JACOB OULANYAH’S MEDICAL HISTORY The ill-health of the late Speaker Jacob Oulanyah started in 2019 when he discovered a swelling in his neck. The swelling was removed in Germany, and he was told it was cancer.
He started treatment which he finished at the Uganda Cancer Institute.
On 23rd January, he was admitted to Mulago, where he was to stay for two weeks as we prepared him to travel.
His bone marrow wasn’t functional, and he had to be protected from infection, and that’s why visits were restricted.
Minister Jane Ruth Aceng: The immediate cause of death was multiple organ failure; heart, lungs, liver, and kidney failure.
He had multiple infections discovered both here and in Seattle.