Let us STOP Dangerous Albinism Prejudice together! - Ugandan UK ConventionUgandan UK Convention SERVICES NIRA PROJECTS UIA 1STOPCENTRE E-VISA DOWNLOAD CENTRE search FEEDBACK GALLERY How to Strengthen International Marketing Strategies PostB it Planning your International Expansion Africa: ‘Africa’s Time Is Now’ DFCU revamps omni-channel ebanking platform     SERVICES SHOWGUIDE BIZ DIRECTORY AFRIGO TICKETS EXPO TICKETS   DELEGATES FROM UGANDA     HOME SPEAKERS VISTOR INFO NEWS & MEDIA VOLUNTEERS NEEDED 12/10/2017 SPONSORSHIPS 0 COMMENTS » BOOK A STAND     For details about exhibiting please contact Willy Mutenza – Event Director willy.mutenza@ugandanconventionuk.org Tel/Whattsup +447950 285 493 Written by: wmutenza More articles by wmutenza » Name (required) Tags: breaking Email (required) Company Name Telephone (required) Submit »   By Olive Namutebi, The Executive Director, Albinim Umbrella Olive described Albinism as a genetic condition that was manifested at birth where a person completely lacked or partially lacked melanin with evidence of pale or ash grey eyes, no colour in hair and the skin. The Albinism Umbrella was a voice for the albinism community in Uganda. It was estimated that over 1:20,000 persons in the world lived with some form of albinism. One person in every 17,000 in Europe and America lived with albinism while one in every 5,000 for the sub Saharan Africa. Approximately 20,000 persons in Uganda were living with albinism in Uganda. Persons living with albinism (PWAs) faced challenges like stigma, discrimination, low levels of education, poverty, ignorance about their health https://www.ugandanconventionuk.org/let-us-stop-dangerous-albinism-prejudice-together/[07/06/2018 10:52:03 AM]  

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