There are currently 1.2 million Ugandans enrolled on antiretroviral therapy (ART). They are especially affected by the lockdown.
Uganda needs to activate the community engagement pillar and resource the new strategy that’s in place.
Sacred sites where rituals are performed by the community should be protected as living archives that house local heritage.
Museveni’s attempt to gain support in urban areas in the 2021 elections was not only about repression. But it still failed.
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.
In some countries there appear to be mismatches between lists of essential medicines and lists of registered medicines.
Kampala, like many other cities in sub-Saharan Africa, has a critical data gap on the scale and magnitude of air pollution.
Many of the tools needed to tap into the potential of Africa’s livestock sector exist already.
The fact that teachers in Uganda’s rural schools weren’t trained in the local language means they can’t teach children in their mother tongue and this leads to poor literacy acquisition.
Uganda’s COVID-19 task force would do well to embrace pop music in its public health communications.
African academics draw up a reading list that speaks to the vibrancy of contemporary as well as older African literature.
Women need to be included in all matters of health.
Displaced by a landslide, Ugandan survivors could not speak the language of the region where they were relocated - but music allowed them a voice.
Uganda’s English language policy is at odds with the situation on the ground in the country’s rural schools.
Dans les zones urbaines défavorisées de Kampala, un réseau de petites structures valorisent les déchets pour en faire des briquettes combustibles.
There is a strong framework of international laws and conventions that defend free speech, but Uganda continues to limit freedom of expression especially when the people criticise their president.
Residents have come up with solutions to make usable products out of organic waste materials.
Given Africa’s projected population growth, management of its environment must be a global priority
Research found that only a quarter of anaesthetists working in main referral hospitals in East Africa used the WHO safe surgical checklist.
Uganda’s tourism ministry has launched a beauty pageant to use local women to attract tourists.