Uganda happens to be one of the countries which criminalizes against drug use as per The Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances (NDPS) Act 2015. This Criminalisation has led to stigmatisation. There is need to move to a health or rehabilitation-led … Continue reading DRUG POLICY: The need for decriminalization
Every 28th May, the world celebrates Menstrual Hygiene day. This year’s topic was ‘ Education about menstruation changes everything,’ and I certainly agree with the topic. The first course of action should be to create information and to inform the … Continue reading Promoting menstrual hygiene and how to use the menstrual cup
Granny often boasts of how the women back in the day would give birth to their children in the garden, of how midwives didn’t have all these fancy machines but mothers still survived and their children survived too. Times have … Continue reading The Issue Of Maternal Health And Rights. #IntlMHDay
In 2014, there were 11,000 TB deaths in Uganda, a country where 50% of TB patients are co-infected with HIV/AIDS, there were 61,000 new cases of TB in Uganda in 2014. Continue reading The Case Of TB In Uganda. #WorldTBDay
Uganda today has the highest population of young people in the world with 78% Uganda’s population aged 35years and below, most of these are in school as education is a vital and critical to Uganda’s development both as a human … Continue reading Why #UgSchoolHealthPolicy ?
When I was just 11 years old, I had my first visit to the dentist’s and trust me, it was not entirely an appeasing one. The screaming machines, the many tools on the dentist’s tray, the almost blinding lights and … Continue reading Let’s Talk About Dental Health. #WOHD16Ug
On Wednesday, Reproductive Health Uganda(RHU) visited Makerere University and Mitchell Hall to be specific to teach and create awareness about the availability, proper use, and benefits of using emergency contraceptives. For many years now, Emergency Contraceptives(ECs) have been regarded as … Continue reading The Issue Of Emergency Contraceptives.