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Second HIV remission patient ignites cure hope

Paris, France | AFP | For just the second time ever a HIV patient is in sustained remission from the virus in what was hailed by experts Tuesday as proof that the AIDS-causing condition could one day be curable. Ten years almost to the day since the first confirmed case of an HIV-infected person being …

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Second case ever of ‘HIV cure’

‘London patient’: second case ever of HIV remission Paris, France | AFP |  A second person is in sustained remission from HIV-1, the virus that causes AIDS, after ceasing treatment and is likely cured, researchers were set to announce at a medical conference Tuesday. Ten years after the first confirmed …

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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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HIV and young girls

New study starts on choice in prevention methods Kampala, Uganda | FLAVIA NASSAKA | Something unusual is happening at the Makerere University – John Hopkins University (MUJHU) research collaboration facility at Mulago hill in Kampala. The walls of the aging building have been freshly painted white with carefully coated patches …

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Trump’s ambitious plan to eliminate HIV welcomed by experts

  Washington, United States | AFP | President Donald Trump’s call for a bipartisan commitment to eradicate HIV in the United States within a decade has been welcomed by experts and advocacy organizations even as major challenges remain. Addressing Congress during the annual State of the Union speech, Trump hailed what …

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IMC brings healthcare closer to the Wandegeya community

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | In an effort to expand its clinic network and footprint in the country, International Medical Centre (IMC) on Friday launched a new branch in Wandegeya as a way of responding to the overwhelming community demands for a quality healthcare service and bridge the service provision …

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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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