Uganda, officially the Republic of Uganda, is a landlocked country in East Africa. The official languages are English and Swahili, although "any other language may be used as a medium of instruction in schools or other educational institutions or for legislative, administrative or judicial purposes as may be prescribed by law."Luganda, a central language, is widely spoken across the country, and several other languages are also spoken including Runyoro, Runyankole, Rukiga, and Luo.
The educational system in Uganda is in need of improvement. The enrollment rate for primary education is at 93% whereas higher education is only 23% ranking 133rd. The quality of primary education ranks 85th, and the quality of secondary education also ranked 85th.
The leading causes of death in Uganda include communicable diseases such as HIV/AIDS, malaria, respiratory tract infections, and diarrheal disease. The risk factors most responsible for death and disability include child and maternal malnutrition, contaminated water, poor sanitation, and air pollution. The Gambian Healthcare system ranks 123rd.
Uganda has a poor rank for technological readiness, ranking 115th with only 21% of the population as internet users and ranking 118th for ICT use. 33 in 100 have Mobile-Broadband subscriptions, ranking The Gambia 101st. There is improvement needed for internet access in schools where it ranks 124th.
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