Nancy’s story; and a question of size


On New Year’s Eve we were approached by a young woman, Nancy. Her husband, Shafiq, had died on Christmas Day while they were travelling by ambulance to Kampala. He had been the victim of a hit-and-run accident a week earlier and suffered severe head injuries; he had been admitted to St Mary’s Hospital, Lacor, here … Nancy’s story; and a question of size Read More »

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TCS’s Covid-19 Response

While 2020 has been a hugely difficult year for much of the world, many people in Uganda have been hit particularly hard. Like in some other African countries, the suffering caused by the coronavirus has been primarily generated not by the disease itself but by government-imposed restrictions. Although the official death toll here from Covid-19 … TCS’s Covid-19 Response Read More »

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The impact of Covid-19 on Uganda

Uganda is in an odd position at the moment with regard to the coronavirus. Officially as of 15th May we have only 160 confirmed cases and no deaths. It is possible that many cases are being missed but health workers do not report seeing possible cases or unexplained deaths. If this is the real situation … The impact of Covid-19 on Uganda Read More »

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