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Makerere receives equipment worth sh350m

By Vision Reporters

Added 20th November 2019 08:40 PM

The donation was received by Prof Christopher Mbaziira the Principal, School of Law who represented the University Vice-Chancellor, Prof Barnabas Nawangwe.

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Paddy Sentongo, a student of dentistry at Makerere University, examining a patient at the dental hospital on Wednesday November 20, 2019. Photo by Timothy Murungi

The donation was received by Prof Christopher Mbaziira the Principal, School of Law who represented the University Vice-Chancellor, Prof Barnabas Nawangwe.

EDUCATION    HEALTH

By Cecilia Okoth & Nikki Shillingi

KAMPALA - Makerere University School of dentistry has received two digital x-rays donated by Dr. Geoffrey and Aisha Bataringaya to the department of dentistry.

The donation was received by Prof Christopher Mbaziira the Principal, School of Law who represented the University Vice-Chancellor, Prof Barnabas Nawangwe.

  r uhammad babali lecturer department of dentistry r eoffrey ataringaya udith alukwago vice guild president and rof harles bingira principal of college of health sciences  in front of an xray machine donated by he ataringaya oundation at akerere niversity ampala on ednesday ovember 20 2019 hoto by imothy urungi (L-R) Dr. Muhammad Mbabali (lecturer department of dentistry), Dr. Geoffrey Bataringaya, Judith Nalukwago (vice guild president) and Prof Charles Ibingira (principal of the college of health sciences) in front of an x-ray machine donated by The Bataringaya Foundation at Makerere University Kampala on Wednesday, November 20, 2019. Photo by Timothy Murungi

 
Commending the Bataringaya family for the donation Mbaziira urged Ugandans to adopt the culture of donation for better livelihoods.

“Most of the powerful universities all over the world run on donations, alumni funds as compared to tuition fees. I encourage students to champion such causes for the betterment of society,” Mbaziira said.

 r uhammad babali a lecturer at the department of dentistry akerere niversity demonstrates how the xray machine operates at the college of health sciences on ednesday ovember 20 2019 hoto by imothy urungi Dr. Muhammad Mbabali, a lecturer at the department of dentistry, Makerere University, demonstrates how the x-ray machine operates at the college of health sciences on Wednesday, November 20, 2019. Photo by Timothy Murungi

 
Annet Kutesa Mutebi, the head of the department commended the Bataringaya family for the donation, saying they were previously using textbooks to teach the students.

She called upon the university to recruit specialized personnel to handle the equipment and to also set aside a budget that will maintain them.

 

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