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How to understand the differences between men and women.

How to understand the differences between men and women.

There was a book that came out more than two decades ago called Men are From Mars Women are From Venus. This  was the first time that anyone formally came to the conclusion that men and women are created different. When you are first starting out in a long term relationship, you never imagine it […]

The 10 simple changes which can be made that can help you lose weight.

The 10 simple changes which can be made that can help you lose weight.

Most people have conceptualized their own theory of dieting. Some resort to the no a eating policy even if they saw those methods been tried, tested and failed. Loving one’s body and respecting it needs to sink in their minds even steadily as it may. There are newer ways of losing weight without having to […]

Reasons why most women struggle to lose weight

Reasons why most women struggle to lose weight

Who amongest us doesn’t love being a stronger, fitter and thinner versions of themselves? We all do, but when it comes to us women, everyone has wondered why women can’t lose weight easily. It is because we are genetically hardwired NOT to lose weight? Why do most women echo the same thing? Why can’t I […]

Why today’s mothers fail to breast feed their babies?

Why today’s mothers fail to breast feed their babies?

Yes, every mom knows that breastfeeding is best. Study shows that babies who breastfeed are smarter, healthier and happier. According to the studies conducted, mothers are recommended to breast feed their babies for six months. New vision reported that around 37% of mothers in Uganda do not breastfeed their babies exclusively for six months. Varying […]

Ugandan mothers have poor breastfeeding habits-say nutrition experts

Ugandan mothers have poor breastfeeding habits-say nutrition experts

Nutrition experts in Uganda have warned of a negative health impact like reduced immunity to children due to the poor habits of breastfeeding by mothers across the country. According to Dr. Jasent Asiimwe, the head of nutrition at the health ministry, statistics show that 53% of mothers in Uganda breast feed their babies in the […]

Kadaga wants more leave days for breastfeeding mothers

Kadaga wants more leave days for breastfeeding mothers

The Speaker of Parliament, Hon.Rebecca Kadaga, has urged the Parliamentary Health Committee to seek for public opinions that can facilitate the amendment of the Uganda labour law for mothers to get more leave days and exclusively breast feed and look after their babies. Kadaga who was speaking with ministry of health officials at parliament said […]

Scientist rejuvenate women’s ovaries after menopause

Scientist rejuvenate women’s ovaries after menopause

Scientists claim to have effectively reversed the menopause by ‘rejuvenating’ women’s ovaries. The Greek team says the technique enabled women to release eggs and re-start their periods, according to an article published by the Daily Mail. One woman began menstruating even after a five-year hiatus, New Scientist reports. ‘[The treatment] offers a window of hope that […]

Children and pregnant women facing mulnutrition

Children and pregnant women facing mulnutrition

Nutrition experts warn that the continued the feeding of children and pregnant mothers with none nutritional foods will impact negatively on the country’s economy and health living of the population. The nutrition specialist at Jinja regional hospital, Toko Mansuru says  that most Ugandans have failed to provide their children and themselves with nutritious foods but instead […]

Ambassador calls for educating men and boys on family planning

Ambassador calls for educating men and boys on family planning

The Netherlands Ambassador to Uganda Alphons Hennekens  calls for a concerted effort to make men and boys aware of the need for family planning and support of the use of contraceptives. Ambassador Alphons made the remarks while reacting to media reports that about 70% of women use contraceptives without the consent of their husbands. He says […]

Youth call for HIV testing age to move from 18 to 12 years

Youth call for HIV testing age to move from 18 to 12 years

A new report shows that youth demand for the lowering of the age consent for HIV/AIDS testing for the young generation. This was revealed by the young people in the base line survey conducted in Luwero and Nakasongola districts by the community health Alliance Uganda on top of other districts in Buganda and Busoga  under the […]

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