Dr Lawrence Kaggwa, the former executive director, Mulago National Referral Hospital has passed on this morning following a long battle with heart complications.
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.
Dr Kaggwa was the helm of Mulago hospital for 12 years up to 2005.
At the time of his death, he was a retired senior Consultant Surgeon which he practiced and taught for a long time.
He also worked with AMREF (African Medical Research Foundation) as a consultant for many years.