Charity helps Nodding Syndrome patients

Group of children in Uganda suffering from the disease are showing signs of improvement.

    Thousands of children in East Africa suffer from a disease called Nodding Syndrome. The cause is so far unknown and no cure exists. But in Uganda, one group of children suffering from the disease who are getting help from a charity, are showing signs of improvement.

    Al Jazeera’s Malcolm Webb reports from northern Uganda's Gulu district.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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