Poverty is not gender neutral. More women are affected. In fact, two thirds of the world’s working poor are women. For young women, living in urban slums, their realities are tough.
Health facilities in Lira district have been equipped to improve management of preeclampsia condition.
HEPS-Uganda, World Health Organisation, Ministry of Health and partners have reviewed the draft Uganda Snakebite Prevention and Management Strategy to guide the country on snakebites.
Sister Doreen Akuno, is a senior medical officer at Lira Regional Referral Hospital. She had her first child at 18 years in 2004 and she almost died during the pregnancy due to pre-eclampsia. Despite the fact that she is in the medical field, she had no knowledge about the condition.