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What’s wrong with condom campaign?

Why government officials say you, probably, shouldn’t give your girl a Kiss Kampala, Uganda | FLAVIA NASSAKA | Do you prefer your man sweet like chocolate, fresh like strawberry or classic like ……… You decide! That is according to a new series of adverts which, on TV and billboards, features an …

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Let Court decide, CCEDU tells EC

Behind the case of NGO blocked for crossing the line in election observation Kampala, Uganda | FLAVIA NASSAKA | Since it was suspended from conducting voter education and election monitoring on July 09, a local NGO – Citizens Coalition for Electoral Democracy in Uganda (CCEDU), has been in and out meetings …

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WHO lists Snake bites amongst top 20 killers

In Uganda, many antivenoms do not work, all snakebite first aid information is wrong Kampala, Uganda | FLAVIA NASSAKA | In 2002, James Ntulume developed a keen interest in snakes. Then an owner of a farm – Snakes Uganda—located in an upscale Kampala suburb, Muyenga, Ntulume immersed himself into studying the …

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The coming Community Health Workers

Experts query their cost and compare them to current VHTs Kampala, Uganda |  FLAVIA NASSAKA | Flue, cough, headache, or diarrhea; these simple ailments can be quite uncomfortable. But are they worth going to a health facility to get treated, especially if it is far away, crowded, and the doctor might …

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New HIV drug a game changer?

TLD to be available in July but experts warn of sustainability of supply and lack of sensitization Kampala, Uganda | FLAVIA NASSAKA | Starting in July, HIV/AIDs patients picking their Anti-Retroviral (ARV) drug refills might notice a difference; they might be given prescriptions of one pill a day instead of …

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Malaria kills 200 Ugandans everyday

New Novartis study shows why countries will miss malaria eradication targets despite successful prevention campaigns Kampala, Uganda | FLAVIA NASSAKA | Malaria figures in Uganda are alarming; with 2017 Ministry of Health statistics showing the disease still claims about 80,000 lives per year, equivalent to an average of 200 people every …

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