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Women can enroll on new ARV combination drug- Health Ministry

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Ministry of Health is to enroll women to the newly introduced HIV/AIDS combination therapy treatment by of October.The government last year rolled out a new and more effective combination drug- treatment tenofovir-lamivudine-dolutegravir commonly known as TLD but women living with HIV were excluded from …

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National ID records to be entwined with HIV management system

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Medics have identified the absence of a proper tracking mechanism for people who have tested positive to HIV and those on Anti-Retroviral Therapy (ART) as major bottlenecks in the effective management of HIV in Uganda. They are equally concerned that various HIV/AIDs service providers …

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Health Ministry reassures Ugandans on ARVs

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Ministry of Health has revealed that despite the ongoing rationalization of antiretroviral (ARV) drug usage in health facilities, the country has adequate stocks to manage all the patients on treatment in Uganda. “Stakeholders and patients countrywide should be reassured that there are the right …

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Uganda launches new HIV and AIDS treatment guidelines

Uganda’s Minister of State for Health Sarah Opendi has launched new HIV and AIDS treatment guidelines. In the new guidelines, anyone infected with HIV should begin antiretroviral treatment soon after diagnosis. All HIV-infected individuals will now be eligible for antiretroviral treatment regardless of disease stage or CD-4 cell count. The …

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