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Doctors are using AI to diagnose a hidden heart condition in kids

The Philadelphia Tribune 23 Jan 2024
Collaborating with staff at the Uganda Heart Institute, the team designed a system that will allow trained nurses to screen and diagnose children early on, when they can still be treated with penicillin for less than $1 a year.
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Congolese refugee family struggles to make ends meet in Colorado

CBS News 21 Jan 2024
After years of living as refugees in Uganda, nine out of 11 members of one Congolese family made it to the U.S ... "Doctors told my dad he can't get treatment because they did a lot of operations on his eye back in Uganda," said Hassan Zakaria.
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How political gridlock could kill the best global health program the US ever passed

Vox 13 Jan 2024
US President George W ... Mandel Ngan/AFP via Getty Images. PEPFAR saved millions of people from AIDS ... Bush’s advisers visited Botswana and Uganda, where small-scale programs by groups such as Doctors Without Borders (MSF) and TASO were already in place ... .
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Ugandan activist blames anti-LGBTQ politicians, religious leaders for stabbing

Washington Blade 08 Jan 2024
“I left the country because my security couldn’t be guaranteed,” he said, noting the doctors who were treating him in Uganda received threatening phone calls ... Uganda’s Constitutional Court on Dec.
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Uganda’s Art Scene Flourishes: Expanding Opportunities for Local Artists

Beijing Times 22 Dec 2023
In the heart of Kampala, Uganda’s capital, a quiet revolution is unfolding in the arts scene ... Back in Uganda, spaces like Afriart Gallery are not only showcasing art but also nurturing talent through training programs ... From China to Uganda.
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Ugandan Constitutional Court to consider challenge to Anti-Homosexuality Act

Washington Blade 07 Dec 2023
Doctor Henry Mwebesa, the director general of Uganda’s Health Services, in August issued a circular to all health workers that directed them not to deny services to anyone visiting hospitals; ...
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'Where is our future': Uganda declares war on used clothing

Messenger-Inquirer 04 Dec 2023
For nearly three decades, the chaotic, overcrowded Owino secondhand market in Uganda's capital has been the cornerstone of Hadija Nakimuli's life, helping the widowed shopkeeper build a house and raise 12 children ... Uganda has been here before.
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70-year-old woman gives birth to twins in Uganda, doctor says

CBS News 01 Dec 2023
"At 70 years when I'm considered weak, unable to get pregnant and deliver, or look after a baby, and here is a miracle of the twins," the mother said ... .
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70-y-o Ugandan woman gives birth to twins: doctor

Jamaica Observer 30 Nov 2023
KAMPALA, Uganda (AFP)— A Ugandan woman aged 70 has given birth to twins, her doctor said Thursday, in what the mother hailed as a miracle.
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Nigeria to Send Technical Volunteers to 50 Countries, Says DG DTAC

This Day 27 Nov 2023
... in Uganda ... “All the 23 volunteers we are receiving today are professors and doctors in different specialisations who have served in Uganda for two years and have been good ambassadors of Nigeria.
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Fears grow over mystery illness that has killed at least 14 people in Uganda

The Daily Telegraph 27 Nov 2023
African health experts are urgently investigating a mystery disease outbreak in Uganda which has killed at least 14 people and seen some 40 fall ill ... Global Health Security, Uganda, Africa ... Global Health Security, Uganda, Africa.
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New Discovery in Mammalian Ear Evolution by Chinese Scientists

Beijing Times 26 Nov 2023
READ MORE.. Ancient Animal Musculature Unearthed in Northwest China Offers Evolutionary CluesFrom China to Uganda. How Chinese Doctors are Touching Hearts and Changing Lives in Rural CommunitiesIsrael-Gaza Conflict Escalates.
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American Council of Learned Societies to Celebrate Completion of Its African Humanities Program at Inaugural ...

Longview News-Journal 16 Nov 2023
The program awarded more than 500 dissertation and post-doctoral fellowships to scholars in Ghana, Nigeria, South Africa, Tanzania, and Uganda, and created a vital network of more than 100 senior ...
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