Esther Wamala

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Esther Wamala is a professional media practitioner with over 20 years of experience. Esther specializes in Science Journalism with a focus in health sciences. She is currently employed by Central Broadcasting Service Limited as a Chief News Editor for CBS 89.2 FM Emmanduso. During her career as a practicing journalist, Esther's news stories have been published on various international media and websites like OVC support.net, AllAfrica.com, and Health News Nigeria. She is also a former participant (2007) under the Fredkorpset (FK) Professional Exchange Participant where she was attached to the Ethiopian Media Women Association (EMWA) and was a Local Producer for a Video documentary titled “Joining Hands" based on violence on children and women in Ethiopia produced by Sound Development Media Communication, a Canadian media firm. Esther is also a 2019 Cohort Winner under the WAN-IFRA Coaching, Mentorship and Networking Programme for female journalists.

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IGNORANCE CURTAILING GOVERNMENT EFFORTS IN CERVICAL CANCER DRIVE IN KALANGALA DISTRICT 2nd EPISODE

Esther Wamala · IGNORANCE CURTAILING GOVERNMENT EFFORTS IN CERVICAL CANCER DRIVE IN KALANGALA DISTRICT 2nd EPISODE In the second episode, various teachers in Kalangala district attribute Parents ‘ rejection of the HPV vaccine, to lack…

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IGNORANCE CURTAILING GOVERNMENT EFFORTS IN CERVICAL CANCER DRIVE IN KALANGALA DISTRICT

In Uganda, vaccination of young girls aged between 10 and 11 years was launched in November 2015, as per the World Health Organization directive of eliminating cervical cancer globally. In this first episode, we look…

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Impact of COVID-19 on the Hepatitus B Vaccine in Buganda – Episode 3

In the previous episode (two), we looked at how the lockdown led to expiry of various vaccines at the National Medical Stores and how the affected recipients want to sue Government for failing to put…

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Impact of COVID-19 on the Hepatitus B Vaccine in Buganda – Episode 2

In episode one, we looked at the genesis of Hepatitis B vaccination in Buganda Kingdom, narrations from various recipients and how they missed their vaccines, due to the lock down because their movements were restricted.…

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Impact of COVID-19 on the Hepatitus B Vaccine in Buganda – Episode 1

In 2017, Buganda Kingdom embarked on a vigorous campaign of vaccinating people against Hepatitis B. However as the campaign continued to gain momentum COVID-19 erupted. This resulted into a total lockdown. In episode one we…