By APN Reporter
Ndorwa county legislator Wilfred Niwagaba has urged Ugandans to ensure that they do early screening for Cancer and hepatitis B saying that the diseases are becoming a serious challenge in the country.
Niwagaba who was today after noon speaking at a training for women leaders held at Kirigime guest house ,revealed that the diseases have become common in the country and that it becomes worth when they are not detected in early stages.
She urged women to always go for cervical cancer screening and hepatitis B vaccinations for those who can afford the cost.
Niwagaba who organized the training for women leaders in the constituency, revealed that women are the drivers of the society and that such campaigns must be championed by the women themselves.
Speaking at the same training Kabale district Vice chairperson Tumwesigye Bridget Asinga urged women to desist from the habbit of entrusting their children with strangers saying that some girls have been defiled while others are trafficked by people with selfish interests.
Asinga revealed that cases of defilement where by girls are raped and defiled by people who are supposed to look after them are on the increase.
Tumwesigye says that women must own up to the responsibility of motherhood.