Mental Health Rehab from Hell – Part IV

Ms. Desire Lavigne Karakire's testimony, shared on her Facebook wall on 11th July 2020 We remained locked up for extended periods against our will, up to five or six months for some patients. If one acted out or became too vocal about their rights and the rights of others, they were threatened with extended stays… Continue reading Mental Health Rehab from Hell – Part IV

Mental Health Rehab From Hell – PART III

Ms. Desire Lavigne Karakire's testimony, shared on her Facebook wall on 11th July 2020 A part-time Psychiatrist visited African Retreat Centre (ARC) once a week on Wednesdays from Butabika Hospital, stayed for two hours from three o'clock to five o'clock, spending only about ten minutes on each patient, leaving many unseen for several weeks. She… Continue reading Mental Health Rehab From Hell – PART III

Mental Health Rehab from Hell – Part II

Ms. Desire Lavigne Karakire's testimony, shared on her Facebook wall on 11th July 2020 I wasn't given medical attention then (while incarcerated at the Africa Retreat Center (ARC), I attempted suicide and swallowed glass), and three weeks later when I began to bleed from the rectum with every bowel movement, I wasn't allowed to see… Continue reading Mental Health Rehab from Hell – Part II

Mental Health Rehab from Hell – Part I

Ms. Desire Lavigne Karakire's testimony, shared on her facebook wall on 11th July 2020 We pulled up into the gate and my sister's kids came running behind the car to meet us. I pushed open the passenger door. The little one jumped into my lap. I held her head into my chest affectionately, unable to… Continue reading Mental Health Rehab from Hell – Part I

Quality of Maternity Care Service in Uganda

During the height of the insurgency in Northern Uganda, 1992 to 2008, with funding support from its partners, Canadian Physicians for Aid and Relief (CPAR) constructed 14 Maternal Health Centres and donated to them to the respective district local governments to own and to manage in accessing services to the people of Northern Uganda. Among… Continue reading Quality of Maternity Care Service in Uganda

Tuberculosis on the rise in Uganda

Dr Stavia Turyahabwe, Programme Manager, Uganda National Tuberculosis and Leprosy Control Programme, agreed with research findings of CPAR Uganda’s investigation into pulmonary tuberculosis (TB) in Uganda, which found that TB is on the increase in Uganda. This was revealed in a story: “Tuberculosis on the rise in northern Uganda,” which was published on 20th July… Continue reading Tuberculosis on the rise in Uganda