Curing ignorance about TB is a challenge

In 2016, CPAR Uganda had the privilege to conduct qualitative research on the tuberculosis (TB) pandemic in Uganda. As we prepared our data collection tools and made determinations of our research maps - population for our study and the sample of study respondents, our attention was drawn to learning that we had prior taken for… Continue reading Curing ignorance about TB is a challenge

Video: TB in Uganda

“It is where she was working as a maid for Indians that is where she got the problem. When you are cooking their food you have to put a lot of chillies in it,” explained a mother of how she believes her teenage daughter got infected with pulmonary tuberculosis (TB). This was April 2017, during… Continue reading Video: TB in Uganda

Culture shouldn’t be ignored in Covid-19 vaccination

Young people who went to get vaccinated in Lira City said that the rooms in which the vaccine is administered have no privacy - it’s like a hall with over 20 people and you can find men bare-chested as they unbuttoned their shirts to receive the injection on their shoulder. This is bad. The hospital… Continue reading Culture shouldn’t be ignored in Covid-19 vaccination