Why Can’t Our Health System Deliver for The Common Ugandan?

Pictured below is a running drip hanging from a suitcase in Accident & Emergency (A & E) ward, Mulago, on one of the several busy mornings. That and similar kinds of ingenious inventions are what the medical students, interns, nurses, and senior health officers on rotation in A & E have to resort to. Like […]

The Burden of falling sick in Uganda

I remember September last year as the time I got so sick, threw up all night and drained my account to get back on my feet. As a freelancer, my health was my greatest resource. It was mumps, to be precise. I went to see a doctor who prescribed painkillers because mumps is a viral […]