Former medical boss of Mulago National Referral hospital who has been director at Nsambya hospital Dr Edward Ddumba has passed on. Doctor Ddumba was the Medical Director of St. Francis Hospital Nsambya appointed by the Board of Governors effective May 2016.

“We will miss his expertise in areas of Sickle cell disease process and it’s management, neuroscience and other pertinent illnesses; but more importantly we are forever grateful for his love, kindness, and efforts towards the sickle cell community in Uganda,” a doctor at Nsambya hospital wrote.

Masaka Diocese Namugongo Committee confirmed his death. “Dear Members, it is with great sadness that we let you know of the death of our fellow member of the Masaka Diocese Namugongo Committee the late Dr Edward Ddumba. He was the medical superintendent of Nsambya Hospital. Burial arrangements will be announced soon. May Dr Ddumba’s soul rest in eternity,”

Who is Dr Edward Ddumba
Dr Ddumba has been the Medical Director of St. Francis Hospital Nsambya appointed by the Board of Governors effective May 2016.
He was a Neurologist and Senior Consultant Physician.

He was previously the Head of Department of Internal Medicine at Mulago National Referral Hospital, Member of the Teaching Staff of the Department of Medicine at Makerere University College of Heath Sciences for over 20 years and was Executive Director of Mulago National Referral Hospital from 2006 to 2010. His research interests include stroke and epilepsy.

Dr. Ddumba was a Board member, Senior Consultant of Uganda Sickle Cell Rescue Front (USCRF).

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