Getting Up And Staying Passionate

By Eleanor Mirembe I have recently taken up jogging/running. I know, no big deal here, but let me put that decision into context for you. I am no runner. None of my family members are particularly athletic and as much as I am into sports and play rugby occasionally, I am no long distance runner. […]

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Medical Crisis In Uganda

By Zerida Mponye So I read an article a couple weeks ago on The Independent’s website from Dr. Ian Clarke who allegedly said that Ugandans were partly to blame for the collapse of the medical system. The article said that Ugandans do not trust their own medical system and, therefore, end up running abroad for medical care, […]

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Obstetric Fistula: Plight of African Women

By Vivienne Amijee  Obstetric Fistula is a medical condition which occurs when a hole develops between the rectum and vagina or bladder and vagina. Signs and symptoms Flatulence, urinary or fecal incontinence. Foul-smelling vaginal discharge. Repeated vaginal or urinary tract infections. Irritation or pain in the vagina. Pain during sexual activity. Women who go through […]

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