Uganda in Covid-19 Times: OVAAT’s Role During The Pandemic

Uganda in Covid-19 Times: OVAAT’s Role During The Pandemic

Last year, SOGH brought you an article reporting the impact of Covid-19 on maternal health in Uganda. Today, we bring you our interview with Moses Kwangwa, a public health scientist and director at OVAAT, a non-governmental organization operating in Uganda. He takes us on a journey, detailing OVAAT’s role during the pandemic in Uganda.

Human Rights, Myths and Truths: Menstrual Health Awakening

Human Rights, Myths and Truths: Menstrual Health Awakening

Hello all! May is about to draw to a close but this month can never be complete without Menstrual Hygiene day, the 28th day of May, set aside for us to talk about menstrual hygiene and create awareness. Even though menstruation is a norm for most, not every menstruator is fortunate enough to experience proper menstrual hygiene and health. According to UNFPA…

Minding the tooth gap

Minding the tooth gap

The Tanden Frisk team is back and we are delivering the second part of our oral health blog series. This month, we put the spotlight on the world’s most prevalent health condition usually hidden in the darkness of oral cavities without recieving the attention that it should: dental caries. So, keep reading as you will be uncovering all you need to know about this disease and good oral health for all people matters!

Stop Negotiating Their Childhood!

Stop Negotiating Their Childhood!

Here we are celebrating every woman on the 8th of March. However, young girls across the globe are still facing a major challenge every day because of child marriage, sometimes in exchange for monetary benefits. Child marriages disproportionately affect girls more than boys

The Intersection Between Culture And Modernism

The Intersection Between Culture And Modernism

Cultural practices abound everywhere in the world, most of them ancient. While some are affable, others are bizarre and inimical. Have you heard about the spine-chilling annual ritual of baby tossing in India? How about the similar variant of this practice that takes place in Africa? Today’s article is an exploration into a couple of these cultural practices