On June 5, 1981, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) reported a cluster of cases of pneumocystis pneumonia, a very rare condition, in five men in Los Angeles. This was the discovery of a new disease that would be called AIDS. The earliest recognized AIDS case in Uganda was diagnosed in 1982, in Kenya 1983,Continue reading “A brief epidemiological triad of the HIV epidemic.”
All over the globe shisha smoking is fast growing among different age brackets. Shisha smoking is also known as water pipe, hookah and Narghile smoking. Shisha use has been reported to be increasing among youths in African major cities. Its use is documented to result in health effects such as lung cancer, cardiovascular and respiratoryContinue reading “Don’t Let Tobacco Take your Breath Away: Health impact of Smoking Shisha on University Undergraduate Students.”
On March 11th 2020 the World Health Organisation declared COVID-19 a pandemic. Taking preemptive measures President Yoweri Museveni issued a set of measures to curb the spread of of the virus and included a directive banning all flights in and out of the country, temporary closure of schools, colleges, religious gatherings and public gatherings. OnContinue reading “Impact of COVID-19 on Sexual Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR) in Uganda.”
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