Uganda celebrates World Down Syndrome Day 2018!

Global was proud to join forces with the Global Livingston Institute to bring local organizations, families and children with Down syndrome together in Uganda’s capitol city of Kampala to celebrate World Down Syndrome Day! The theme of the event was social inclusion, and over 300 people came out to celebrate and create awareness about Down syndrome. Other organizations based in Uganda that came together to make the day a success included EmbraceKulture, Children’s Clinic Naalya, The Uganda Down Syndrome Association, and Angel’s Center for Children with special needs. Way to go GLI Team on an impactful WDSD Uganda 2018!

Other related press & videos highlighting Down syndrome in Uganda and the work of local organizations involved:

NBS Interview – Rosemary Nambooze & Dr. Daniel Tumwine

NBS Interview – Daphine Murungi

NTV Article – Daphine Murungi Feature

NTV Article – Olivia / EmbraceKulture Feature

The Monitor – Rosemary Article

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