By Ivan Mwine
Medical practitioners in Mbarara and other parts of Uganda are mourning the untimely demise of Dr. Martin Situma, who was one of Uganda’s best surgeons.
According to sources in Mbarara, Dr. Situma passed on today Mbarara Referral Hospital, where he had been getting medical treatment for a long time.
Dr. Situma was the brain behind pediatric surgery at Mbarara RRH, a senior lecturer Mbarara University of Science and Technology-Official.
During his time of practice Dr. Situma, who started his practice in South Africa before he relocated to Uganda years ago, has operated countless children born without anus or with rectal deformities.
He may be gone but his legacy is engraved in the hearts of many Ugandans, especially those who were his patients.
May soul rest in eternal peace and we shall bring you updates about burial arrangements for his remains in subsequent reports.