Dr. Margaret Mungerera, one of Uganda’s senior consultant psychiatrist and former Womer World Medical Association President has died.
The successful doctor was announced dead Saturday morning in India where she had traveled for medical treatment. The president of Uganda Medical Association Dr. Fred Bisso confirmed the news noting that she succumbed to cancer.
“She died in India she only flew out of the country on Thursday this week direct from hospitalization in Nsambya hospital where she had been admitted for a week. She had travelled to continue with her anti-cancer treatment” Dr Fred Biso said.
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Dr Mungerera was the first female and Ugandan to head the World Medical Association and was the chair of the international association of medical regulatory authorities since October last year 2016.
Her passing was a big blow to the health community as Dr Biso said in one of his statements.
“It is a very big blow to us as a fraternity we hope the country learns from this huge loss to put our own health sector in such a state that it can take care of our own people.” Dr Bisso said.
Spur Magazine sends its condolences to the grieving family and may her soul rest in eternal peace.
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