Author: Geoffrey Mutegeki Araali

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How revealing your HIV status to someone you trust can help

People who test HIV positive should reveal their status to those they trust so they can receive the support they need. ...

Uganda launches project to tackle malaria

What would happen if five buses carrying 60 passengers crashed every day killing all the people on board? Malaria may be no accident but it claims the ...

Hope for Ugandan as unlicensed laboratories are to be closed

Like other East Africans, Ugandans hope to soon see better health services as the government moves to regulate laboratories in the country. East Afri ...

Human rights defenders in Africa get 1.8m Euro boost

Journalists and other human rights defenders are to get better legal, medical and family assistance under a 1.8 million Euro project launched by Pan-A ...

Uganda: Infant health threatened as district faces vaccine deficit

Kabarole district, western Uganda is facing a shortage of vaccines due to an ongoing stockout by the National Medical Stores (NMS), an official has sa ...

Born HIV free: the difference men can make

“If it wasn’t for my husband’s support and care, my two boys would be HIV positive...I think men’s involvement in prevention of mother to child transm ...

‘All we need to do is understand that these people are human’

In Uganda, people living with mental health problems are shunned by most of society. Many are homeless and spend their days walking from one end of th ...

Kabarole woman gives birth to conjoined twins

Hardly four months after a set of conjoined twins were delivered in Kabarole district another mother has given birth to twins at Fort Portal Regional ...

Increase funding to improve maternal health says WHO boss

Dr Johquim Saweka, the World Health Organisation’s Uganda director, says improving maternal and child health requires political commitment, involvemen ...

Ugandan government challenged to examine current health system to attract women

With an estimated 16 women dying every day in Uganda due to childbirth and pregnancy related complications health experts have requested decision make ...
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