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Bidibidi On Ebola Prevention

Bidibidi On Ebola Prevention

BY RITAH KABANYORO Uganda has been on high alert since the start of the Ebola outbreak in DRC in August 2018. More than 2,000 cases of the highly contagious virus have been recorded, including 1,357 deaths, in eastern DRC’s North Kivu and Ituri provinces. On 11…

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Money On Your Mind But What Is In Your Mind?

Money On Your Mind But What Is In Your Mind?

By Ibembe Anthea More popular than it should be in all societies across the globe, is the stigma around mental health and inadvertently the dishonesty about it. The suppression of and redirection of efforts from…

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How Making Reusable Pads Is Helping Women In Bidibidi

How Making Reusable Pads Is Helping Women In Bidibidi

By Cynthia Rukundo What became a sanitary pad for 28 year old Betty Tabu as she journeyed to Uganda three years ago from South Sudan was a piece of cloth. “On my way to Uganda,…

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While HIV/AIDS rates among refugees decline in Bidibidi settlement, positive refugees struggle due to lack of food

While HIV/AIDS rates among refugees decline in Bidibidi settlement, positive refugees struggle due to lack of food

Many people living with HIV resist telling their life experience after contraction, while others develop drug resistance due to worries on how to survive on the medication without support. The dreams and visions were endless…

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Drama as a cure for trauma to refugee children

Drama as a cure for trauma to refugee children

The conflict that spread into South Sudan on the borders of northern Uganda left hundreds of thousands of South Sudanese to seek refuge in Uganda.In December 2016, the Ugandan government created Bidibidi refugee settlement in…

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AN ALTERNATIVE  MEDICATION FOR UGANDANS.

AN ALTERNATIVE MEDICATION FOR UGANDANS.

by vivian aita Ceragem Uganda introduces a massaging machine that can totally and naturally heal all kinds of problems that originate from the malfunctioning of the spinal cord. Ceragem is a  company that was birthed…

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TEACHING CHILDREN LIVING WITH MENTAL DISABILITIES IN LIFE SKILLS

TEACHING CHILDREN LIVING WITH MENTAL DISABILITIES IN LIFE SKILLS

By Ruth Kiruta Teaching children in Uganda does not necessarily mean one should master thealphabet. Some children with mental disabilities in Uganda do not have the ability to reach the same level of education as…

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Gifted Hands Network To Train Visually Impaired Women In Diagnosing Breast Cancer

Gifted Hands Network To Train Visually Impaired Women In Diagnosing Breast Cancer

By PATRICIA TAREMWA and YVONNE NJUNA Allen Namale was heading home one evening from work when she was attacked by an unknown person who poured her acid on her face and parts of her arm.…

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