COVID-19: Health Journalists Network in Uganda Science Media Café

Edited by Esther Nakkazi and compiled by Evelyn Lirri On March 18th, the Health Journalists Network in Uganda (HEJNU) held a media science Café titled; The COVID-19 Pandemic: Interlinkage between HIV and COVID-19 virus. About 40 journalists attended this Café which gave an insight to COVID-19 a disease many of the journalists were yet to learn about. The Key speakers…

Status of Uganda’s National Sexuality Education

By Esther Nakkazi  Uganda is experiencing significant sexual and reproductive health challenges like high teenage pregnancy, early marriages, HIV and gender-based violence in schools.  The National Sexuality Education Framework was developed in response to the urgent need for a National Policy Framework on Sexuality Education and Development and dissemination of related materials.  The Health Journalists…

Science café: New and innovative strategies adopted to fight against HIV / AIDS.

Implementing Partner: Health Journalists Network in Uganda (HEJNU) Sponsor: UNFPA Reporting period: December 2017 HEJNU: New strategies on combating HIV / AIDS ACTIVITY: Science café to facilitate dissemination of information concerning the new and innovative strategies that can be adopted in the fight against HIV / AIDS. ACTIVITY DESCRIPTION:   The activity was a science…

Science Café : HIV Prevention -Jinja

Name of person responsible /Facilitator: Esther Nakkazi  Café Name/Title: HIV Prevention Sponsor: AVAC  Speaker’s name Dr. Bernard Kikaire; Uganda Virus Research Institute Patricia Magoba; Aids Orphans Education Trust Edmund Tayebwa; The Aids Support Organization (TASO) The speakers came from the Uganda Virus Research Institute, The Aids Support Organization, and the Aids Orphans Education Trust. Date…

Science Café : HIV Prevention – Masaka

Name of person responsible /Facilitator: Esther Nakkazi  Café Name/Title: HIV Prevention  Speaker’s name Freddie Mukasa Kibengo; MRC/UVRI&LSHTM UGANDA RESEARCH UNIT VINCENT BASAJJA: MRC/UVRI&LSHTM UGANDA RESEARCH UNIT SYLVIA KUSEMERERWA; MRC/UVRI&LSHTM UGANDA RESEARCH UNIT Date Cafe held: June 20, 2018 Café objectives (The learning objectives should be tailored for each specific café) To enlighten more about Prep…

Science cafe report: Teenage pregnancies

ACTIVITY REPORT CP Component: RH Family planning Sponsor: UNFPA Implementing Partner: Health Journalists Network in Uganda (HEJNU) Reporting period: November 2016 HEJNU: Undertake behavioural change communication /Teenage pregnancies ACTIVITY:  Science café to facilitate dissemination of information concerning the challenges of Teenage pregnancies to the public through various media houses. ACTIVITY DESCRIPTION:   The activity was…

Science café; Menstrual hygiene

ACTIVITY REPORT Facilitator: Esther Nakkazi Implementing Partner: Health Journalists Network in Uganda (HEJNU) Reporting period: March 2016 HEJNU: Undertake behavioral change communication / Menstrual Hygiene   ACTIVITY: Science café to facilitate dissemination of information concerning Menstrual Hygiene to the public through various media houses. ACTIVITY DESCRIPTION:    This activity was a science café held as…

Science Café report: Prep at Kagote health centre IV

Name of person responsible /Facilitator: Esther Nakkazi  Café Name/Title: HIV Prevention Sponsor: AVAC Organized: Health Journalists Network in Uganda  Speaker’s names: DR. Emmanuel Mugisa HIV TESTING STAFF/ PMTCT Coordinator; Baylor- Uganda  Kakwezi Henry, Nurse, Kagote Health Center II  Katusabe Beatrice; User, Kagote Health Center II Date Cafe held: June 21, 2018 Café objectives (The learning…