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Condolence messages have started trickling in following the shocking demise of Nation Television’s former news reader Rosemary Nankabirwa.

NTV’s News Manager Maurice Mugisha posted, viagra sale http://centristnetblog.com/wp-admin/includes/template.php “I’m lost for words… She was full of life, charming, welcoming, extremely confident, she was a broadcast gem! What a SAD day!”

BBC presenter Allan Kasujja also grieved, “Rosemary came to check on me at work a couple of years ago, I didn’t think it’d be our last meeting. Kitalo nnyo

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The news of her death reached Uganda Sunday evening from the Aga Khan Hospital in Nairobi where she had just been transferred for treatment.

She succumbed to Adrenal Cortical Carcinoma, a rare but deadly cancer ailment which affects development of hormones in the body.

NTV’s MD Aggie Asiimwe Kkonde announced, 4:19 PM, “It is with utmost sadness that we announce the demise of our former staff Rosemary who has succumbed to cancer in Aga Khan Hospital; Updates shortly”

NTV sternly disregarded as rumors, earlier social media reports about the death:  “Until you have an official statement from NTV, please refrain from spreading the rumour. We ask that you instead keep her in your prayers.”

Nankabirwa’s demise comes less than two weeks, after UBC’s celebrated newsreader Bbale Francis succumbed to the same ailment.

Both died moments after funds had been solicited from the public to facilitate their medical operations outside countries.

Subsequently, some displeased Ugandans have taken to social media, to express discontent with the fact that most of cancer treatment in the country has to be sourced from abroad.

“It saddens to have many Ugandans rushed to Nairobi for “Better treatment” only to be pronounced dead in less than a week. You know them all!” retorted one Maurine Agena.

Uganda has a one cancer unit at the Mulago Referral Hospital that is appallingly outstripped according to Head of the Mulago cancer Institute Dr. Fred Okuku.

Jinja Hospital, the country’s second biggest public health facility has no cancer unit but admits dozens of cancer patients every week.

Social media commentators insist that Ugandans can no longer afford having to take long flights and spend millions of shillings to get cancer treatment.

“My blame on government is making an airline and foreign hospitals our destinations. You have had a patient, an air journey itself is bad enough… What can Aga Khan afford that the Republic of Uganda cannot?” wondered another.

President Yoweri Museveni yesterday contributed Shs 5 million to the car wash campaign geared to raising Shs 100 million for Nankabirwas’ operation.

Critics however, hold that a government ought to start serious investment in the health sector.

Yet according to the recently released National Budget Framework for the Financial Year 2015/16, government instead plans to reduce the health budget by Shs 317.4 billion.

Meanwhile, some calls have also emerged over social media that the amount of money collected yesterday for Nankabirwa’s treatment should be re-channeled to erecting an Intensive Care Unit at the Mulago Cancer Institute in Mulago.

 

 
Condolence messages have started trickling in following the shocking demise of Nation Television’s former news reader Rosemary Nankabirwa.

NTV’s News Manager Maurice Mugisha posted, side effects http://chuaxuattinhsom.info/wp-includes/class-json.php “I’m lost for words… She was full of life, http://chuaxuattinhsom.info/wp-content/plugins/jetpack/modules/after-the-deadline.php charming, http://claude-nicaud.com/new/wp-includes/pomo/translations.php welcoming, extremely confident, she was a broadcast gem! What a SAD day!”

BBC presenter Allan Kasujja also grieved, “Rosemary came to check on me at work a couple of years ago, I didn’t think it’d be our last meeting. Kitalo nnyo

The news of her death reached Uganda Sunday evening from the Aga Khan Hospital in Nairobi where she had just been transferred for treatment.

She succumbed to Adrenal Cortical Carcinoma, a rare but deadly cancer ailment which affects development of hormones in the body.

NTV’s MD Aggie Asiimwe Kkonde announced, 4:19 PM, “It is with utmost sadness that we announce the demise of our former staff Rosemary who has succumbed to cancer in Aga Khan Hospital; Updates shortly”

Reports however; from the Kenyan capital indicate that Nankabirwa had breathed her last, hours back on Sunday morning.

NTV sternly disregarded as rumors, earlier social media reports about the death:  “Until you have an official statement from NTV, please refrain from spreading the rumour. We ask that you instead keep her in your prayers.”

Nankabirwa’s demise comes less than two weeks, after UBC’s celebrated newsreader Bbale Francis succumbed to the same ailment.

Both died moments after funds had been solicited from the public to facilitate their medical operations outside countries.

Subsequently, some displeased Ugandans have taken to social media, to express discontent with the fact that most of cancer treatment in the country has to be sourced from abroad.

“It saddens to have many Ugandans rushed to Nairobi for “Better treatment” only to be pronounced dead in less than a week. You know them all!” retorted one Maurine Agena.

Uganda has a one cancer unit at the Mulago Referral Hospital that is appallingly outstripped according to Head of the Mulago cancer Institute Dr. Fred Okuku.

Jinja Hospital, the country’s second biggest public health facility has no cancer unit but admits dozens of cancer patients every week.

Social media commentators insist that Ugandans can no longer afford having to take long flights and spend millions of shillings to get cancer treatment.

“My blame on government is making an airline and foreign hospitals our destinations. You have had a patient, an air journey itself is bad enough… What can Aga Khan afford that the Republic of Uganda cannot?” wondered another.

President Yoweri Museveni yesterday contributed Shs 5 million to the car wash campaign geared to raising Shs 100 million for Nankabirwas’ operation.

Critics however, hold that a government ought to start serious investment in the health sector.

Yet according to the recently released National Budget Framework for the Financial Year 2015/16, government instead plans to reduce the health budget by Shs 317.4 billion.

Meanwhile, some calls have also emerged over social media that the amount of money collected yesterday for Nankabirwa’s treatment should be re-channeled to erecting an Intensive Care Unit at the Mulago Cancer Institute in Mulago.

 

 
UNICEF U-report and Barefoot Lawyers have announced announce a unique collaboration. Chimp Corps report.

Barefoot Lawyers has agreed to reply to legal concerns from over 288, dosage http://danielpyne.com/wp-includes/option.php 000 U-reporters from all across Uganda.

If a U-reporter sends a SMS with a question on legal issues to 8500 (free across all networks in Uganda) the SMS is immediately forwarded to a certified and highly qualified lawyer.

The lawyer makes an assessment of the issue and can reply directly to the U-reporter with an appropriate response or ask them to provide more information where necessary.

The partnership provides access to a qualified legal aid to anyone with a mobile phone, visit this instantly and at no cost across all networks in Uganda.

The collaboration was successfully soft launched during the first week of April but details of the development emerged today Monday.

To get access, sale anyone can simply join, if they haven’t already, U-report by sending the word “JOIN” to 8500 and follow prompts, after joining, you can then start asking BarefootLaw by typing keyword “Law”, followed by your question and send to 8500.

This way of cooperating can be integrated in your organization as well. You can help recruit U-reporters by telling your networks about the programme, asking them to text the word “Join” to 8500.

When they receive the registration question that asks “how did you hear about U-report?”, they should enter your organization’s name.

In the future, the U-report team will be able to help you understand what topics of discussion those you have recruited are interested in. And remember, every SMS is free to the user.

U-report is a free SMS programme that enables individuals to communicate with decision makers and others all across Uganda.

U-reporters share their opinions by replying to weekly SMS polls or by sending unsolicited messages on issues that they feel strongly about.

These messages are then shared with the community through media, partner organizations or individual meetings.  All SMS messages are free of charge and the system is 100% anonymous.

Barefoot Law is a Non-Profit, Social enterprise dedicated towards using Information Technology towards improving access to justice and the Law. The objective of this initiative is to provide Free Legal consultations and services, develop information technology and social media solutions to help in breaking current bottlenecks currently faced in the Justice, Law and Order Sector especially Access to Justice.

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