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The Past of My Future
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What Uganda needs to achieve the much needed demographic dividend
On
the 11th July, 2015, Uganda Celebrated World Population day, an event hosted in
Sembabule district.  The Global Theme
was: “Vulnerable Populations in Emergencies”, and local theme was Prioritizing
Community Transformation: Addressing the needs of Vulnera...
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The World May Not be ready for its Next Epidemic
By
Sam Agona By
1918 as the Great War (World War 1) was ending, men got out of deep trenches
where living conditions could not be imagined to get any worse. Something
flared up as benevolent as any other cold, the influenza pandemic was breaking
out, and by...
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Understanding Uganda’s MDG Progress
By Sam Agona This year 2015 marks the end of MDGs implementation. Recognisable success has been hit on all the eight goals however there is still a lot to be done to continue with progress as well as sustaining what have so far been achieved. For a Global H...
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Tobacco! Why continue growing?
After WHO reporting that non
communicable disease will be the leading cause of death in low and middle
income countries such as Uganda by 2030 (currently at 4.9 million deaths
annually from a cigarette smoking population of 1.1 billion) . Such a statistic c...
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A year after: Revisiting 2014 Ebola outbreak in West Africa
By Sam Agona It is one year since Ebola broke out in West Africa and this piece in the New Vision gives a view on state of the Health Systems in West Africa prior to the outbreak and how the response behaved.  An Ebola Care Centre
constructed in Liberia as ...
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Uganda’s journey in leveraging internet access through National Infrastructure backbone; but forgot the local citizen
By
Sam Agona                                                                                    In 2008 Uganda
launched the National Backbone Project under Ministry of ICT. This project
involved laying optic fiber cables interconnecting major towns around t...
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Why your favorite FM Radio Station suffers so much noise from “neighboring” Stations
With the opening up of the airwaves, almost all
major towns in Uganda have a local radio station of their own. Some towns
however have more than the others with Kampala peaking in number of radios 57
out of about 260 radio stations (Source:
UCC, 2011).     ...
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What next after 18 years of Universal Primary Education? Case: Uganda
By Sam Agona The last 20 years has seen the developing world trying to
leverage access to primary education. It increased literacy levels but might have just not achieved all desired.  The attached article examines Enrolment; Retention; Learning and Skillin...
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