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Gov’t asked to digitalize provision of HIV/AIDS services

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Civil Society Organizations advocating for the rights of people living with HIV have urged the government to embrace technologies that could help improve access to Antiretroviral Therapies for people living with HIV. While 90 percent of the 1.3 million adult Ugandans living with HIV are …

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New HIV/AIDS projects launched

American-sponsored projects targets Lake Victoria’s fisherfolk Kampala, Uganda | RONALD MUSOKE | A new HIV/AIDS prevention programme targeting Lake Victoria fisher folk in Mukono and Buikwe districts will be launched this month. Known as STAR-C (Strengthening the HIV/AIDS Response in Central Uganda), the project will be run by Kampala-based Naguru Teenage …

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Tooro Kingdom officials concerned about HIV/AIDS prevalence

Fort Portal, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The high HIV/AIDS rates in Tooro have raised concern among Kingdom officials. Dr. Tito Beyeza Abwooli, the Tooro Kingdom Health Minister, said that it is absurd to find that Kabarole in Burahya county, which is under the Kingdom comes second to Kalangala with a …

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Museveni calls for renewed fight against HIV/AIDS

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni has rallied citizens to step up the fight against HIV/AIDS to cut down the number of deaths associated with the virus. The number of deaths is still worrying, although it has fallen from 25,000 people in 2015 to 17,000 people this …

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HIV/AIDS injectable treatment drug

Researchers to conduct study on its efficacy on women under 25 years Kampala, Uganda | PATRICIA AKANKWATSA | Researchers of the vaccine programme at Uganda Virus Research Institute (UVRI) will start conducting a study among females below 25 years to assess the efficacy of Lenacapavir, an HIV injectable drug. Participants will …

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