DIANA CHITSAKA: Promoting menstrual health among girls

Kindly introduce yourself to us. I am Diana Chitsaka, Team Leader and Founder of Gift A Girl Child Initiative. I am a nurse and girls advocate. What is menstrual health? Menstrual health are factors that link menstruation with health, well being, gender equality, education, equity, empowerment and rights. It goes hand in hand with menstrual […]

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LAURRIETTE ROTA: How to curb Gender Based Violence

Kindly introduce yourself to us. I am Laurriette Rota. I am a psychologist, musician and an entrepreneur. I am passionate about humanitarian issues that led me to start an initiative dubbed Art against Abuse. What really is Gender Based Violence? Gender-based violence involves physical force intended to hurt, damage or kill someone. It can also […]

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APHLYNE TURFY: How to maintain mental health amid Corona crisis

Ms. Aphlyne Turfy is a Medical Psychologist by profession. She is the Chairperson at Mental Wellness with a Smile, a Community Based Organization that creates mental health awareness through different communication channels, social media platforms, community outreach programs and sign language interpretation to the deaf community. She is passionate about mental health advocacy amongst the […]

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BRIGHT SHITEMI: How to maintain mental health during COVID-19 pandemic

Kindly introduce yourself to us. My name is Bright Shitemi. I am the Founder and Executive Director of Mental 360 What is mental health? Mental health simply is the ability to cope with the day to day stressors and work productively. More often than not, people will confuse Mental health for Mental illness. Mental illness […]

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Dr. BERNADETTE ACHIENG: What you need to know about Corona Virus

Kindly introduce yourself to us. My name is Dr Bernadette Achieng and I am a medical doctor. So Daktari, it is corona virus everywhere. What is this corona virus? And what causes it? Corona virus is a respiratory RNA virus with several types such as MERS (Mediterranean Respiratory Syndrome) and SARS. Specifically for COVID 19, […]

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