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02 Apr 2009 description
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By Andualem Sisay

African Medical and Research Foundation (AMREF) says that the global economic crises could threaten to derail Uganda's national health budgets.

Currently half of Uganda's health budget is funded by the international community.

17 Dec 1999 description
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AFRICANEWS - News and Views on Africa from Africa - Issue 45 - December 1999

28 Jun 1999 description
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NAIROBI - Rising poverty, widespread insecurity and the weakness of medical systems of many African states have brought a fresh response from Red Cross and Red Crescent societies. With millions deprived of adequate services, a review of needs and priorities is underway to produce long term national strategies to improve health care for Africa.

28 May 1999 description
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May 28, 1999

15 Jun 1997 description
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by Alex Cege (1,160 words)

Worl Vision, an international relief organisation - in collaboration with Unicef - has produced a 28-page booklet titled Sattered Innocence" which documents the harrowing testimonies of children abducted by rebels in northern Uganda. It is a chilling, soul-searing account of the inhuman treatment meted out to the abducted children - an anguished wail for action.

Held up as an example of what visionary leadership can do to an African country, Uganda now enjoys impeccable credentials in