Monthly Archives: September 2011

Advocating for Integrated Population, Health And Environment Approaches in Uganda

By Joseph Byonanebye, MPH
September 6, 2011

As public health graduate of the prestigious St. George‚Äôs University, it is so exciting for me to use the skills obtained from the MPH program to actively advocate for an integrated population, health and environment approach. This is part of public health promotion in Uganda, a country whose population growth rate is at about 3.3% […]

Sexual Reproductive Health Education: A Critical Need for Early Intervention Among Students in the Caribbean

By Satesh Bidaisee, Associate Professor of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, St. George's University
September 6, 2011

Sexual Reproductive Health (SRH) education empowers people to understand their sexuality in the context of biological, psychological, socio-cultural and reproductive dimensions. Early sexual activity is associated with detrimental effects and school based SRH education programs are identified as effective means of addressing significant adolescent and child health issues. Studies indicate the age of sexual initiation […]