BULAMBULI- Floods have ravaged five sub-counties in Bulambuli district, leaving over 680 households and pit latrines submerged by water hence forcing families to resort to open defecation.
HOIMA- The Government, with support from the World Health Organisation (WHO) is conducting a campaign to vaccinate more than 360,000 people against cholera in six hotspot areas of Hoima district.
The US government has announced a $408m budget support to Uganda’s HIV prevention and treatment effort.
The cost of conservation and climate change has been felt by forest dwelling communities who were displaced to set up two national parks, Bwindi and Mt. Elgon.
The US, through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), has earmarked $75m (sh274b) towards improving food and nutrition security in Karamoja sub-region.
KAMPALA - The Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO), a UN agency, has stepped in to save Bugoma forest from being depleted by an influx of refugees, who are cutting the trees for firewood and for
Over 500 acres of maize and 14 of cassava in Akumoi parish Pingire sub-county in Serere district have been affected by a strange disease.
KAMPALA - Whereas poverty has increased in the country in the last four years, northern Uganda is the only region that has recorded a decrease, according to the Uganda Bureau of Statistics (UBOS).
A newly released report indicates that a quarter (25%) of expectant mothers in Katakwi district are delivered by unskilled birth attendants.
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