Health scientists work together to solve Africa’s childhood nodding syndrome

Health scientists work together to solve Africa’s childhood nodding syndrome

Katy Migiro with Justin Dralaze – WNN MDG Stories (WNN/AN/TLW) Nairobi, KENYA/ Kampala, UGANDA: Scientists from around the world have for the first time agreed on a common name, definition and research agenda to help understand and address a mysterious, incurable disease called nodding syndrome, which affects thousands of children in East Africa. Named after its […]

Uganda: Birth control helps women and environment

Uganda: Birth control helps women and environment

With women empowered to plan their pregnancies, the world’s population will grow more slowly, as will carbon emissions WNN MDG Stories We’ve long known that giving women the family planning services they want and need would be a boon for the health of families throughout the world. Today, in every country, far too many go […]