Mbarara Parents Cautioned Amidst Soaring Diabetes Prevalence

Kenya’s Jenga Web Limited emerged the top marketing agency in Africa, viagra winning in six categories during the 2015 African Property Awards held Thursday night in Dubai, online UAE.

The agency won the Best Golf Development in Africa for the Aberdare Hills Golf Resort. The resort also bagged the 5 star award for best golf development in Kenya

Jenga Web is a holistic marketing solutions provider focused on the Kenyan Real Estate market with the aim to deliver marketing that reflects the uniqueness and true quality of products.

It specializes in Marketing Consultancy, Graphic design, Web and Software Development, Digital Marketing, 3D Renders and Animations as well as Photography and Virtual Tours.

The agency was announced as a winner in multiple categories at a gala event that brought together a host of Africa’s finest developers, architects, interior designers and real estate agents to showcase the most luxurious, ambitious, and awe-inspiring projects of the year.


Jenga Web won two other 5 star awards for the Tilisi Development for best mixed use in Kenya and for best development marketing in Kenya.


It also scooped two Highly Commended awards for Sultan Palace Beach Retreat; highly recommended as a leisure development in Kenya and highly recommend for its development marketing in Kenya. 

“I am delighted and extremely pleased with this achievement. This level of success would not have been achieved if teamwork weren’t part of our core values,” Nathan Luesby, Jenga Web Managing Director said.

The International Property Awards, a world-renowned mark of excellence in the property sector, was started 20 years ago.

According to the President of the International Property Awards, Stuart Shield, the objective of these awards is to recognize excellence in the property industry worldwide and to promote an international standard.

Mbarara Center for Sports and Health Promotion (MCSHEP) in conjunction with Mbarara Referral Hospital yesterday joined other districts in the country to commemorate the world diabetes day at Mbarara independence grounds.

According to the director MCSHEP Mr. Milton Byakatonda, here the health NGO has been in the fight against diabetes since 2005, more about with focus on making its treatment accessible to the locals.

Dr. Peter Kangwagye a physician at Mbarara referral hospital said that 80% of poor citizens suffer from diabetes in the district because of poor eating habits.

Mbarara Hospital's Dr Peter Kangwagye addressing press at the event

Mbarara Hospital’s Dr Peter Kangwagye addressing press at the event

It is estimated world over that a person dies every after 7 seconds, due to this non communicable disease.

About 300 people report for screening at Mbarara referral hospital on Thursday every week and an average of 30 turn out to be patients.

Dr Kangwagye reported concernedly that the prevalence in the district is highest amongst children, which he attributed to careless parenting.

Children mostly suffer from Type 1 diabetes which is rarely genetic largely caused by an extremely bad diet from a very young age.

Mbarara Deputy RDC Emmy Kateera speaking at the event

Mbarara Deputy RDC Emmy Kateera speaking at the event

He thus advised the parents to always take children for diabetes screening since they are the most susceptible.

At the event, the Deputy Mbarara RDC Emmy Kateera said that the President sent a message to advise the locals against alcoholism as one way of preventing diabetes in the country.

Kateera said that government spends a lot of money on treating diabetes yet it one of the most preventable diseases.

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