A new HIV prevention initiative ‘panty condoms’ will be on the Ugandan market by October 2018 and offers a dual purpose towards safeguarding lives. Below is the link to the report from the science cafe. https://docs.google.com/document/d/17eaD9PHCUK_CqX-8IYVFQilntWu5PVboOsovghy7CHw/edit
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Many at times, we are stuck with no condom as the body agitates towards the ultimate point. Thus we give in to Sexually Transmitted Infections, unwanted pregnancies and so forth. The good news is that panty condoms could save the rush hour of the day. Speaking at 27th Science café held at Health Journalists Network in Uganda premises in Ntinda, Dr. Moses Muwonge, Director of Samasha Medical Foundation (SMF) demonstrated about the new innovation, panty
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      Facilitator   Esther Nakkazi     CaféTitle/ Topic PrEP and Microbicides: ARV-based prevention technologies in the wake of the CROI results and the implications for HIV prevention worldwide.     Location Kampala, Uganda   CaféObjectives     ·         Toprovidea platformfor engagementbetweenkeyjournalists andbiomedical HIV preventionscientists, programimplementers, advocates,policymakersetc.inUganda ·         Toprovidejournalists updatesonlatestdevelopments in researchonmicrobicidesandother newor emergingbiomedical HIVpreventionoptions   ·         Help journaliststogeneratestoryandfeaturesideason microbicidesandothernew oremergingbiomedicalHIV preventionoptions, critiquetheir work andengageinthought provokingdebate ·         Tolay thegroundworkforongoingdialogue amongstjournalists onscientific relatedtopicsandfindings, especiallyrelatedtoHIV
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Straight Talk Foundation (STF) steps up the game on advocating for the regulation of illicit Alcohol among the youth. Red Card campaign has strives to register success in teacher training, peer education, engagement with district and national level advocacy and provision of information on the dangers of underage alcohol consumption. Underage alcohol consumption exposes one to reckless antisocial behavior like drug abuse, having multiple sex partners that drive to easy spread of diseases. This year,
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  Facilitator     Esther Nakkazi   Location       Kampala, Uganda     Café topic     Medical Male circumcision as an HIV prevention tool. How much progress have we made?       Café Objectives ·         Toprovidea platformfor engagementbetweenkeyjournalists andbiomedical HIV preventionscientists, programimplementers, advocates,policymakersetc.inUganda ·         Toprovidejournalists updatesonlatestdevelopments in researchon newor emergingbiomedical HIVpreventionoptions   ·         Help journaliststogeneratestoryandfeaturesideason the new andemergingbiomedicalHIV preventionoptions, critiquetheir work andengageinthought provokingdebate ·         Tolay thegroundworkforongoingdialogue amongstjournalists onscientific relatedtopicsandfindings, especiallyrelatedtoHIV issues
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  Facilitator     Esther Nakkazi (Health Journalists Network In Uganda)   Location       Kampala, Uganda     Café topic     HIV prevention and research updates First café of 2017 and Participation   ·         This is the first Science Café held by the Health Journalists Network In Uganda in partnership with AVAC for 2017. ·         Science cafes bring together journalists from the print, broadcast and online platforms. ·         The participation was very
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Montreal, September 14, 2017 – Journalists based in Africa suffered from a lack of credible information during the West African Ebola viral epidemic in 2014, states a report published today by the World Federation of Science Journalists (WFSJ) in partnership with the Department of Journalism at Concordia University. “The report concludes that if better communication and access to credible information were in place, many deaths may have been avoided,” says Damien Chalaud, Executive Director of
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It is irritating for a patient to wait in long queues for medical care at health facility. Either this results into postponement of treatment or neglected attitude from the patient. Civil Society Community together with The Ministry of Health (MoH) has improvised Differentiated Service Delivery(DSD) models to improve on the quality and effective service delivery at health facilities. HIV Care and treat services will be brought closer to the people either at door to door
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Date: Thursday, July 16, 2015 (All day) Theme: Reproductive Health Seminar FREE RESEARCH SEMINAR AND WORKSHOP ON COVERING WOMEN’S REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH Speakers: Dr Daniel Murokora (Uganda Women’s Health Initiative) and Dr Eleanor Nakintu (Uganda Martyrs University & Nsambya Hospital), Rosanne Anholt, master student in public health at VU University Amsterdam, the Netherlands & Esther Nakkazi, founder & director of the Health Journalist Network in Uganda (HEJNU) Programme  Presentation on reproductive health issues in Uganda
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Date: Wednesday, March 4, 2015 – 13:30 The Health Journalists Network in Uganda (HEJNU) in partnership with the AIDS Vaccine Advocacy Coalition (AVAC) will hold its second Science Café today, Wednesday 4th February 2015 starting at 2-5 pm in Ntinda, Muteesa II Road. This second science café, will focus on ARV-based prevention in the wake of the CROI results. A lot of discussion will focus on the Partners Demo results that were released recently and
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