Candid Conversation With A Dr Serving the LGBTIQ community in Mbale.

Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender Intersex and Queer (LGBTIQ) people in Uganda continue to face discrimination in different ways especially in health care settings. This is why it is important that the health system is brought on board to provide friendly services to LGBTIQ people. While speaking during the Know Your Rights Eastern Region community dialogue

OPERATIONAL WORK ENVIRONMENT AND COMPLIANCE WITH COVID-19 PREVENTIVE MEASURES.

The COVID-19 pandemic has no doubt presented an unprecedented condition that has affected and crippled the operation of businesses, offices, industries, travel, closure of airspace, and borders world over forcing governments to put in place extra preventive measures in-country to reduce the spread of the pandemic.   The President’s address[1] prohibited people to people interactions and

Health Workers & the LGBTIQ Response to COVID19 in Uganda.

Sexual Minorities Uganda-SMUG in partnership with Amnesty Denmark held an online meeting with LGBTIQ people and health workers from various parts of the country. The meeting was meant to discuss,  Health, Communication and Security during the COVID-19 pandemic .While giving the opening remarks, Dr Frank Mugisha the Sexual Minorities Uganda Executive Director thanked the participants for

COVID-19: END ARBITRARY RAIDS AND ARRESTS ON LGBTIQ SHELTERS

Kampala, Uganda; 9 April 2020 We are in unprecedented times. Reports from Wakiso, Masaka and Kampala confirm what we already knew – this pandemic is hitting LGBTIQ people the hardest. Sexual Minorities Uganda (SMUG) is appalled by the gross violation of rights of LGBTIQ persons by Ugandan authorities during the enforcement of COVID-19 stay-at-home orders.

Sexual Minorities Uganda leads a discussion about a holistic approach to addressing the health needs of Key Populations in Uganda.

Over 60 Uganda Key Populations Consortium-UKPC members from all parts of the country gathered in Kampala for a Key Stakeholders meeting to discuss a holistic approach to addressing the health needs of KPs in Uganda. While speaking at the event Dr Kirusa Kiragu the UNAIDS Uganda Country Representative said “The impact of UKPC has been felt in other