Les universités africaines peuvent favoriser la prospérité grâce à l'innovation.
Répondre aux défis sociétaux et promouvoir le développement durable sont une préoccupation particulièrement urgente pour les universités africaines.
Universities across Africa can drive prosperity through innovation.
Responding to societal challenges and promoting sustainable development is an especially pressing concern for African universities.
Great Blue Turaco in Kibale National Park in Uganda.
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Many animal species can be detected using a simple, low tech method of collecting DNA from the environment.
Comedians Seth Meyers (far right) and Amber Ruffin (right) spoofed the ‘White Saviour’ complex in a fake movie segment on the ‘Late Night With Seth Meyers.’
White saviourism is simultaneously a state of mind and a concrete unequal power structure between the Global North and the Global South.
People are starting to notice the weather and climate, and to understand climate change better than ever before.
Extended school closures during the pandemic set Ugandan children far behind their peers.
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Young Ugandans have already fallen far behind in their learning because of COVID.
Amirr (centre) parades though his village ahead of the imbalu circumcision ritual. Imbalu begins with dance and music, as initiates visit relatives and friends to receive gifts.
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The ritual site becomes a communal classroom where songs and dances teach history, impart values and preserve cultural identity.
The 2022 event was cancelled but then given permission to go ahead.
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The non-stop four-day dance party is always controversial – this year because of threats of terrorist attacks.
Nearly three-quarters of all patients in the study were taking at least one antibiotic. This is high and could indicate overuse.
Indian Community health volunteers verbally screen high risk populations for TB.
In high-income countries people at high risk of TB disease undergo screening programmes even when they have no symptoms.
Uganda is heavily reliant on foreign financial aid.
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It’s individuals, communities, and institutions who build the necessary confidence to pursue complex and challenging solutions to their problems.
Ugandan strongman General Idi Amin raised the national profile of Uganda Nubians – but they were persecuted soon after his overthrow in 1979.
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There is more to ethnic identity than ancestral location or settlement pattern, language or family history.
Cuts in donor funding stretch limited resources.
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HIV services must be comprehensive to ensure that people take their medication as prescribed and avoid onward transmission of the virus.
Even before the advent of COVID-19, donors had begun to exit HIV programmes with increasing frequency.
Herbal remedies are commonplace in Uganda; testing these scientifically is a good way to ensure they’re safe and effective.
It is important that herbal medicine be checked for its safety, its potential to treat particular ailments, and to ascertain its chemical components.
COVID-19 lockdowns have increased the need for ARV delivery in communities.
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There are currently 1.2 million Ugandans enrolled on antiretroviral therapy (ART). They are especially affected by the lockdown.
Health workers wearing protective suits lower the body of a COVID-19 victim for burial at a graveyard in Gulu, northern Uganda.
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Uganda needs to activate the community engagement pillar and resource the new strategy that’s in place.
An initiate parades through his village in Mbale, Uganda.
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Sacred sites where rituals are performed by the community should be protected as living archives that house local heritage.
Campaign posters of President Yoweri Museveni hang on a cable a day after the election commission said he won a sixth term in office.
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Museveni’s attempt to gain support in urban areas in the 2021 elections was not only about repression. But it still failed.
Many hospitals permit nurses to initiate and manage patients on ART.
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The giant leap in the number of people accessing HIV treatment would not have been possible without task shifting from medical doctors to less-specialised cadres such as nurses and midwives.
Antimicrobial resistance is a real threat.
In some countries there appear to be mismatches between lists of essential medicines and lists of registered medicines.