Posts Tagged ‘ Uganda ’

Sexual & Reproductive Health and COVID-19: How the Lockdown is Affecting Uganda

Apr 28th, 2020 | By
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By Joshua Mirondo, youth writer for Transition Earth. The novel coronavirus, also known as COVID-19, is altering lives around the world.  Below is a closer look at how it is impacting Uganda, and peoples’ access to reproductive health. Uganda registered its first COVID-19 case on March 22nd, when a Ugandan citizen returned with the virus
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Locusts in Uganda: Was the Country Prepared?

Mar 20th, 2020 | By
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By Joshua Mironda, youth writer for Transition Earth. You may have heard that plagues of locusts have descended upon East Africa.  This is not a biblical story, but real life, with serious implications for people and nature. Here in Uganda, at the beginning of February, desert locusts invaded the country through its Amudat district and
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Integrating Reproductive Health into Climate Change Efforts

Apr 8th, 2018 | By
A peer educator carrying out a group session on condom use focusing on male involvement in family planning with students of UICT

By Joshua Mirondo, guest blogger for Transition Earth. Uganda is a very young country. Young people below the age of 30 constitute over 75% of the nation’s population and eight million are youth aged 15-30. About 25% of these are in institutions of higher learning like universities and vocational technical institutes. Research shows that almost
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The Connection Between Endangered Species and Family Planning

Jun 5th, 2017 | By
Alex Ngabirano of Conservation Through Public Health

By Suzanne York. A visit to southwestern Uganda makes it clear why Churchill deemed it the “pearl of Africa.” The lush greenery, the people, the animals all make it a delightful experience. Bwindi Impenetrable National Park in southwestern Uganda is aptly named – the forest is thick as far as the eye can see, and the
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