Dr Lawrence Kaggwa, the former executive director, Mulago National Referral Hospital has passed on this morning following a long battle with heart complications.
Kaggwa worked as the executive director of Mulago; Uganda’s National Referral Hospital for 12 years and has been admitted at the Uganda Heart Institute at Mulago hospital since early this month.
A retired senior consultant surgeon, a specialty he practiced and taught at medical school for a long time, Kaggwa became the Mulago hospital executive director in 1993.
He has died at the age of 68.
According to Grace Mirembe, the public relations officer of Uganda Heart Institute Dr Kaggwa who has been at the institute for 24 days has breathed his last this morning.
He also worked with AMREF (African Medical Research Foundation) as a consultant for many years.