Author: Geoffrey Mutegeki Araali

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Uganda: Bundibugyo health workers ‘charge fees’

Health officials in Bundibugyo District, Uganda are charging fees and soliciting bribes from patients to provide 'free' services, a new report alleges ...

President Museveni blames HIV rise in NGOs’ promotion of ‘prostitution, circumcison and condoms’

President Museveni has blamed the increasing HIV/Aids prevalence in Uganda on non-governmental organisations' promotion of condom use, sex work and ci ...

Water shortage and poor health facilities in Rwamwanja refugee camp

Despite the interventions by several organisations to help the refugees at Rwamwanja Refugee Camp in Nkoma Sub County Kamwenge district, Uganda, much ...

2,500 prisoners benefit from health pilot in western Uganda

By Geoffrey Mutegeki Araali Over 2,500 inmates in Uganda’s western region have benefited from a pilot project to improve the management and care for ...

Minister blames healthworker shortage on rich families

By Geoffrey Mutegeki Araali The Ugandan health sector is to continue lacking human resource in rural areas due to the proportion of doctors who come ...

Defaulters still a challenge against TB fight in Uganda

Medics at Fort Portal Regional Referral Hospital in Uganda are still battled by the high rate of tuberculosis (TB) drug defaulters which is stumbling ...

Vulnerable Ugandan children to benefit from Ush 625million vegetable growing scheme

Seeds and other gardening equipment are to be supplied to households in Kabarole district to help families looking after orphans and vulnerable childr ...

British cricketers use sport to rally youth against HIV

British cricketers are in Uganda to teach children how to play cricket - and how to protect themselves against HIV. ...

Early marriages hindering girl child education in Kabarole, Uganda

Many young girls are suffering due to early marriage. The imposition of a marriage partner upon a child means a girl’s childhood is cut short and thei ...
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