Category Uganda

Uganda and Neo-Colonialist Capitalism

Cases such as the BIA saga re-affirm ones objection to business propositions that are couched in pity language. You know those propositions characteristically made by those afflicted by the ‘Machiavellian-saviour-complex’

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Tuberculosis can become a weapon of mass destruction

“It is where she was working as a maid for Indians that is where she got the problem. When you are cooking their food you have to put a lot of chillies in it,” explained Mother of how she believes her teenage Daughter got infected with pulmonary tuberculosis (TB). This was April 2017, during an […]

Cause of Death Sick Healthcare System

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.

Patients’ Rights and Responsibilities Bill

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.

#EndTBUg: End Tuberculosis in Uganda

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 […]

TB Enormous Health Challenge

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 […]

TB Machines Not Fully Utilised

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 […]