Health Actualization

Let the Campaign To Kick Infections out of Toilets Begin

By Dr. Linda Lilian As World Toilet day comes back to the fore this year. It is important that one of the challenges most women and girls face is addressed. That is infections picked off contaminated toilet sits. The rate of infections has gone up in recent years yet the…

WHAT IS DRIVING UGANDAN CHILDREN TO SUICIDE

2022 began and is ending with stories of children committing suicide in Uganda. The stories run in the mainstream news media. One of those stories was run on the Uganda Police Force portal indicating the suicide death of 11 year old Arafat Kasule a Primary 4 pupil at Kabira UMEA…

OOPs..an incomplete menstrual campaign

Many NGOs and activists have emerged over the years around the menstrual hygiene health component and a lot of emphasis is put on what is important; that is the menstrual pad. It is all about how blood flows and soaks or soils leaving the girl child or woman in a…

Re-awakening The Focus For Menstrual Health Campaign In Uganda

Menstruation is a vital part of a woman that crowns her reproductive potential and yet it ensues a charge of uncertainty that society shrouds in the possibility of humiliation. In 2014 working under the Network for Water and Sanitation I developed a campaign to promote Menstrual Hygiene Management in Uganda.…

UTIs On The Toilet Seat, a Major Hazard For Women In Uganda

When the genitals itch and the passage of urine is frequent but awful. Then the possibility of a Urinary Tract Infections is evident. It comes with discomfort, odour and also disorganizes the health body mode. Yet sit on toilets remain popular in toilet shared public zones, offices, restaurants, school and…

The Hippocratic Oath or Hypocrites Oath

The Hippocratic Oath or Hypocrites Oath The COVID pandemic may have finally exposed the level of hypocrisy in medical practice. The Ugandan case indicates hospitals charging up to 126 million Ugandan shillings for the release of a patient or corpse. Just like all medical practitioners, worldwide Ugandan medical practitioners take…

MENSTRUAL MANAGEMENT AS HYGIENE, HEALTH AND HARMONY

Beyond Menstruation is the much needed effort for hygiene, health and Harmony to be established. A girl and every woman needs to have an environment that appreciates menstruation as a natural healthy pattern that requires social, physical, infrastructural, medical and emotional support. It starts with the blood discharge and the…