A Global Call for Equitable Preparedness: stopping epidemics before they become pandemics

In a collaborative effort spanning across continents, experts and researchers worldwide have united in a compelling plea for a new paradigm to enhance the global capability to swiftly research, develop, and manufacture critical tools such as diagnostics, vaccines, and treatments for combating epidemics. Their collective voice resonates as the Intergovernmental Negotiating Body convenes to address…

IRCU Opts for Spiritual-based Counselling to Tame Stigma, Diseases

The Inter-Religious Council of Uganda (IRCU) has launched an initiative to involve religious leaders in addressing the challenges of stigma and discrimination related to various diseases, including HIV/AIDS. Charles Sserwanja, the Head of Public Health and Social Services at IRCU, has stated that the campaign aims to empower religious leaders from different denominations to directly…

Ugandan Surgeons To Extend Free Medical Services through Surgical Camp in Lango Region

In a proactive effort to address Uganda’s pressing healthcare challenges, the Association of Surgeons of Uganda is teaming up with professionals from various medical fields including Anaesthesia, Nursing, and Laboratory to organize a surgical camp. This event, scheduled to unfold in the Lango sub-region from September 10th to 15th, indicates a commitment to a comprehensive…

Mukono Health Director Accused of Annexing District Youth Centre Land

A controversy has arisen in Mukono Municipality involving Dr Anthony Kkonde, the Health Director, who is alleged to have encroached upon land that previously housed the District Community Youth Centre. The centre, established in the early 1990s and encompassing Kyaggwe Social Centre, a resource facility initiated in 1995 through funding from Nanji Kalidas Metha, has…

inDrive Revolutionizes Ride-Hailing in Lesotho with Innovative Fare Negotiation Model

Leading the way in mobility and urban services innovation, inDrive (https://inDrive.com) has officially introduced its ride-hailing service in Lesotho, marking a significant stride in the company’s Southern Africa expansion. Challenging the norms of conventional ride-hailing platforms, inDrive introduces a groundbreaking concept where drivers and passengers collaboratively set their own fares, breaking free from the confines…

Medical Miracle Unfolds as Rare Ectopic Pregnancy Case Leads to Unprecedented Surgical Success

In an astonishing medical journey, Scovia Aciro, a 25-year-old mother of three from Ayweri village in Gulu District, found herself embroiled in an intricate medical puzzle when she discovered her pregnancy almost two months after initial tests failed to detect her condition. The narrative of her experience underscores the intricacies and triumphs of medical diagnosis…