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Stanchart, BRAC partners to support adolescents

Kampala, Uganda | Julius Businge | Standard Chartered Bank in partnership with BRAC have today (Oct.21) announced a donation of Shs 166million to support adolescents under the ‘goal project’. The project is manned by BRAC, a micro-finance service provider. Executives said in a notice that, the six-month project intervention will seek …

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Emorimor energizes fight against HIV

Soroti, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | With so much attention now focused on the Covid-19 pandemic, His Highness of the Iteso Cultural Union Papa Emorimor Augustine Osuban decided to inject fresh energy in the fight against the incurable killer disease of HIV/Aids that still kills over 20,000 Ugandans a year even …

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Health workers clueless in providing adolescent specific care

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Health workers are not using the guidelines offered by the Ministry of Health and the World Health Organization to dispense care to adolescents. This is according to preliminary findings of a study on the status of youth friendly services in the country. The Ministry …

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Experts blame parents as adolescents drift into pornography

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Many Ugandan adolescents are drifting into pornography, as a result of limited publicity about age appropriate information at health facilities and schools and an increase in absentee parents. Counsellors, teachers and health experts fear that as parents keep a distance between them and their children, …

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