COVID19 Pandemic Lesson 1: What Many Call Home

What many who live in the urban centres of Uganda call home is a one or two roomed house that is located in a congested “affordable area”; essentially slum-like conditions. The rooms, generally, being about five meters by five meters in size. It should be note that the average population size of a household in… Continue reading COVID19 Pandemic Lesson 1: What Many Call Home

Marathons I Will Not Run

How does “dancing for the LORD” or dancing Zumba, Kona Dance and learning insanity and self-defense skills deal with the root reasons as to why Pallisa Hospital was never maintained in the first place and now needs charity to renovate? Who did not do their job? Who squandered the resources?

Capacity to Test for TB in North Uganda

“We must always advise our people to go for TB testing the way we talk about HIV,” recommended a Greater Northern Uganda respondent of CPAR Uganda Ltd’s qualitative investigation into tuberculosis (TB) in Uganda. Click here  to download and read the 5-page PDF of CPAR Uganda’s fifth TB research findings briefing which covers: The need… Continue reading Capacity to Test for TB in North Uganda

Letter to Bebe Cool, TB Ambassador

I am among those Ugandans who are honoured to be actively contributing to the fight against TB in Uganda and I would like to bring to your attention the work of our organisation, CPAR Uganda Ltd, and in particular our research findings on TB in Uganda.

Research Findings on Tubeculosis Prevalence in Northern Uganda

"For me I had tuberculosis (TB) and I was not even suspecting it. You know in this lifestyle of ours and also smoking. I would think that may be this cough is coming on and off. Sometimes there would be general body weakness, you are down, and you are coughing. Until I went for that… Continue reading Research Findings on Tubeculosis Prevalence in Northern Uganda