ICHAD and SMART Africa Director, Fred Ssewamala and Associate Director Betsy Abente had an editorial published in New Vision, one of Uganda’s leading national newspapers in early May. The opinion piece notes the hidden risks that may affect Uganda due to the COVID-19 pandemic. These include potentially higher rates of HIV, as people are unable to adhere to medications due to difficulties reaching clinics and lack of foods to take with medication. Also noted is the rise in domestic violence cases and its associated risks, which threaten years of progress that Uganda has made in this area. Read more about this publication here.