Solutions journalism and HEJNU Training

SCIENCE AFRICA AND HEJNU REPORT ON SOLUTION JOURNALISM TRAINING 1. Name of the training: Covid-19 Solution Journalism Training  Program Sponsor: Science Africa.   Venue:  Fairway Hotel, Kampala Uganda  Dates: 25th  and 26th  October , 2021 Duration total: 2 Days 2.  Background and Objective of the Training:  The two-days training brought together 20 journalists to enhance their…

Health workers call for increased HIV prevention methods roll out

By Malik Fahad in Masaka Health workers plead for more uptake of HIV/Aids prevention measures. Researchers and health workers in greater Masaka region have embarked on a campaign to mobilize people to increase uptake of HIV/AIDS prevention methods. Led by Dr. Jonathan Kitonsa an HIV/AIDS Researcher at Medical Research Center (MRC) Masaka center, says that…

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…