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The Capital of Happiness

The Capital of Happiness

There are few earthly delights that compare to a pleasant morning in East Africa, sun burning and city bustling, with a good cup of coffee in your hand. Until recently this could prove to be a tall order. The poor quality of coffee served in East Africa, a region that produces some of the best coffee … Continue reading

Counting our Blessings

Counting our Blessings

A few weeks ago I visited a Government health clinic in Nakasongola, Uganda. I found two energetic nurses, whose dedication make the place function, together with some less encouraging elements: long queues of mothers and malnourished infants; a dearth of data; and absent staff. But my real interest was drugs. The clinic has an in-house … Continue reading