ISER in the Media

Musa Mugoya (Program Officer - Right to Education), in an interview on NTV's Talk of the Nation segment on 24th July 2021, gives insights on the causes and effects of the consistent high school dropouts of pupils from primary schools in Uganda.



Musa Mugoya (Program Officer - Right to Education) discusses how children with disabilities are being left behind in the government's plans for continued learning in the ongoing COVID19 lockdown. This was during the Kick Starter segment on Morning@NTV, 14th July 2021


A moving poem titled "Enough is Enough" recited by Kiira Brian Alex during a memorial organised by ISER under the Coalition for Quality Public Services to remember loved ones lost due to Covid 19.

Moses Mushime (Program Officer - Economic Inclusion & Fiscal Policy) discusses the impact of COVID 19 on the socioeconomic welfare of Ugandans during the Morning@NTV show on 5th July 2021


Brian Kiira (Program Officer - Business & Human Rights) during the Morning@NTV show  highlights the gaps exposed by COVID 19 especially in public services sector. This was on 23rd June 2021 which happens to be the UN Day for Public Service


Allana Kembabazi joins other panelists to discuss how advancing digital technologies can be exploited and used to meet the ever growing health care demands, especially amidst the ongoing COVID19 pandemic. The discussion was broadcast on 21st June 2021


With the surge in COVID-19 cases, the country’s health facilities are in crisis with a shortage of oxygen supply for patients who need these services. There is also the problem of the a shortage of health workers to deal with these patients, as many are testing positive with Covid-19. With prices of health care going through the roof, what is government doing right or wrong? Allana Kembabazi was hosted on NTV Uganda's Talk of the Nation on 19th June 2021 to help shed the light on how people can cope.


Moses Mushime (Program Officer - Economic Inclusion & Fiscal Policy), on the Morning@NTV show, discusses the missed opportunities especially in the funding for social protection in the 2021-2022 budget.


On 15th June 2021, Allana Kembabazi was hosted on NTV's Kickstarter to discuss how COVID 19 continues to expose gaps in the health sector, including failure of government to account for funds received.


Allana Kembabazi discusses how COVID19 and the management of the pandemic in Uganda is affecting the mental health of many individuals. This was during NTV's Talk of the Nation segment on 12th June 2021


On 12th June (UN Day Against Child Labour), Angella Nabwowe (Programs Director) spoke to SABC News highlighting the findings in a report on the prevalence of child labour co-published by ISER, Human Rights Watch and Friends of the Nation. The report can be found at


Allana Kembabazi discusses the need for equal access to COVID19 vaccines for the global south countries during an interview on SABC News on 11th June 2021



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