The question remains valid also for Akena (RIP) who was shot by Matthew Kanyamunyu; and indeed the question remains valid for many others as well.
The bill is a noble cause indeed. It concurs with the work that CPAR Uganda Ltd is doing in advocating for policy and policy implementation in relation to patients’ and medical workers’ rights and responsibilities; and for action from duty bearers, albeit with a focus on tuberculosis (TB) healthcare management.
Using the opportunity of a platform on NTV Uganda to advocate for the “Defeat TB” and “End TB” campaigns. To be interviewed by Edris Matu was a fabulous experience. He is much younger than I and yet on top of his game; the epitome of who I would like considered ‘the youth’ in Uganda. Watch the interview […]
High level Government of Uganda officials, such as the Minister of Health, Hon. Dr. Jane Ruth Aceng, acknowledge that Uganda’s Tuberculosis (TB) burden has continued to cause an enormous health challenge to the people of Uganda and is a big public health challenge to the health system in Uganda. Additionally, TB presents an economic challenge […]
There is empirical evidence which indicates that the few tuberculosis (TB) diagnostic machines that have been installed in Uganda, particularly the Genexpert Machines, are not operating to their full capacity. The average ratio of GeneXpert machine to the population is one machine serving a population of over 300,000 people and in some areas it is […]
Treating tuberculosis: Districts hit by Isoniazid stock out… The (Uganda) National TB and Leprosy Program (NTLP), together with AIDS Control Program, rolled out implementation of this intervention (using isoniazid preventative therapy – IPT for people living with HIV) at the beginning of 2015. Despite this, the IPT coverage has remained low in the country. This, […]
“If your health services largely depend on the kindness of other countries, then you know you are a banana republic. If you have to hold a ceremony to receive just 9 GeneExpert machines, which your country cannot afford to buy without a fuss, then you are a banana republic.” Geoffrey Buga in response to a story, […]