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Education sector yet to recover from two years closure

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Schools are yet to recover fully from the effects of the COVID-19-induced closures nearly a year after their reopening. Uganda had the longest closure of schools anywhere in the world. The 22-month closure caused profound disruptions to children’s learning and overall well-being, exacerbating the pre-existing …

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Vaccine manufacturing in Africa

Harnessing ways to make it work Kampala, Uganda | Patricia Akankwatsa | Africa suffers more than its fair share of communicable and non-communicable diseases. Over 90% of the world’s malaria deaths and 70% of all people living with HIV/AIDS are in Africa. More access to good medicines could significantly reduce this …

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