Kampala — Because the world celebrates Worldwide Girls’s Day subsequent Monday, Nation Media Group (NMG) Uganda will companion with Worldwide Hospital Kampala and UMC Victoria Hospital to create consciousness about fibroids.
This month, the 2 hospitals will supply free and discounted checks and screening for fibroids.
At 50 per cent low cost, numerous girls will have the ability to have belly scans, breast and cervical most cancers scans and Pap smear with free consultations on fibroid-related situations.
The marketing campaign follows an article printed in Every day Monitor on February 8 wherein fashionable radio persona Robina Mbabazi, aka Bina Babie, detailed her battle with fibroids and the misperception that even with out going to hospital, one will get healed.
This will probably be adopted by an editorial pushed marketing campaign on fibroids from March 8 to 31. The main target of the marketing campaign is to attract public consideration to the devastation that fibroids could cause, addressing its threat elements, who can get fibroids and why, remedy choices, monetary implications of treating fibroids, how the invention of fibroids impacts relationships and the way having fibroids can influence one’s fertility.
Readers can even share their private expertise of residing with fibroids and the stigma that comes with it.
On March 8, the Worldwide Medical Centre in Mukono District will present free session on fibroids, household planning, blood stress and blood sugar testing; breast and cervical most cancers screening.
Ms Barbara Nyakaana, the in-charge of company social accountability at NMG Uganda, says situations corresponding to fibroids are widespread however society shies away from speaking about them.
Due to this, numerous girls endure with the illness, opting as an alternative to self-treat with natural medication, she says.
“Typically, girls go to hospital when the situation has worsened but with early analysis and remedy, a lady will have the ability to dwell a life with out problems,” Ms Nyakaana says.
“All lives matter and we imagine that girls’s well being is paramount. We hope that by way of this marketing campaign we is not going to solely create consciousness concerning the situation however we can attain numerous girls and supply them help,” she provides.