Author: Williams Moi

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Family planning advocates urge media to participate in call for ‘full choice, full access’

From advocates to governments, women’s organisations to the media – all have their work cut out for them if the FP2020 goal is to be met. ...

Bishop and key Ugandan HIV advocate dies of snake bite

The recent death of Bishop Illukor, retired Anglican primate of Soroti District, Eastern Uganda, from a snakebite was a tragic event that shocked the ...

The importance of educating people about condom use in Uganda

In Uganda, sensitivity around talking about condoms in public makes it necessary for community leaders to speak openly about the importance of safer s ...

Ugandan husband divorces wife due to HIV diagnosis

Since her HIV diagnosis, Grace has overcome horrendous stigma and discrimination to start a new life operating a small business and looking after her ...

Fake husbands go for HIV tests in Uganda

In Uganda, many men have such a fear of being tested for HIV they are going to extreme lengths to avoid finding out their status, often to the detrime ...

Four million Ugandan mothers tested for HIV

The Ugandan Ministry of Health reports that more than four million mothers have been tested for HIV since the virus was first diagnosed in Uganda 30 y ...

What choice do our Ugandan mothers have?

Once upon a time, there was a woman from eastern Uganda who walked all the way from Kamuda village to Soroti town 12 kilometres away only to deliver o ...

Blame and HIV: views from Soroti town, Uganda

The government should address how its own officials understand HIV. Not doing so allows blame and stigma to flourish - and this puts more people, not ...

Older people and the media in Uganda

Uganda’s Minister of State for the Elderly and Disabled Suleiman Madada has expressed concern over the fast growing population of older person ...

Growing old in Oyam, Uganda: Mary Joyce’s story

In Apedi Adek village, in Oyam district, northern Uganda a centenarian great grandmother lives on. Williams Moi tells her story. ...
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