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Topic: Uganda

April 1st, 2016

News Round Up 1/4/16

News from HART
  • The shortlist for the HART Prize for Human Rights has been chosen! Thank you to all entrants who participated – we have thoroughly enjoyed the broad spectrum and extremely high quality of your work ranging from art and essays to documentaries and musical compositions.

March 11th, 2016

HART News Round-up 11/03/16

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  • This week, we have been celebrating Mother’s Day and International Women’s Day by publishing blog posts written by interns and HART Ambassadors on the themes of maternal health and gender equality. Click here to read the full blog series – more blogs to come at the weekend!

March 11th, 2016

Gender equality and unsafe abortion in Uganda

As part of our Mother’s Day and International Women’s Day blog series, HART Ambassador, Sophie Kleanthous writes on gender equality and unsafe abortion in Uganda.  I was first made aware of the complicated abortion regulations and procedures in Africa when I was volunteering for my Amnesty International Society at my University....

March 3rd, 2016

#UgandaDecides: Perspectives on Uganda’s elections

A lack of transparency and independence punctuated the Ugandan general election which took place on 18th February 2016. The incumbent president, Yoweri Museveni, has been in power for over 30 years now, since 1986, and faced his most difficult election this year....

February 19th, 2016

HART News Round-up 19/02/16

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February 12th, 2016

HART News Round-up 12/2/16

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February 9th, 2016

Uganda’s palliative care – a global model for the provision of quality ‘end of life’ care for all

Guest blogger, Talia Augustine, discusses palliative care in Uganda and how one organisation is working to change attitudes towards terminal illness. (Image above: An elderly patient with chronic debilitating back pain receives a bottle of liquid morphine during a home visit from a representative of Hospice Africa Uganda) After learning about Hospice Africa Uganda through my global health studies I felt, and still feel, a great respect and admiration for the health workers and volunteers who strive to provide high quality end of life care (EoLC) to all Ugandans in need....

February 5th, 2016

HART News Round-up 5/2/16

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January 29th, 2016

HART News Round-up 29/01/16

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January 8th, 2016

HART Weekly News Round-up 8/1/2016

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