The Farmers voice

Companies commit to fight non-communicable diseases

Corporate companies have called for more interventions to fight non-communicable diseases in the country. Uganda is one of many countries burdened by Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs) in Africa. Reports from the Ministry of Health indicate that NCDs, affecting Ugandans include cancers, cardiovascular diseases, diabetes, chronic respiratory diseases, mental health conditions, and substance abuse conditions. The chief […]

Stop Medicalizing Mental Health, Government Tells Health Workers.

In a significant policy shift aimed at promoting a more holistic approach to mental health, the government has issued directives to healthcare workers, urging them to reduce the medicalization of mental health conditions. This change represents a landmark step toward redefining the way mental health is understood and treated within the healthcare system. The announcement […]