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WHY COMMUNITIES ARE KEY IN COVID-19 RECOVERY

Uganda was recently ranked among the top 10 countries world-wide in suppressing the Covid-19 pandemic by the Lancet Medical Journal, a leading global publisher of health research. This is a great honour for a country, so poor and so further removed from the global technological and medical modernity that the world expected would drive the fight against the pandemic when it was first reported at the end of 2019. To many, Uganda seems to be succeeding where many richer nations have failed.

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Since the liberalization of the broadcast sector in Uganda a number of commercial stations totaling to over 300 for radio and about 36 Television have come up. The country has one government broadcaster Uganda Broadcasting Corporation (UBC) that is supposed to provide public service broadcasting.