Facing the World

By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Dec 14th, 2012
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An eight-year-old girl with a football-sized facial tumour is to have pioneering surgery before it strangles her. The rare growth first appeared when Trinny Amuhirwe was four-and-a-half, and she twice underwent surgery in her home country of Uganda to remove it. However, each time the bone tumour has...
By benim
In News
Sep 18th, 2011
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Twins who were born joined at the head have been successfully separated by a team of British doctors. Baby girls Rital and Ritag Gaboura, who are 11 months old, were separated on 15 August after four operations at Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children. They do not appear to have suffered neurolog...