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.
Health facilities in Lira district are struggling to manage expectant mothers with pre-eclampsia condition.
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.
HEPS-Uganda has for the last three years been supporting communities to find measures to prevent maternal mortality due to unsafe abortion in Kamuli district.