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Uganda’s first human breast milk bank opens in February

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Starting February 2020, women with excess breast milk and would love to donate to babies whose mothers cannot breast feed will deposit it at the Human Breast Milk bank in Nsambya hospital. The Primary Health Care State Minister, Dr. Joyce Moriku Kaducu disclosed this …

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Ministry of health to assess state of neonatal care units

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Ministry of Health has started assessing the state of neonatal units in the country to ensure they are up to standard. According to Dr Julius Otim, a child health advisor in the ministry, one of the challenges they are establishing in the on-going assessment …

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Uganda has potential to end maternal deaths- Oulanyah

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  |  Uganda has the potential of bringing maternal deaths to zero with commitment from health workers and prompt appearance of mothers in health centres, the Deputy Speaker of Parliament Jacob Oulanyah says. According to Oulanyah, if health facilities are supported with sufficient funding and a well-motivated …

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Designer babies

Why what everyone is freaking out about is not likely to happen Kampala, Uganda | A CECILE JW JANSSENS | When Adam Nash was still an embryo, living in a dish in the lab, scientists tested his DNA to make sure it was free of Fanconi anemia, the rare inherited blood …

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