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    UGANDA VICE-PRESIDENT MR. JOHN BABIIHA OPENED THE EAST AFRICAN SURGEONS' CONFERENCE ON WEDNESDAY AT THE?

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    UGANDA VICE-PRESIDENT MR. JOHN BABIIHA OPENED THE EAST AFRICAN SURGEONS' CONFERENCE ON WEDNESDAY AT THE MAKERERE UNIVERSITY MEDICAL SCHOOL. LATER HE OPENED A NEW CANCER TREATMENT CENTRE AT MULAGO HOSPITAL, IN KAMPALA.

    ONE OF THE FIRST GOVERNMENT OFFICIALS TO ARRIVE AT THE MEDICAL SCHOOL WAS THE UGANDA HEALTH MINISTER JOHN LWAMAFA WHO WAS GREETED BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE ASSOCIATION OF SURGEONS PROFESSOR R.R. TRUSSELL.

    THE VICE PRESIDENT APPEALED TO THE SURGEONS TO SEE TO IT THAT PATIENT CARE IN HOSPITALS WAS IMPROVED AS THERE WERE GROWING COMPLAINTS FROM THE PUBLIC OF NEGLIGENCE AND OFTEN OUTRIGHT RUDENESS IN MANY HOSPITALS.

    MR. BABIIHA THEN WENT TO MULAGO HOSPITAL FOR THE OFFICIAL OPENING OF A NEW CANCER TREATMENT CENTRE. HE WAS GREETED BY PROFESSOR SIR IAN MCADAM AND LATER TOURED THE CENTRE.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA8HLH67Q1EG77WJADN2DIX151U
    Media URN:
    VLVA8HLH67Q1EG77WJADN2DIX151U
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    05/12/1969
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:31:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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