Fighting nutritional, heath challenges in refugee settlements

Food security and nutritional feeding are key for a healthy living. However, some people may be privileged to acquire the required dietary food and healthy living facilities while those who lack the money may not. This include refugees who are living in settlements across the country. The situation was worsened…

Public, private transport banned as Museveni imposes total lockdown

The death of 234 Ugandans due to Covid-19 in the last one month has forced President Museveni to declare a total lockdown in Uganda, six months after the state had made pronouncements of a gradually phased re-opening. ‘‘All cross boundary and inter-district movement of public or private transport is banned…

What is the best way to eliminate manipulative gossipers at a workplace?

There is a group in my office that enjoys spreading malicious gossip around. I have noticed that they change the focus of work in some cases and distract employees from the objectives and goals. What do I do to stop the habit? Janet Hello Janet, In a workplace, it’s common…

About Covidex intellectual property

Globally, scientists are camping in laboratories to find a solution to the Covid-19 pandemic. Sometime in 2020, Dr Patrick Engeu Ogwang, an associate professor of Pharmacy at Mbarara University of Science and Technology (MUST), and a team of other researchers under PHARMABIOTRAC developed a herbal biomedical invention called Covidex. This…