When Dr. Kiiza Besigye, one of the presidential aspirants in the recently concluded 2016 elections visited Abim Hospital, the state of the hospital caught the attention of many Ugandans.
Malaria is a preventable and curable disease, but it continues to persist because of problems in controlling and eradicating mosquito malaria vectors.
Scientists in California have deployed a gene editing technique to create a new strain of mosquitoes that can spread malaria-blocking genes across a wider population via procreation – and hopefully eliminate a disease that threatens 3.2 billion people worldwide.
One of the most exciting quotes I enjoyed during my high school History lessons was Napoleon’s remarkable quote about sleep. When Napoleon Bonaparte was asked how many hours of sleep a person should have each night, he replied “six for a man, seven for a woman, and eight for a fool.”
I have said it before and I will say it again. The role of mothers cannot go unnoticed. Here is a story of a woman who stood against all oddds to save her baby. This is our first born. When I was seven months pregnant, I went for antenatal check-up. The nurse told me that I needed to deliver from a good hospital. I talked to my husband about it. This is how he responded.
1st December is that time of the year when we come to celebrate the World AIDS day. Many interventions have been put in place but the statistics are more worrying.
Taking a mid-day snooze from your freetime lunch hour doesn’t just have the power to revive – it could reduce blood pressure and prevent a future heart attack.