down, the machine was no longer efficient in the treatment of cancers, since its radiotherapy source was replenished.

 

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