The Impact of Media Campaigns on the Fight Against Hiv/Aids in Uganda

Topics: Mass media, HIV, News media / Pages: 45 (11191 words) / Published: Mar 29th, 2013
THE IMPACT OF MEDIA CAMPAIGNS ON THE FIGHT AGAINST HIV/AIDS IN UGANDA
A CASE STUDY OF GULU MUNICIPALITY

BY

EGYEYU Henry

A RESEARCH REPORT SUBMITTED TO UGANDA NATIONAL EXAMINATIONS BOARD IN PARTIAL FULFILLMENT OF
THE REQUIREMENTS FOR THE AWARD OF A
DIPLOMA IN JOURNALISM
APRIL 2013

Declaration

I, EGYEYU Henry, do hereby declare that this work is original and to the best of my knowledge, never been submitted to any other institution for a ward of any Diploma OR Degree. Where the work of others has been used, reference has been made there of.
EGYEYU Henry

Approval

This research REPORT under the topic “The Impact of media campaigns on the fight against HIV/Aids in Uganda: A case study of Gulu Municipality” has been submitted by AYESIGYE Kenneth for the award of a Diploma in Journalism of Uganda National Examination Board

MR LAWINO Sam
(Supervisor)

Dedication

To the memory of my grand father
KIIRU John
Whose love & enthusiasm for academia first rekindled mine!

Acknowledgement

I extend a vote of thanks to a number of people who unreservedly, contributed towards the accomplishment of this research work. I also would like to acknowledge the assistance and role played by the following personalities to the successful completion of this study. I cannot say exactly how grateful I am to my supervisor Mr. Lawino Sam. His guidance in this study was beyond measure. Thank you also for providing me with professional advice, encouragement and your time that has spurred me to success.
In the same way, I would like to thank the management and staff of Gulu Municipality and the proprietors of the selected businesses for the time they gave me most especially in Pece & Laroo dimedia, surely, without their input, this study would not have come to fruition.
I cannot forget the



References: 1.1 Background of the study Over the past two decades, mass media have been used all around the world as a tool in the combat against HIV/AIDS (Liskin, 1990; Myhre & Flora, 2000)

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