Many doctors and healthcare staff feel the need to practice in richer countries that offer a more stable politics, better education and opportunities for their families. Julien Harneis, CC BY-SA
Brain drain is a hidden tax on the countries left behind

Dr John Baptist Mukasa, or JB Neuro, as his colleagues called him, "was always at the beck and call of everyone who needed neurosurgical care", according to his colleague Dr Sabrina Kitaka. Mukasa's death from Covid on June 29, in the middle of Uganda's most lethal wave so far, robbed the country's medical fellowship of a friend and a mentor.

By Mark Shrime 3 days ago

Uganda helps farmers grow trees for money in bid to reverse forest loss
Uganda helps farmers grow trees for money in bid to reverse forest loss

From tree-planting drives to tighter laws on illegal logging, countries worldwide are searching for a silver bullet to stop the loss of forests vital for nature and climate protection.

By Christopher Bendana 9 Jul 2021

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