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Just In: Kagame Drops Education Minister

Prof Silas Lwakabamba

On the backdrop of a growing number of Ugandans holding fundraising drives to seek specialized medical services abroad, about it http://decisionpro.biz/templates/yoo_revista/warp/systems/joomla/config/elements/config.php these have been reminded that most of these sophisticated medical services are available in the country.

Prof Bwoogi Kanyerezi, http://danielcalvo.com/wp-admin/includes/class-language-pack-upgrader.php one of the founder members of Kampala Hospital advised Ugandans to first inquire from the top health service providers in the country before incurring astronomical expenses traveling abroad.

Prof Kanyerezi addresing media at the rebranding event

Prof Kanyerezi addresing media at the rebranding event

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Karekyezi was on Wednesday speaking at the rebranding ceremony of the Kololo based Kampala Hospital where he remarked that going for treatment abroad to some Ugandans has become fashionable.

“It’s interesting; some Ugandans are actually buying air tickets to India for a scan. Most of this equipment is available here and experts who can offer such services. And most interesting some the experts being sought after abroad, http://crosswordfiend.com/blog/wp-includes/class-walker-category.php are Ugandan doctors who left the country because of the poor salaries.”

Dutch Ambasador H.E Alphons Hennekens in a chat with Kampala Hosiptal chairman DR. Frank Njenga at the rebranding event

Dutch Ambasador H.E Alphons Hennekens in a chat with Kampala Hosiptal chairman DR. Frank Njenga at the rebranding event

He added, “I don’t need to advise the government because it knows what to do. Our government knows that doctors demand and really deserve sufficient salaries.

Meanwhile, Prof Kanyerezi called upon all Ugandans to emulate his hard work, putting in place a big facility as Kampala hospital which he started with his colleagues with little resources.

At the event, Dr. Frank Njenga, chairman AAR Medical Services and chairman Kampala Hospital blamed foreigners through their media outlets for reporting negatively about Uganda and Africa as whole.

Prof Kanyerezi receiving a gift hamper from one of the ushers

Prof Kanyerezi receiving a gift hamper from one of the ushers

Dr.  Joris Vanderputten, the CEO of Kampala hospital described the rebranding as the great milestone that is going to help the hospital management enhance awareness in the public about their services.

He noted, “Medical business does not involve competition but working together with other players in the field. I thank all those health service providers who have trusted us with their patients in a number of cases” Joris remarked.

 
Rwandan President Paul Kagame has dropped his Education Minister and longtime loyalist Prof Silas Lwakabamba.

Chimpreports also understands that The Permanent secretary in the same ministry Sharon Haba was kicked out as well.

The firing of Lwakabamba will surprise observers considering he has been a strong ally of Kagame over a long period of time.

The 68 year old Lwakabamba served in the education Ministry for less than a year, case http://chaidiamond.co.ke/components/com_k2/views/itemlist/tmpl/user.php having been appointed in July last year.

According to Rwanda Prime Minister, illness http://crewchiefpro.com/wp-includes/pluggable.php Anastase Murekezi, the new Education Minister is Dr Musafiri Malimba.

The new Permanent Secretary is Dr Celestin Ntivuguruzwa.

Lwakabamba previously served as the Minister of Infrastructure in the Kagame Cabinet. Founder of the Kigali Institute of Science and Technology, he also served at the helm of the National University of Rwanda.

Kagame has in the last two years dropped a number of top cabinet ministers.

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