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CONTROVERSY: Prof Ogwang’s Artavol Versus New RTS,S Malaria Vaccine

CONTROVERSY: Prof Ogwang’s Artavol Versus New RTS,S Malaria Vaccine

By PATRICK JARAMOGI KAMPALA-SHIFTMEDIA- Five days ago, the BBC in a Health report filed by James Gallagher, a Health and Science Correspondent had a headline: “Historic go-ahead for malaria vaccine to protect African children”. The…

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DEPRESSED: Kisoro Women Suffer Harsh Side Effects of Depo-Provera

DEPRESSED: Kisoro Women Suffer Harsh Side Effects of Depo-Provera

By PATRICK JARAMOGI KAMPALA, Uganda-SHIFTMEDIA- There is lack of shared decision- making among patients who visit health facilities in Uganda, a new study has revealed. This leads to lack of compliance regarding treatment according to…

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HOPE: How Reach Out Mbuya Is Supporting Families Manage HIV Amidst COVID19

HOPE: How Reach Out Mbuya Is Supporting Families Manage HIV Amidst COVID19

By Our Reporter KAMPALA, Uganda-SHIFTMEDIA– It is interesting to note how partners that disclosed their status have been helped during the lockdown. A wonderful case is that of a male client who was locked up…

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WARNING: Did You Know That Damage Caused By Stunting Is Irreversible?

WARNING: Did You Know That Damage Caused By Stunting Is Irreversible?

By NAMPWERA CHRISPUS ZANZIBAR- SHIFTMEDIA- Every June, governments, NGOs, and international organisations across Africa gather to discuss the challenges facing the full realization of the rights of children in Africa. Of those not yet realized by…

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REMANDED: “Medics” Who Administered Fake Covid 19 Vaccines Charged

REMANDED: “Medics” Who Administered Fake Covid 19 Vaccines Charged

By AWORI ESTHER LUCY NAKAWA, Kampala-SHIFTMEDIA- This Kisanja, president Yoweri Museveni promised during swearing-in would be corruption-free. We are beginning to see some light at the end of the tunnel On Thursday five people were…

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WORRY: 50 Fully Vaccinated New Jersey Residents Have Died Of COVID-19

WORRY: 50 Fully Vaccinated New Jersey Residents Have Died Of COVID-19

By Our Reporter  NEW JERSEY- SHIFTMEDIA- New Jersey health officials say that almost 50 fully vaccinated people have died from COVID-19 according to data through July 12, NJ Advance Media reported on Wednesday. Donna Leusner, a…

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BASICS: How To Handle Financial Stress During Covid 19 Lockdown

BASICS: How To Handle Financial Stress During Covid 19 Lockdown

By SMN Admin KAMPALA, Uganda–SHIFTMEDIA– As the country continues to be dogged with lockdown due to Covid 19 pandemic, the economic hardships are biting in every household. Even the wealthy, who used to fly every…

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FOOD FOR THOUGHT: After 42 Days Lockdown, What Next? Advise For The Task Force

FOOD FOR THOUGHT: After 42 Days Lockdown, What Next? Advise For The Task Force

By PATRICK JARAMOGI KAMPALA, Uganda-SHIFTMEDIA- On June 8 2021 when the Covid 19 cases surged, President Museveni slapped a 42 day lockdown that ends in 9 days. What seems apparent is that the lockdown has…

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FACTS: What You Need To Know About Vaccines And COVID 19 Vaccinations

FACTS: What You Need To Know About Vaccines And COVID 19 Vaccinations

By PATRICK JARAMOGI KAMPALA-SHIFTMEDIA- The discussion of whether vaccination only protects against hospitalization and not infection needs further dissecting. There was a rare twist of verbal exchange between Health Minister Dr. Jane Ruth Aceng and…

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WORRY: Vaccination Alone Doesn’t Guarantee Safety Against Covid Death- New Study Reveals

WORRY: Vaccination Alone Doesn’t Guarantee Safety Against Covid Death- New Study Reveals

By Our Reporter ISRAEL- SHIFTMEDIA- Scores of Ugandans have been wondering why even after receiving the second jab of Covid 19, serious underlying medical conditions continue. According to new research conducted by Isreal doctors, older…

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