Monthly Archives: August 2017

Reference Sources on Tuberculosis

As part of a consortium that is implementing the research and policy advocacy project: “Tuberculosis: Working to Empower the Nations’ Diagnostic Efforts (TWENDE)”, since January 2016, CPAR Uganda Ltd is conducting research on tuberculosis (TB). Follow the progress of TWENDE – up-dates are now available on the TWENDE page on the CPAR Uganda Ltd website. […]

Tuberculosis in Uganda – Policy Brief I

Ms. Owaraga discusses the implications of Uganda’s current capacity to diagnose TB and suggests questions for further research and possible actions to be taken if Uganda is truly going to rid itself of TB; or at the very least slow down its TB infection rate and therefore significantly reduce those that TB afflicts in Uganda.

“Backwardness” = Cultural Imperialism

As it is defined in the Cambridge Dictionary, “backwardness” means: “the state of not being developed, modern or advanced.” The concept of “backwardness” is popularly used to denigrate, among others, the cultures of African peoples from whence am descended. Yes, as seemingly Kaluya does so well, and, in my view as does Kalyegira.

“What puzzles you about Africans?”

I have zero tolerance to plagiarism, a crime for which I have been victim, and as Kalyegira did, when I found out I named and shamed.