The smiles Dr Tamale Sali has brought to patients with fertility issues around the world.

By E K Benj @kivumbi

Updated at 1234 GMT on Monday 06th June 2022

In our series “Senior Citizens” today we bring you Senior Citizen Dr. Tamale Sali the Founder, Director and Resident Doctor at the Women’s Hospital International and Fertility Centre.

Dr. Sali attended Makerere University in Kampala, Uganda, where he graduated with an MB ChB in 1974. He also achieved an MRCS; LRCP (English Conjoint-RCS) in 1977, DRCOG in 1979, FPA (Family Planning Association) in 1979, MRCOG in 1982, FRSEd in 1982 and FRCOG in 1995.

He has diverse experience as a consultant Obstetrician and gynaecologist having worked in this speciality in several hospitals in the UK including Women’s Hospital Nottingham (1977 to 1979), Torbay General Hospital (1981 to 1982), Hereford County Royal Hospital (1982 to 1983), Royal Hospital – Derbyshire (1983 to 1985) and in the Kuwait Oil Company Hospital (1986 to 2004), to name a few.

In 2004, with some second hand equipment and using all their meager resources, Dr and Mrs. Tamale-Sali transformed their intended accommodation into a clinic/surgery. Women’s Hospital International and Fertility Centre in Kampala, Uganda, to provide his skills and services to not only the Ugandan population but Africa and the globe as a whole.

In 2021 however, Dr Sali suffered a blow when he paid 95million UGX in compensation to the bereaved family, Mercy Ayiru who died during a failed operation at his hospital.


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