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Ugandans less attracted to free condoms

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Ministry of Health has started a study to establish the kind of condoms Ugandans would prefer and easily use, as records show a dwindling number of people using condoms. Vastha Kibirige, the condom coordinator at the AIDS control programme says that they have been …

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Lyantonde celebrates decline in HIV prevalence

Lyantonde, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Lyantonde district health authorities are celebrating a decline in HIV/AIDS prevalence in the three years. Dr Moses Nkanika, the Lyantonde District Health Officer, says that the prevalence rate reduced from 11.6% in 2018 to 9.5% to date. Nkanika attributed the reduction to various HIV/AIDS programs …

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HIV infections shoot up by 52% in Kabale

Kabale, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Kabale health department has said that the number of people living with the HIV/AIDS virus in the district is far above their projections. According to statistics from the district health department, the district has seen a 52% rise in HIV/Aids cases, according to tests …

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US renews AIDS relief support to Uganda

PEPFAR has invested more than $4 billion in Uganda alone, and more than $90 billion worldwide, over the past 18 years to save more than 19 million lives. Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPEDNENT |  A record 18th U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) Country Operation Plan for Uganda has …

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