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Uganda Turns 60: A Look Back at a Country’s Progress

Uganda gained its independence 60 years ago and for that we need to celebrate however we cannot celebrate our independence without asking the question as to whether the right to health in Uganda is not shadowed by neocolonialism. Our health funding mostly depends on the donor aid which only further hurts the right to health because it is character specific […]

Suicide Prevention in Uganda: A Growing Crisis Among Young People

Suicide rates have been steadily rising worldwide, but they’re growing at particularly rapid rates in certain regions of the world, including Africa. In Uganda, suicide rates have gone up by as much as 30% in recent years, and the country now ranks among the top 10 countries in Africa with the highest suicide rates. Young people are particularly susceptible to […]

Why Africans are Rejecting the Covid-19 Vaccine

Since the mid-20th century, millions of Africans have died from diseases such as smallpox, polio, diphtheria, and tetanus—diseases that used to be commonplace in the developing world. However, while these diseases have been virtually eradicated in Europe and North America, they continue to ravage the continent of Africa. In an effort to curb the spread of these diseases once and […]

How Cyberbullying Impacts Mental Health

Depression A study found that cyberbullying is directly linked to an increased likelihood of depression. The main reason is that cyberbullying victims often cannot bear the continuous burden of online bullying. Moreover, in the long run, depression also could increase the risk of getting a number of diseases. erode self-esteem People who have been abused online can become doubting themselves […]