Health

Cases of kidney disease in children on the rise

Doctors say that we can live quite well with only one kidney, and some people live a healthy life even when born with one missing. But while bones can break and muscles can waste away without causing a major risk to life, if both of your kidneys fail, as happens in end stage

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February 7th, 2012

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A swollen neck has left him jobless

A swollen neck has left him jobless

Seven years ago, 48-year-old Joram Tusiime noticed a small swelling on the right side of his neck, but since it was not painful, he did not go to the hospital to check it out. “The swelling was very small and I didn’t have money to go to the hospital to check it out since it

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February 7th, 2012

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Kirabo battles second cancer bout

Kirabo battles second cancer bout

In June last year, five-year-old Kirabo Mirembe was declared cancer-free, after two years of battling the disease. “I was happy and thought I would go to school again and attend Sunday school that I love so much,” she says. Her family, overjoyed by the news, started making ...

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February 7th, 2012

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Church cleaner needs Shs90m for kidney transplant in India

Church cleaner needs Shs90m for kidney transplant in India

It is by God’s grace that 26-year-old Catherine Nakato is still alive. She is in pain because she cannot afford either the treatment or replacement of her failed kidneys. And if she does not get any of them in time, she could lose her life. Nakato’s problem started when she ...

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February 7th, 2012

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