Down syndrome in Africa. Our Policy

In the past, it was believed that the African continent was devoid of Down syndrome babies who are normally called ‘’imbeciles.’’ The 1958 WHO collaborative study of congenital malformations, recorded no case of Down’s syndrome in Alexandria, Egypt, or in the Cape Town coloured community in South Africa.

However, Out of 2068 consecutive deliveries studied by Simpkiss and Lowe in Uganda,...


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