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After the Mengo Hospital deaths

New guidelines to regulate mushrooming free medical camps Kampala, Uganda | FLAVIA NASSAKA | As early as 9am on Feb.09, people had started gathering at Centenary Park. It was yet another ‘free medical camp’. Organized by the Mulago hospital based College of Health Sciences, people would at this camp get free …

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Testing NRM’s promises

ANALYSIS: After 32 years in power, has NRM party lost its ideology Kampala, Uganda | FLAVIA NASSAKA | Every politician makes great promises to win and retain power and President Yoweri Museveni has mastered that. Every year during the National Liberation Day celebrations, he revises old promises and makes new ones. …

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2017 in health

Drug shortages, doctors strike Kampala, Uganda | FLAVIA NASSAKA | If one item has characterised the health sector in Uganda in most of 2017, it is the lack of medicines and supplies in hospitals. It even became a rallying cry for striking doctors of the Uganda Medical Association (UMA). At the …

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2017 year of Togikwatako

The foolishness & falsehoods Kampala, Uganda | FLAVIA NASSAKA | One of the enduring sights from the Dec.18 session of parliament to debate amending Article 102 (b) will be that of Allan Ssewanyana, placing his buttocks on the table of parliament and stretching his hand across to grab a report that …

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Here is why your teens might need contraceptives

Global Family Planning giant boss blames officials for letting their beliefs get in the way of their professional responsibility Kampala, Uganda | FLAVIA NASSAKA | Social marketing is increasingly being embraced in dealing with public health problems which require behavioral change worldwide. In Uganda, the Uganda Health Marketing Group (UHMG) has …

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Activists mark Human Rights Defenders day

Coalition boss decries shrinking space, calls for constructive engagement with state Kampala, Uganda | FLAVIA NASSAKA | Robert Kirenga, the Executive Director National Coalition of Human Rights Defenders Uganda spoke to the Independent’s Flavia Nassaka about his perspective on the international human rights defenders day and general human rights situation in …

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