Kabaka Run raises Ugx 494 million towards sickle cell awareness

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By Our Reporter Airtel Uganda in partnership with the Buganda Kingdom has announced that Shs494 million was collected during the Airtel Kabaka Run. The proceeds will be used to promote Sickle Cell Disease awareness as well as procure test kits. “Shs200 million will go into buying test kits for screening Sickle Cell Disease awareness while Shs249 million will be channeled towards sensitization and awareness campaigns,” the Deputy Katikkiro of Buganda, Owek. Robert Waggwa said during the announcement made at the Buganda Kingdom offices in Bulange, Mengo. “21% of the people in Buganda have sickle...