March 18, 2020

The Cost of Hunger In Uganda

KAMPALA – Uganda loses some UGS 1.8 trillion (US$899 million) annually – as much as 5.6 per cent of its Gross Domestic Product – due to […]
March 18, 2020

2017 Global Nutrition Report – Nourishing the SDGs

A better nourished world is a better world. Yet the 2017 Global Nutrition Report shows that, despite the significant steps the world has taken towards improving […]
March 18, 2020

Uganda Nutrition Action Plan 2015-2019

The Government of the Republic of Uganda recognizes malnutrition and stunting as a serious public health challenge. It is estimated that 54% of the working population […]

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April 11, 2020

Authorities must tackle fake news to curtail the unnecessary excessive fear of Coronavirus

By Richard Baguma – Coordinator, Uganda Health Communication Alliance The struggle to roll back the onslaught of COVID-19 must tackle fake news which is fueling excessive […]
March 30, 2020

Eggplants and garden eggs: A healthy combination

By Beatrice Nakibuuka Often confused with garden eggs, eggplants are a purple vegetable with a shiny skin. Garden eggs depending on the variety can be green, […]
March 30, 2020

Ways to boost your immunity against coronavirus

By IRENE ABALO OTTO Health experts say the human immune system consists of a complex collection of cells, processes and chemicals that enable the body fight […]

March 30, 2020

COVID-19 and Nutrition

The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic will have lasting effects on people and their nutrition, healthcare, economies and food systems in all corners of the world. This also […]
March 30, 2020

UN launches global humanitarian response plan to COVID-19 pandemic

UN launches USD2 billion global humanitarian response to fight COVID-19 in 51 countries across South America, Africa, the Middle East and Asia NEW YORK, 25 March […]