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Cholera – Day 75

May 17, 2012

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The area I’m in has been plagued by cholera for more or less a month now. The worst of it is in the villages which lie along the lake’s shore including Bugoigo (remember camp Guan-Tanna-mo!) but there have been a few cases here in Biiso. Once again a lot of people are blaming the Congolese […]

Sex and HIV – Day 36

April 9, 2012

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Most Ugandans are aware of the dangers of contracting HIV yet getting men to use condoms is still difficult. I say men, because here in Uganda it is unheard of for a woman to ask a man to wear one. Forget about the idea of women carrying protection themselves and offering it to a man […]

Monkey vaccine offers new hope to AIDS patients

May 12, 2011

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I’ve found it very difficult to write this week. The intention has been there but there’s been no will. I’ve just finished my end of year exams which monopolised most of my time cramming and has left me feeling brain drained and I’ve also had a family funeral – my dear uncle died of cancer […]