Professor. Jeffrey D. Sachs, a renowned American economist was in Uganda for a two-day visit to Uganda.
Jeffrey Sachs was the keynote Speaker at a High-Level Dialogue on the theme “Accelerating the Sustainable Development Goals through Leveraging Innovative Financing, the Parish Development Model, and Science and Technology" The dialogue was opened by Prime Minister, Robina Nabanja who later hosted him. During the address at Makerere, Prof Jeffrey Sachs urged Ugandans to prioritize their development before the foreign investors do. "No one cares about your development other than you," he said.
Professor Ezra Suruma does not discount the fact that some beneficiaries have squandered the resources. He notes that with robust tracking, the cash from the center can lift individuals out of poverty.
Because of the need to have organ donation as part of Uganda’s health system, and the fact that the majority of Uganda may not be well-informed about organ donation, Uganda Radio Network (URN) is publishing a series of articles about organ transplantation. URN hopes that the patients, potential organ donors, and caregivers will be informed about the diseases, organ transplant processes, who should donate an organ, and what to expect before and after surgery.