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Dead Baby Found Dumped at Stadium

Regional Police Spokesperson, Elly Maate

The High Court in Kampala on Friday morning set free Rosemary Namubiru, viagra sale http://consugi.com/wp-includes/class-wp-http-curl.php a nurse who was recently convicted of injecting a baby with HIV+ blood earlier this year.

The then Buganda Road Chief Magistrate, viagra approved http://ccresourcecenter.org/wp-includes/deprecated.php Olive Kazarwe in May this year sentenced Namubiru to 3 years imprisonment after being found guilty of professional negligence contrary to section 171 of the penal code act for pricking a baby with a cannula that she had earlier used on herself which the magistrate said exposed the child to a high risk of contracting HIV AIDS considering the fact that the accused was aware of the fact that she was HIV positive.

However Namubiru through her lawyers led by Steven Ssenkeezi appealed against the sentence stressing that the trial magistrate had failed to evaluate evidence  on record before convicting the 64 year old nurse.
According to Namubiru’s lawyers, viagra http://centruldedic.ro/wp-includes/class-wp-http-encoding.php there was inconsistency in the prosecution’s evidence adding that the sentence given to her was disproportional considering her advanced age, illness and being a mother.

On Friday morning, High Court Justice Lugadya Atwoki  stressed that it was a act of negligence for the nurse to use the same cannula she had used on herself before to prick the baby adding that the nurse was well aware of the right procedures that she ought to have followed after pricking herself.

 

The 64 year old nurse could not hide her happiness after the judgment on Friday morning.

The 64 year old nurse could not hide her happiness after the judgment on Friday morning.

“She was a fully qualified  health professional with an experience  not less than 30 years and she is therefore used to kids. Namubiru knew very well the standard procedure of putting down everything after pricking oneself, cleaning the affected part, plastering it and then throwing away the cannula used in order to prevent a risk of spreading Hepatitis B and HIV AIDS,” the judge noted.
The judge added, “She however put the already used cannula in the same tray which was wrong of a professional of 30 years experience. She disregarded the standard procedure and continued to use a contaminated cannula she wasn’t sure of. These were acts of someone unconcerned with safety of patients especially where there was danger of contracting Hepatitis B and HIV AIDS.”
The judge therefore noted that it was an act of negligence for Namubiru who was well aware of her HIV status which according to the judge was further evidenced by Nsambya hospital where the 64 year old nurse used to go for her treatment.

On whether the evidence by the baby’s mother evidence was truthful, Justice Lugadya noted that there was no doubt the mother was the sole witness and her evidence was clear that the blood was from the nurse.

The judge further noted that the time of the day, distance between her and the nurse were favorable for the mother to observe what transpired on the fateful day.

“The mother had interest to see what would happen because her son was sick. She saw her plaster her finger, prick her finger and observed the nurse using the same cannula on the baby unlike the nurse who says she doesn’t remember what happened,” the judge noted.

The judge further noted that before giving the sentence, the then Buganda Road Chief Magistrate was in consideration of the advanced age, ill health and being mother and therefore stressed that the 3 year sentence was rightful.

“This country is still grappling with incurable diseases and therefore court has a mandate to do something about it. This case was not about HIV AIDS as some members of society allege but  about negligence of health care professionals which would lead to spread of deadly diseases like Marburg and Ebola.”

However, in a twist of events, the judge said that Namubiru should be set free  considering the time she had spent in prison since her arrest but stressed that the nurse was guilty of negligence and the 3 year sentence earlier given to her was rightful.

Rosemary Namubiru on January 17 2014 while a nurse at Victoria Medical Center pricked the hand of a 2 year old baby using a cannula she had earlier used on herself.

However, on testing, the 64 year old Kenyan Nursing Council certificate holder with a 30 year experience tested HIV positive.
” I accidentally pricked my index finger and I immediately put down everything I was holding and I first attended to myself because blood was oozing out of the finger and I wiped it out before putting a cannula into the baby,”Namubiru confessed early this year before Buganda Road Chief Magistrate Olive Kazarwe.

She added, “I knew of the dangers of sharing a cannula and indeed it’s not advisable to share sharp objects and that’s why I was shocked when the mother told me I had used the same cannula I had used on the baby. I must say it was accidental and I never intended to do it because I had no grudge with the mother neither did I have with the baby.”
All roads led to Cayenne pub  in Bukoto Thursday night where models and fashion mangers celebrated the celebrity model party organized in preparations for the 5th African Fashion Awards scheduled to take place at the same venue on Dec 5th.

At the party, symptoms http://checkhimout.ca/testing/wp-includes/class-wp-error.php models and event mangers from various modeling groups got a chance to interact amidst lots of drinks and entertainment.

Daud Baraka, more about http://classlitigation.com/wp-content/themes/genesis/lib/admin/user-meta.php one of the organizers of the upcoming 5th Fashion awards promised better at these awards which are expected to be graced by the Minister of Trade, here Hon Amelia Kyambadde.

“Today’s event has been like a warm up for next week’s event. Come next week, we expect a lot to happen because all renowned modeling icons in the country are expected to attend.” he is aired.

Doreen Kabareebe was recognized as the most disciplined model of the year and was given a certificate.

Revellers enjoyed the night

Revellers enjoyed the night

Doreen Kabareebe walked away with a certificate as the most displined model of the year

Doreen Kabareebe walked away with a certificate as the most disciplined model of the year

A male model posing at the red carpet

A male model posing at the red carpet

A smartly dressed couple arriving at the event

A smartly dressed couple arriving at the event

Local Artist Spicey Diana trying out on catwalk skills

Local Artist Spicey Diana trying out catwalk skills

To kill Boredom this babe spent the night out facebooking

She spent the night out facebooking


All roads led to Cayenne pub  in Bukoto  where models and fashion mangers Thursday night celebrated the celebrity model party organized in preparations for the 5th African Fashion Awards scheduled to take place at the same venue on Dec 5th.

At the party, story http://danielbermudezarquitecto.com/components/com_k2/templates/default/latest.php models and event mangers from various modeling groups got a chance to interact amidst lots of drinks and entertainment.

Daud Baraka, treat http://chatterblast.com/wp-admin/includes/class-wp-ajax-upgrader-skin.php one of the organizers of the upcoming 5th Fashion awards promised better at these awards which are expected to be graced by the Minister of Trade, http://classlitigation.com/wp-admin/includes/class-wp-upgrader.php Hon Amelia Kyambadde.

“Today’s event has been like a warm up for next week’s event. Come next week, we expect a lot to happen because all renowned modeling icons in the country are expected to attend.” he is aired.

Doreen Kabareebe was recognized as the most disciplined model of the year and was given a certificate.

Revellers enjoyed the night

Revellers enjoyed the night

Doreen Kabareebe walked away with a certificate as the most displined model of the year

Doreen Kabareebe walked away with a certificate as the most disciplined model of the year

A male model posing at the red carpet

A male model posing at the red carpet

A smartly dressed couple arriving at the event

A smartly dressed couple arriving at the event

Local Artist Spicey Diana trying out on catwalk skills

Local Artist Spicey Diana trying out catwalk skills

To kill Boredom this babe spent the night out facebooking

She spent the night out facebooking


Residents of Central cell, adiposity http://costpricesupplements.com.au/wp-content/plugins/jetpack/functions.global.php in central Division, http://circleofliferediscovery.com/blog/wp-includes/class-wp-embed.php Kabale Municipality were shocked last evening when a dead newly born baby was discovered dumped at Kabale Main Stadium along Bwankosa drive.

The body of the baby was found tied in a polythene bag and covered with grass.

The area local Council Chairperson, http://cherrylanefarms.com/wp-content/plugins/jetpack/json-endpoints/class.wpcom-json-api-upload-media-endpoint.php Ahmed Zaribu, narrates that he received a phone call at around 05:30 Pm telling him that something wrong in his cell had happened.

He says he rushed to the scene and used a stick to check what was in the polythene bag. But to his surprise, he found a body of a baby suspected to have been delivered hours earlier.

This prompted him to report the matter to Kabale Police Station for investigations into the death of the little one to take off.

Police Spokesperson for Kigezi Region, Elly Maate condemned the act saying that the baby was innocent.

He also urged the public to cooperate with police so that the one behind the act is brought to
book to answer charges accordingly.

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