6 November 2012

Uganda: Kabarole Siamese Twins Dead

Kabarole Siamese twins who had been admitted at Mulago hospital have died.

Mulago hospital spokesperson, Enock Kusasira, told New Vision on Tuesday that the twins died on Monday night around 9:30pm after their situation worsened.

The pair admitted last week was sharing the heart and the liver. Francis and Robert were admitted at the hospital's Special care Unit (SCU) in ward 5B. The male babies weighed 4.3kg.

They were born on October 15th in Buhinga hospital by a 38-year-old Olivia Kamin and Robert Kyaligonza.

This was a fourth pair of Siamese twins admitted at the hospital including the two pairs from Ngora and Kabarole districts which passed on.

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