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No health, no votes

CSO’s push for health centered manifestos A recent poll conducted in August 2014 by Columbia University reported that healthcare is the most important issue for Ugandan voters. Across two large public opinion surveys conducted in 2011 and 2014, voters cited healthcare as the most important issue for Parliament to address …

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What went wrong on health?

By Flavia Nassaka Two months to MDGs deadline, Uganda trails world on indicators On a daily basis, over 18000 children die according to the United Nations Children’s Agency. Some of the children die at delivery whereas others die before attaining the age of five. Similarly, the World Health Organisation estimates …

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Health in a time of Ebola

By Prabhjot Singh Ensuring that people seek care for other ailments amidst fear of clinicians is a challenge In Sub-Saharan Africa, any child with a fever should receive immediate medical care to prevent death from malaria or pneumonia. But, as panic about the spread of Ebola grips Liberia – as …

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