Reasons court gave for dismissing appeal against doctor

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It is criminal to practice medicine in Uganda without a valid license

The Criminal division of High Court of Uganda at Kampala dismissed an appeal arising from the decision by the Chief Magistrate’s Court of Buganda Road to acquit Dr Edward Tamale Ssali for causing the death of a patient by rash or negligent act. The patient died when the tube to give her oxygen and anesthesia during the operation was wrongly inserted into her oesophagus instead of her trachea.


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