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Government launches fresh strategies against HIV/AIDS

Following the tremendous increase in the HIV prevalence in the country, Uganda has been forced to launch three anti HIV/AIDS strategies that will help in driving down the high rates of HIV among the populace staring 2011 until 2016. The launched strategies by the vice president, H.E. Edward Kiwanuka Sekandiinclude, the national HIV prevention strategy, Prevention of mother to child transmission of HIV strategy. Speaking at the launch of […]

Status of the epidemic as world marks HIV/AIDS Day

Global progress in both preventing and treating HIV emphasizes the benefits of sustaining investment in HIV/AIDS over the longer term. The latest report by the World Health Organization (WHO), UNICEF and UNAIDS “Report on the Global HIV/AIDS Response”  indicates that increased access to HIV services  resulted in a 15% reduction of new infections over the past decade […]

Uganda urged to tackle HIV transmission drivers to reduce prevalence

As Uganda prepares to mark World International day the government has been challenged to address all areas that have been identified to be dangerous in as far as Aids transmission is concerned. Musa Bungudu, the Country  Director of UNAIDS, the UN body responsible for HIV/AIDS, told a joint press Conference at Parliament that unprotected sex and […]

UNAIDS Prof. Sheila Tlou appeals to Mrs. Janet Museveni

The UNAIDS Director of the Regional Support Team for East and Southern Africa, Prof. Sheila Tlou, has appealed to Uganda’s First Lady Janet Kataaha Museveni to champion prevention of pediatric HIV infections. South Africa-based Tlou, who arrived in the country on Tuesday for a two-day working visit was meeting Mrs Museveni, who is  also the  minister for Karamoja Affairs and […]

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