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Market vendors cold as COVID-19 research lists them most-at-risk populations

With her one-year-old baby stuck on the breast, Ritah Nakamya rises from a wooden stool behind her tomatoes, carrots and onions stall, to attend to me. Nakamya is one of the vendors in Kalerwe, an often crowded fresh foods market in Kampal…

COVID-19: A double tragedy for women and girls in refugee settlements

Meli, a single mother of seven, now grows vegetables in her backyard to make ends meet. She says this is the most difficult time they have faced as they try to find enough food to feed their families

No schools, no blood: How C0vid-19 closure has worsened shortage

Blood transfusions are a strong pillar in modern medicine and they have saved the lives of countless people. Women with pregnancy-related complications need donated blood more than all other groups, except children below the age of five. Dr…

COVID-19: A double tragedy for women and girls in refugee settlements

Meli, a single mother of seven, now grows vegetables in her backyard to make ends meet. She says this is the most difficult time they have faced as they try to find enough food to feed their families

Covid-19: How the lockdown affected mental health services

On July 2, Hussein Walugembe came to the end of his life’s journey. On the fateful day, the 20-year-old entered Masaka Central Police Station in Masaka City, which is 130km from Kampala City and doused himself with petrol he had carried in…

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