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THE INTERNATIONAL DAY OF EDUCATION

THE INTERNATIONAL DAY OF EDUCATION. Education is a right for every child all around the world and it’s for the public good. In 2022, the theme of the international day of education will be „Changing Course, Transforming Education“. It is celebrated on the 24th of January every year. The United Nations General Assembly in 2018 adopted a resolution…

NATIONAL POLIO VACCINATION CAMPAIGN 18 Jan

NATIONAL POLIO VACCINATION CAMPAIGN

The national Polio vaccination campaign was a three-day campaign aimed at reaching out to all children below the age of five. The target was to immunize 8.8 million children likewise to reach out to those who missed routine immunization.  This exercise started on the 14th of January, 2021, and ended on the 16th which was…

TOBACCO 12 Jan

TOBACCO

Tobacco according to the National Institute on Drug Abuse is a plant grown for its leaves which are dried and fermented before being put in tobacco products. The World Health Organization identifies tobacco as the leading cause of preventable deaths in the world. Close to 8 million people die around the world every year because…

CERVICAL CANCER 07 Jan

CERVICAL CANCER

Cervical cancer develops in women’s cervix (this is the entrance to the uterus from the vagina). According to the World Health Organization, almost all cervical cancer cases (99%) are linked to infection with high / risk human papillomaviruses (HPV). It is an extremely common virus transmitted through sexual contact. Cervical cancer is ranked fourth most…

REOPENING OF SCHOOLS.

The dream has come true after the announcement of the reopening of schools. Everyone is getting ready teachers, school owners, parents, and students. Reopening of schools but who is going back? After two years of closure, schools are to be opened up in Uganda on the 10th of January 2022. The president of Uganda confirmed…

MALNUTRITION 27 Dez

MALNUTRITION

  The World Health Organization defines malnutrition as “deficiencies, excesses, or imbalances in a person’s intake of energy and/or nutrients”. The National Health Services of the United Kingdom refers to malnutrition as „poor nutrition“. There is something in common here, based on those two definitions and that is food. The food in question is available…

CHRISTMAS DAY 24 Dez

CHRISTMAS DAY

Christmas day is when we celebrate the birth of Jesus Christ around the world on the 25th of December every year. Both religious and cultural people celebrate it around the world. It’s preceded by the season of advent that initiates the season of Christmastide which historically in the West lasts twelve days. Isaiah 9:6 –…

MENSTRUATION HYGIENE 15 Dez

MENSTRUATION HYGIENE

Menstruation hygiene refers to the access to menstrual hygiene products to absorb or collect the flow of blood during menstruation, privacy to change the materials, and access to facilities to dispose of used menstrual management materials. Menstruation refers to the monthly shedding of the lining of a woman’s uterus. It is also known as the…

RAPE 14 Dez

RAPE

Rape is something that many people make fun of every day mostly men. They feel that in some way or the other they have won over the girl. Cases of rape in Uganda keep on rising day by day. Some are reported and some are not. Authorities are corrupted not to hear the cases so…