Archbishop Rowan Williams visits Mildmay Centre, Uganda

Posted by Kendall Harmon

Dr Williams, who is in the country for the All Africa Bishops' Conference, described his visit to the paediatric ward as "inspirational".

But he was told that the unit, which has cared for thousands of the country's sickest children over the years, faces imminent closure as Mildmay International, the British NGO that runs it, cannot afford to do so for much longer. The 33-bed specialist HIV paediatric unit - known as Elizabeth Ward - is expected to close down in just 37 days when the existing funds run out.

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Filed under: * Anglican - EpiscopalArchbishop of Canterbury Anglican ProvincesChurch of Uganda* Culture-WatchChildrenHealth & Medicine

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