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Luweero embraces model to reach out to people living with HIV

Luweero, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  |  Luweero district has embraced the “Differentiated Service Delivery model-DSMD” with the aim of identifying and reaching out to People Living with HIV/AIDS in villages. Under the “Differentiated Service Delivery model” health workers move from health centers to communities where they identify individuals in need for HIV/AIDs …

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Ending HIV stigma

Woman wrongly convicted of spreading HIV released Kampala, Uganda | IAN KATUSIIME | During the Christmas holiday of 2018, Sylvia Komuhangi went on a tour in northern Uganda and decided to visit her friend Grace Anena in Kitgum. It was a visit that would change her life. And her life …

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HIV treatment adherence low among patients in Gulu-TASO

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Adherence to treatment among people living with HIV/AIDS in Gulu district is still low, according to reports from The Aids Supports Organisation-TASO Gulu Treatment Centre. HIV treatment adherence means starting treatment, keeping all medical appointments and taking medication as prescribed by medics. However at …

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People living with HIV demand access to holistic health care

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Persons Living with HIV and AIDS want government to provide them with holistic health care instead of concentrating on HIV alone. Through their umbrella organization, the National Forum for People Living with HIV/AIDS Network in Uganda-NAFOPHANU, they want the government to start providing them with …

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