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House maid jailed for trying to infect boss’ child with HIV/Aids

Kampala, Uganda | GODFREY SSALI | A housemaid was sentenced to three years imprisonment on Wednesday for attempting to infect her boss’s two-year-old baby with HIV/AIDS. Jemima Nasifa alias Tumukunde Zainabu a Rwandan, pleaded guilty to the offence of doing a negligent act likely to spread infection or disease, before Kampala’s …

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THIS WEEK: Uganda gets $478million health grant

THIS WEEK: Uganda gets $478million health grant Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Global Fund and government of Uganda have signed a new grant of $478million to fund HIV/AIDs, malaria and tuberculosis activities. Health minister Jane Ruth Aceng, Prime Minister Dr. Ruhakana Rugunda and US ambassador Deborah Malac witnessed the …

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Tight healthcare budget coming

Analysts predict more individuals will have to pay for treatment in private clinics as government fails to deliver on its pledges and donors flee health sector In September 2013 when her mother was first diagnosed with cervical cancer, Fausta Akech was a young professional doing her first job as a …

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HIV rates still high

Rate at which girls in the age bracket of 14-24 are getting infected alarming When it comes to the HIV/AIDS pandemic, Uganda is classified as a high burden country by UNAIDS, the international agency that is at the helm of mustering a joint response to the disease. High numbers of …

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HIV/AIDS treatment

New interventions to offer women, children better protection Zam Kabali is a secondary school teacher in Kampala and so was her husband. In 2000, he fell sick and for the next four months, his health was only deteriorating. As he developed a rash all over his body and became sicker, …

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