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Tanzanians overwhelm Kyotera Antiretroviral Therapy clinic

  Kyotera, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Majority of the people seeking HIV treatment and care services from health centers in Kyotera district are Tanzanian nationals, URN has learnt. Records at Kakuuto Center IV and Kasensero Health Centers II show that a big percentage of people seeking Antiretroviral Therapy (ART) …

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Museveni asks religious leaders to include HIV messages in sermons

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | President Museveni has asked religious leaders to include HIV/AIDs Messages in their sermons. He said this in a message delivered for him by the Vice President, Edward Kiwanuka Ssekandi during the commemoration of the International World Aids day held at Bugobero Sub County headquarters in …

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New effort against HIV/AIDS law

Activists target media in fight to repeal sections of prevention and control Act Kampala, Uganda | IAN KATUSIIME | Rosemary Namubiru, a nurse, was in 2014 sentenced to three years in jail for criminal negligence over what seemed a potential infection of a baby with HIV the virus that causes AIDS. …

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Providing HIV services

Why integrating HIV with non-HIV facilities cannot work Kampala, Uganda | HENRY ZAKUMUMPA |  In many countries in sub-Saharan Africa, HIV services are still offered separately within health facilities. These HIV clinics have their own dedicated staff and infrastructure such as waiting areas, a separate patient flow system and they typically …

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Leaders on the spot on HIV disclosure

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Jie County MP Moses Bildad Adome has put his colleagues on the spot for not walking the talk on HIV disclosure. According to health experts, disclosure, a process through which one opens up about their HIV status, can reduce the stresses of living with HIV …

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Global HIV prevention conference kicks off in Spain

Scientists explain why they haven’t found an HIV vaccine yet Madrid, Spain | FLAVIA NASSAKA | A global HIV conference opened on Oct.22 in Madrid, Spain bringing together researchers to discuss strides made in prevention of infections. Dubbed HIV Research for Prevention (HIVR4P) 2018, the week long event which  happens …

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