The ones we’ve lost: Why more children are taking their lives
A surge in mental health issues, academic stress, and the effects of the Covid-19 lockdown, which kept Ugandan schools closed for the longest period of time in the world, are having a devastating effect on learners
WHO releases first data on the global vaccine market since COVID-19
Lower-income countries have struggled to access critical vaccines – such as against COVID-19 in 2021 and cervical cancer vaccine – that are in demand by wealthier countries.
‘Leap forward’ in tailored cancer medicine
People with untreatable cancers have had their immune systems redesigned to attack their own tumors.
First Ebola death confirmed in Jinja
Samples from a patient who died on Friday at Buwenge Health Center IV in Jinja District have tested positive for Ebola.
Lab-grown blood given to people in a world-first clinical trial
Blood that has been grown in a laboratory has been put into people in a world-first clinical trial, UK researchers say.
Ebola fight draws govt, donors apart
There is concern that the uncoordinated interventions between the donors and government may further spread the deadly disease.
Rabies: Symptoms, causes, and treatment
If left to progress to the symptom stage, rabies will inevitably result in death
Govt urged to activate HIV trust fund as donors cut back cash
Professor PLO Lumumba a Pan-Africanist has called on the government to activate the HIV/AIDS trust fund to end reliance on dwindling funding from development partners
How to use nicotine replacement therapy to quit cigarettes
Nicotine lozenges are similar to the lozenges you may take for sore throat and are meant to be sucked on slowly like hard candy
Vitamin C deficiency: Understanding the causes, symptoms, and treatment of scurvy
Also known as ascorbic acid, vitamin C is one of the most important vitamins for your body. It is essential for developing your immune system, thus helping to fight infections and diseases, and heal wounds.