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2014-10-22 16:28:52

Building Professional Health Capacity through the Global Health Service Partnership BOSTON and NEW YORK, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Seed Global Health and Gradian Health Systems today announced a new partnership designed to improve the training of anesthesia providers in Uganda as part of their ongoing efforts to help tackle the dire shortage of health care professionals worldwide. By providing $30,000 for loan repayment, Gradian Health Systems will support...

2014-10-14 23:06:50

Social Promise's African Adventure gives children a hands-on opportunity to experience parts of life for families living in Uganda. Sharon Crary traveled to Lacor Hospital in 1999 as part of the International Ebola Response Team and will be present at this year’s event to discuss how the outbreak was contained and to answer questions about symptoms and transmission of the virus. New York, New York (PRWEB) October 14, 2014 Social Promise – a nonprofit which works to assist the...

2014-10-13 08:21:29

KAMPALA, Uganda, Oct. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A Chinese construction company, China Harbor Engineering, has been contracted to build a $13.5b railway to offload the region with costly and slower transport. The standard gauge railway line that will stretch from Kenya to Kampala, Uganda's capital, is expected to bring down journeys to only two days, from the current eight. The line will also be extended to Rwanda. Studies on Kampala-Kigali segment started in July - to be complete by...

female chimpanzees
2014-10-09 03:00:32

Provided by Springer Aggressive tactics of male chimps could put a damper on female chimps’ chances to conceive Being the center of attention can have its drawbacks. For female chimpanzees, being around too many rowdy males is disadvantageous when foraging for food, an effect that can ultimately interfere with her reproductive ability. These are some of the findings of an 11-year-long study of wild East African chimpanzees in Uganda, led by Melissa Emery Thompson of the University of...

2014-10-07 12:37:09

2013 Annual Report by KK intl. Tells Story of Empowerment Worldwide LOS ANGELES, Oct. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Krochet Kids intl. (KK intl.) today published its 2013 annual report featuring unique data that illustrates the company's impact on empowering women and their families. To confront poverty's multi-dimensional causes, KK intl. takes a holistic approach by giving women in the program the tools and opportunities to care for themselves and the world around them in the long term....

2014-09-29 16:27:13

MORRISVILLE, N.C., Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alliance One International, Inc. (NYSE: AOI) today announced its intention to enter the Ugandan Tobacco Leaf Market once all relevant governmental approvals and licenses including registration of its new Ugandan subsidiary, Alliance One Tobacco (Uganda) Limited ("AOU") are complete. AOU's core business plans to include providing agronomy services to tobacco growers through an Integrated Production System ("IPS") that supports...

2014-09-23 08:30:10

FARMINGDALE, N.Y., Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Misonix, Inc. (NASDAQ: MSON), an international surgical device company that designs, manufactures and markets innovative therapeutic ultrasonic products for spine surgery, skull based surgery, neurosurgery, wound debridement, cosmetic surgery, laparoscopic surgery and other surgical applications, announces that it has once again supported the Uganda Spine Surgery Mission organized by leading spine surgeon Dr. Isador Lieberman, from the...

2014-09-03 08:24:27

Regional interconnections and oil discoveries to drive industry growth in the region CAPE TOWN, South Africa, Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Africa has one of the fastest-growing economies in the world, and East Africa represents the second-fastest growing region within Africa. However, East Africa's power sector is highly underdeveloped and has the lowest electricity access rate on the continent. Further, electricity demand is projected to grow faster than the expected expansion rate...

2014-08-11 20:24:00

LONDON, Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:The Insurance Industry in Uganda, Key Trends and Opportunities to 2018 https://www.reportbuyer.com/product/1120579/The-Insurance-Industry-in-Uganda-Key-Trends-and-Opportunities-to-2018.html SynopsisThe report provides in-depth industry analysis, information and insights of the insurance industry in Uganda, including:-- The Ugandan insurance industry's growth prospects by insurance segments...

2014-07-17 23:00:49

Nokero International, LLC today announced the launch of Uganda dealership, Onelamp, to provide solar light bulbs to Eastern Africa and combat a surge in East African illiteracy rates. Founded by Derrick Opio, Onelamp is illuminating the future of Ugandan education by providing a safe, sustainable, solar light to primary school children. Denver, CO (PRWEB) July 17, 2014 Nokero International, LLC today announced the launch of Uganda dealership, Onelamp, to provide solar light bulbs to...

Latest Uganda Reference Libraries

Ugandan Red Colobus, Procolobus tephrosceles
2012-06-21 13:36:08

The Ugandan red colobus (Procolobus tephrosceles) is a primate native to Africa. It is an Old World monkey that was not classified as its own species until 2001. Its range includes five areas of Uganda and Tanzania that equal 621.3 miles. These areas include the edge of Lake Victoria in Tanzania and Kibale National Park in Uganda, where the largest population is thought to be located. The preferred habitat of this monkey depends on its location, and it some areas, sustainable habitat is...

2008-10-18 12:24:29

The Gray-backed Fiscal (Lanius excubitoroides) is a species of bird found in Burundi, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ethiopia, Kenya, Mali, Mauritania, Nigeria, Rwanda, Sudan, Tanzania, and Uganda. Its natural habitats are dry savanna and subtropical or tropical dry lowland grassland.

2007-01-01 15:46:44

The Grey-cheeked Mangabey (Lophocebus albigena) is an Old World monkey found in the forests of Central Africa. They range from Cameroon down to Gabon and across in western Uganda. The Grey-cheeked Mangabey is a dark monkey. It looks in shape overall like a small, hairy baboon. Its thick brown fur is almost black in its forest home. It has a slightly golden mane around the neck. The sexes are similar, with the males slightly larger than the females. The Grey-cheeked Mangabey lives in a...

2006-03-06 13:49:52

The Superb Starling (Lamprotornis superbus) is a member of the starling family of birds. It is commonly found in North East Africa - including Ethiopia, Somalia, Uganda, Kenya and Tanzania.

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