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Uganda celebrates World Down Syndrome day for the first time in Hoima City

State Minister for the Elderly and the Disabled Hon. Sarah Kanyike officially launches Rowans Down Syndrome Awareness Center in  Hoima City.
The occasion was held at Hoima Buffalo Hotel and also doubled as the celebration for the World Down Syndrome Day – marking the first time it was ever celebrated in Uganda. The day of observation was officially declared by the United Nations in December 2011, and has been globally recognized since 2012.
The guest-of-honour was grateful towards the initiative and appauded the founders Mildred Katusabe and Christopher Cripps for the work done so far.  In attendance were some of the members of RDSAC and their guardians, invited guests, the Board of Directors – including the Patron, Hon. MP. Dr. Joseph Ruyonga.