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Sickle-cell disease: Health minister wants pre-marital testing
Minister of Health Dr. Ruth Aceng has called for a policy to have all couples screened for sickle disease before they marry.

Minister of Health Dr. Ruth Aceng has called for a policy to have all couples screened for sickle disease before they marry.

Dr. Aceng was speaking during the national commemoration of World Sickle Cell day in Kamuli district under the theme “break the silence.”

Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga who was the chief guest at the event said Parliament would work to have special consideration given to sicklers in educational institutions.