livingstone

A cost conundrum

Livingstone is 36 years-old. He sustained an open fracture of his tibia and fibula in a boda (motorbike taxi) accident. Fearing the cost of hospital treatment, he went to a traditional healer who covered his wound in a potion and, as a result, Livingstone developed a severe infection. He will have to spend much more…

Alison recovering from surgery to repair the perforation in his bowel

Typhoid is still a killer in Uganda

Alison is a 28 year old, male, teacher who was diagnosed with typhoid fever. He developed severe abdominal pain and became very ill. As sometime happens as a complication of typhoid, he suffered a bowel perforation. Thanks to life-saving surgery at Kisiizi he is on the road to recovery. A contaminated water supply was identified…