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SHACK OB spearheads campaign for Free Cleft Surgery.

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  • 10/17/2021 08:48:46 pm

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SHACK OB spearheads campaign for Free Cleft Surgery. From SHACK_04 Cohort, hails Dr. Nicholas Mugagga who has spearheaded a campaign to offer FREE Cleft Lip and Cleft Palate surgery. Dr. Mugagga, who is also Chairman of the SHACK100 Medical Committee has together with partners chosen to continue the campaign of nation building by providing the surgeries free. The Surgical camp will take place from 21st October to 24th October 2021 at St. Joseph's Hospital Wakiso, where he is the Medical Director. Dr. Mugagga, in an interview with SHACKOBA said this is not the first and hopefully not the last time he is lobbying to have the free surgical camp, which is aimed at providing medical care to the affected persons. He appreciated the partnership from all bodies and agencies that have always made this possible including Rev. Sr. Dr. Justina Najjuka & the Smile Train Ambassadors, Buganda Kindgom through the Kingdom Health Ministry, Rotary Club of Wakiso, St. Joseph's Hospital Wakiso, among many others. Since the start of the medical camps in 2020, over 250 people including babies and adults have been operated upon. Dr. Mugagga also serves as the Buganda Kingdom Health In-charge for Busiro County. He attended SHACK from 2001-2004 for his Ordinary Level. For more details about this, kindly contact 0759039795 or 0772411344.