PHOTOS/Ashiraf Kasirye and Richard Sanya
Scores have turned up for a funeral service of the fallen Dr. Margaret Mungherera at All Saints Cathedral in Nakasero.
Medical colleagues and government officials described the late as a hardworking person with passion for people’s health.
Mungherera, 59, a renowned psychiatrist died in India over the weekend where she was undergoing treatment.
The Prime Minister, Dr. Ruhakana Rugunda, challenged the medical professionals to emulate the late.
Government contributed sh10m towards the burial arrangements.
The late was a visiting psychiatrist to prisons and senior consultant psychiatrist at Mulago Hospital.
Premier Dr. Rugunda and health minister Dr. Ruth Achieng at the funeral service
Mungherera will also be remembered as the first Ugandan and female president of the World Medical Association from October 2013 until October 2014. She also served as president of the Uganda Medical Association.