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Rotarian brings crusade for pygmies from Uganda to Carson City

Dr. Scott Kellerman cited startling statistics Tuesday as he brought to Carson City his crusade to enhance medical care for Batwa pygmies in Uganda. A Rotarian formerly from the Grass Valley-Nevada City area in California, Kellerman has established a hospital in Uganda and is completing the Uganda Nursing School, Bwindi, to keep turning harrowing statistics positive by saving or extending lives. “Nurses rule, not docs,” said the doctor. Kellerman told fellow Rotarians at the Carson City Rotary Club’s noon meeting that more nurses will help keep such statistics heading in the right direction. Life expectancy is 28 in Uganda and …

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