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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Date: Sunday, February 10, 2013 – 22:45 Theme: “DISEASE ERADICATION: What will it take?” On 9 November 2012, the World Medical Association and World Veterinary Association signed a collaborative One HealthMemorandum of Understanding in Bangkok, Thailand. In light of the above, the Uganda Medical Association (UMA), the Uganda Veterinary Association (UVA) and their international and local partners will hold a One Health conference in Kampala 14-16 February 2013 at Hotel Africana. This is the first
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Date: Thursday, February 14, 2013 – 01:30 Theme: Promoting “Preventive Health” Health Journalism Network Uganda (HEJNU) is happy to welcome journalists across Uganda to the 3rd Health Journalism Conference. The conference which attracted journalists with keen interest in health reporting was held under the theme, promoting preventive health. Over 80 Journalists from different media houses throughout the country convened at the Kampala Imperial Royale Hotel for four days (12-15 February) to deliberate with scientists, researchers
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