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11:13
11:13

Blood Shortage Hits St. Mary’s Hospital Lacor sickle cell anemia 2 1

Dr Venice Omona, the in-charge of the Paediatrics Ward says that the most affected include the casualty ward, maternity and children ward.
12:51
12:51

Lives at Risk as Hospitals Struggle to Diagnose Sickle Cell in Acholi sickle cell anemia 3 1

Atim revealed to URN that since its establishment, the hospital has been operating without a point-of-care diagnostic machine despite the overwhelming number of patients seeking services. She says four patients have died since October this year.
15:42
15:42

A mother's Tale of Raising Six Children With Sickle Cell Anemia 1 3

Sickle is the single most common inherited blood disease in Uganda, affecting more people than cystic fibrosis and most pediatric cancers. Unfortunately, because of the population that it affects, it doesnt get as much press as other hereditary diseases; it remains neglected in communities, district hospitals, Regional Referral hospitals and even at Ministry of health level.
13:43
13:43

Sickle Cell Pupil Demands Bathroom Privileges at School sickle cell anemia 1 4

Teachers blamed for denying pupils suffering from sickle cell from regularly access bathrooms.
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