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ALLOW SCIENCE TO GUIDE IN TIMES OF EMERGING HEALTH CRISES, MINISTRY OF HEALTH WARN MP MUHAMMAD NSEREKO OVER POPULISM

MP MUHAMMAD NSEREKO BAPTISED MR GOOGLE SIR BY HIS SOCIAL MEDIA FOLLOWERS WHO SUPPORT HIS DEFENCE WITH GOOGLE NOT SCIENCE By Our Reporter A Ugandan Member of Parliament has steered debate over the price of testing kits for coronavirus to be 3 dollars and earned himself a nick name Mr …

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HAMMER ATTACK SURVIVOR THANKS MULAGO HOSPITAL FOR SAVING HER LIFE, POLICEMAN ARRESTED AT KATUNA BORDER

HAMMER ATTACK: 4 SUSPECTS INCLUDING A POLICEMAN NETTED AT KATUNA BORDER, TRANSFERRED TO KAMPALA Uganda Police Force has arrested 4 suspects including a policeman at Katuna border to assist with investigations regarding a hammer attack that left Kellen Rwengabo Tibehenderwa prominent business woman at Katuna border for “dead”. Brian Ampeire …

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REDUCE UNMET ACCESS TO FAMILY PLANNING METHODS FROM 28% CURRENTLY TO 10% BY 2020- PRESIDENT MUSEVENI

JOB CREATION WILL ENSURE GENDER EQUALITY- PRESIDENT MUSEVENI PLEDGES IN NAIROBI INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON POPULATION DEVELOPMENT (ICPD25) After 25 years since World Leaders met in Egypt In 1994, to articulate a bold vision regarding the relationship between population, development and Individual well-being, they meet again to strengthen the promise in …

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How much does the world trust vaccines?

Courtesy of ScieDev. Public trust in vaccination is on shaky ground. Earlier this year, the WHO named ‘vaccine hesitancy’ one of its top ten threats to global health, defining hesitancy as “the delay in acceptance or refusal of vaccines despite the availability of vaccination services”. Health experts fear that when people question …

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