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May 26th, 2015

Uganda’s battle against Tuberculosis hindered by limited health resources and HIV co infection

Tuberculosis (TB) is a curable and preventable disease yet in 2013,  4,100 Ugandans died from TB infection and 7,200 from TB- HIV co infection. With 60 000 new cases expected to occur annually, there have been on-going efforts both at the national and international level to reduce the incidence and mortality rates of TB infection....

May 22nd, 2015

HART Weekly News Round Up (22/05/2015): Rohingya Refugee Crisis, and other stories from around the world

  Rohingya refugees fleeing persecution in Burma by boat have made international headlines this week. Petitions for ASEAN members and the international community to take action and end the humanitarian crisis for the refugees stranded at sea have been partially successful. ...

December 3rd, 2014

HART Winter 2014 Newsletter

HART’s Winter Newsletter has been released today! For this edition, we asked our partners for their reflections on 2014, and their hopes for the coming year. This newsletter is full of their remarkable stories, achievements and ideas....

October 9th, 2014

Thoughts on conflict and forgiveness in Northern Uganda

“You have killed me for no reason, I even knew you.” – Ugandan youth describing his flashbacks (Veale, A., Stavrou A. 2003, p46) Last week’s public appeal by NGOs and Ugandan leaders for better funded reintegration programmes for returning Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA) soldiers made me think about what it is like to live in a deeply conflict-affected society, such as Uganda....

April 1st, 2014

HART Spring 2014 Newsletter

HART’s Spring Newsletter for 2014 has been released today! You can download your copy just below. Featured in this issue: – An update on the continuing conflict and growing humanitarian crisis in South Sudan, where over a million people have been displaced since December 2013....

September 12th, 2013

This Immoral Trade: A Book Review By Freya Dodd

As the lights glistened in the Olympic stadium, independent athlete Guor Marial was transported back to memories of his ‘life on the run’. Captured at the age of seven by Misseriya Arab tribesmen from Western Sudan in 1993, Guor was taken to Muglad to work as a slave and was kept in dire conditions....

August 27th, 2013

‘This Immoral Trade: Slavery In The 21st Century’ : Updated And Extended Edition By Baroness (Caroline) Cox and Others

 

If slavery is to be abolished in the twenty-first century, we must first break the bonds of ignorance, silence, interest, ideology, complacency and complicity.”    

Baroness (Caroline) Cox

  Following the widely acclaimed first edition (2006) marking the bicentenary of William Wilberforce’s parliamentary achievement in abolishing the slave trade in the British Empire, this second edition reminds us that we must continue to challenge this immoral practice. ...

August 12th, 2013

HART Annual Review 2012

HART’s Annual Review and Financial Statements for 2012 are now available! They include updates from our partners around the world as well as information on our advocacy work. The reports can be downloaded below....

July 31st, 2013

Update: PAORINHER’s work in Uganda

PAORINHER is HART’s partner in Uganda, a rehabilitation centre that works with HIV infected and affected children. They are especially remarkable as they only focus on children which they support by providing food, medicine and, if necessary, shelter, and also work towards reducing the stigma attached to HIV positive children....
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