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Launching the Uganda National Nutrient Profiling Model: A Milestone in Public Health Policy

Launching the Uganda National Nutrient Profiling Model: A Milestone in Public Health Policy

  By PATRICK JARAMOGI Kampala,  Uganda, SHIFTMEDIA NEWS A landmark event that will change Uganda’s public health landscape in regards to safe food was witnessed in Kampala on Thursday, June 13 2024. The event was…

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HEALTHY DIET: Journalists Join Forces with Advocacy Groups to Tackle Nutrition Crisis in Uganda

HEALTHY DIET: Journalists Join Forces with Advocacy Groups to Tackle Nutrition Crisis in Uganda

By PATRICK JARAMOGI KAMPALA, Uganda =SHIFT MEDIA=  In a bid to address the growing concerns of Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs) and promote healthier dietary habits among Ugandan consumers, a team of 15 high-profile journalists has embarked…

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GMOs Attack East Africa:Kenyan Government Dragged To Court By Uganda Civil Society

GMOs Attack East Africa:Kenyan Government Dragged To Court By Uganda Civil Society

By Our Reporter KAMPALA, Uganda [SHIFTMEDIA] “He who owns the seed owns the food.”’ This is the slogan that has kept hopes for East African farmers live for decades, But this hope begun to fade…

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AMEND THE LAW: “Short Maternity Leave: A Hindrance To A Child And Mother’s Right To Breastfeeding’

AMEND THE LAW: “Short Maternity Leave: A Hindrance To A Child And Mother’s Right To Breastfeeding’

By TRACY NABBALE KAMPALA, Uganda [SHIFTMEDIA] Women, especially those of child bearing age have increasingly embraced employment constituting about 42% of the working population in Uganda. Many women are pursuing employment hand in hand with…

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KUDOS: Chief Justice Owinyi Dollo Hails  FoodRights Body As He Commissions Their Magnificent Offices

KUDOS: Chief Justice Owinyi Dollo Hails FoodRights Body As He Commissions Their Magnificent Offices

By PATRICK JARAMOGI GAYAZA, Uganda-SHIFTMEDIA– It was glamour, pomp and excitement as Center For Food and Adequate Living Rights (CEFROHT) officially launched its magnificent home located in Gayaza, some 15kms outside Uganda’s capital Kampala. Counsel…

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WARNING: Did You Know That Damage Caused By Stunting Is Irreversible?

WARNING: Did You Know That Damage Caused By Stunting Is Irreversible?

By NAMPWERA CHRISPUS ZANZIBAR- SHIFTMEDIA- Every June, governments, NGOs, and international organisations across Africa gather to discuss the challenges facing the full realization of the rights of children in Africa. Of those not yet realized by…

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WARNING: “East Africa Crude Oil Pipeline A Threat To Livelihoods”

WARNING: “East Africa Crude Oil Pipeline A Threat To Livelihoods”

By JANET NKASIIMA KAMPALA-SHIFTMEDIA- There has been a tendency by the investors and other stakeholders to focus on the benefits of the project as opposed to the risks. The East African Crude Oil Pipeline (EACOP)…

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Continued Use of Agro Chemical Fueling Death Due to NCDs, Time to Crack The Whip

Continued Use of Agro Chemical Fueling Death Due to NCDs, Time to Crack The Whip

BY: JONATHAN LUBEGA- KAMPALA-SHIFTMEDIA- NCDs are rising at a terrific rate in Uganda; according to the WHO, poor-quality diets are now the leading cause of disease worldwide. In Uganda, NCDs are estimated to account for 33%…

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WOMENS DAY: Let’s Challenge Abuse Of Women’s Rights in Uganda’s Investment Schemes

WOMENS DAY: Let’s Challenge Abuse Of Women’s Rights in Uganda’s Investment Schemes

By OBBO GEOFREY. D KAMPALA-SHIFTMEDIA- On the 8th of March, the world reminds itself of the strides that have been achieved in attaining human rights and dignity for women around the world. The day is…

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RIGHTS: CEFROHT, KCCA, Uganda Law Society Chat Ways To Promote Adequate Living

RIGHTS: CEFROHT, KCCA, Uganda Law Society Chat Ways To Promote Adequate Living

By Our Reporter KAMPALA- SHIFTMEDIA- The Director Public Health at Kampala Capital City Authority (KCCA) Dr Ayel Okello has reechoed the need to prioritize health living among urban folks. Ayel said healthy diets and nutritious…

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