It is a matter that forensic experts of the police force whose (missing) bullet hit Achan would be expected to take urgent interest in. The orthopedic surgeons attending to Achan say all the X-ray done indicate an entry bullet wound but its’ exit cannot be traced.
Dr Paul Zirimala, the officer in- charge of Wakiso Health IV, notes that the most conditions registered from the sites over the last months has been Hernia. Dr Zirimala says that on average they have been performing five to seven hernia surgeries on patients working from the quarry sites.
Moses Arineitwe, a resident of Burambira village in Kabale Municipality was reportedly abandoned by his mother after showing signs of bad health and was taken up by his grandmother Lydia Twesigye. Cardiologists later confirmed that Arineitwe was battling four severe defects.
Antimicrobials are drugs which prevent and treat parasitic, bacterial, viral and fungal infections. However, although the medicines are very useful in fighting off infections, they are becoming less effective due to over-prescribing by physicians, veterinarians, dentists and their misuse by farmers and agronomists.
Dr. Grace Nakalyango, an expert from Hemophilia Foundation Uganda, said the risk of excessive bleeding can be managed if guidelines are followed. She however, noted that there is limited awareness about Hemophilia, adding that many people live with the condition without knowing.