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WHO Unveils New AI Initiative to Help People Quit Smoking

11 Jul 2020 · Florence will use Artificial Intelligence, to help smokers develop personalized plans to quit tobacco, deliver cessation services to support them overcome both physical and mental addictions, while also dispelling myths around COVID-19 and smoking. Florence is available 24/7 via video stream or text.

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WHO Unveils New AI Initiative to Help People Quit Smoking 1

Florence will use Artificial Intelligence, to help smokers develop personalized plans to quit tobacco, deliver cessation services to support them overcome both physical and mental addictions, while also dispelling myths around COVID-19 and smoking. Florence is available 24/7 via video stream or text.
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Man Commits Suicide After Wrongly Suspecting Wife of Cheating Paimol Subcounty

Paimol Sub-county Chairperson George William Komakech says that the deceased picked a fight with his wife on Wednesday after allegedly spending several minutes communicating to a person he suspected was a new lover.
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LCIII Chairpersons Petition Minister Over Delayed Distribution of Motorcycles 1 3

Mubarak Ssekikubo the LCIII Chairperson of Nakisunga sub-county notes that they want the Ministry to inform the chairpersons about the progress of the motorcycle purchase since they facing an urgent need of monitoring government programs during this period of Covid-19.
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Parents Decry Social Exclusion of Albinos in Northern Uganda Gulu Main Market 1 4

Parents say that children with the condition in parts of northern Uganda are suffering from marginalization, longstanding stigma and social exclusion from within their families and communities. Based on their skin colour, they are feared, held with suspicion and believed to have supernatural powers.
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Wealthy Households Received More Support During Lockdown-Survey 1 2

The report indicates that Urban households had three times more chances of getting support than rural homes. But still, the rich households within the urban setup, received more support from the government, Non-government Organizations, and other actors, as the distribution of relief favoured the haves, according to Marie Nanyanzi, the programmes officer at Twaweza Uganda.
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Six Children Stuck in Gulu Hospital with COVID -19 Positive Mothers 2 1

Dr Paska Apiyo, the Head of the COVID -19 Treatment Centre at Gulu Regional Referral Hospital told URN in an interview that one of the COVID -19 positive mothers was forced to carry her child along because her husband-a police officer- declined to take care of the child claiming he has a busy schedule.
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Students Struggling to Adjust to Remote Learning Tools -Study 2

A number of institutions switched from the four-walled classrooms and adopted remote collaboration tools and learning management systems after the closure of educational institutions in March, as the government attempted to limit gatherings and reduce the risk of transmission of the novel coronavirus.