SICKLE CELLS SENSITIZATION- couples cautioned against having children before sickle cells...

SICKLE CELLS SENSITIZATION- couples cautioned against having children before sickle cells screening

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The Ministry of Health has today strongly come out to caution couples against having children before screening for sickle cells.

The caution comes after the World Health Organization’s findings, which worryingly indicate that 15000 to 20,000 babies in Uganda are born with the Sickle Cells disease every year, with 80% of these dying before their 5th birthday.

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