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Women can enroll on new ARV combination drug- Health Ministry

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Ministry of Health is to enroll women to the newly introduced HIV/AIDS combination therapy treatment by of October.The government last year rolled out a new and more effective combination drug- treatment tenofovir-lamivudine-dolutegravir commonly known as TLD but women living with HIV were excluded from …

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Drug-resistant TB

A new study offers new hope | Andrew Nunn and I.D. Rusen | Tuberculosis (TB) is the leading cause of death in the world from a single infectious disease, causing more deaths than HIV/AIDS. In 2017, 10 million people developed TB disease globally and an estimated 1.6 million died. One …

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HIV treatment breakthrough

New experimental injection could revolutionise treatment Scientists have developed a new therapy for HIV/AIDS that they say could lead to longer periods of pill-free treatment and even eventually, perhaps, to what experts call a “functional cure”. Researchers at Taiwan-based United BioPharma report encouraging results with a single injection that seems …

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A cure for HIV?

Feasible but not yet realised | Allison Webel | Assistant Professor of Nursing, Case Western Reserve University A team of scientists and physicians from the UK recently published news of a second HIV positive man, in London, who is in long-term (18-month) HIV remission after undergoing treatment for Hodgkins lymphoma. …

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Improved condom use on Masaka landing sites excites health officials

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Improved condom usage among people on landing sites in Greater Masaka region has excited health authorities. Brenda Kiyingi, the Masaka District Assistant Health Officer announced the development during activities commemorating the International Condom day at Namirembe landing site in Kyanamuka Sub on Monday. She …

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UPDF unveils Ulinzi condoms

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda People’s Defense Force-UPDF has unveiled a new brand of condoms as part of its efforts to fight the HIV scourge. Ulinzi condoms are packed in a digital camouflage pack similar to UPDF uniforms. The Ulinzi condoms, which are produced in Thailand, were unveiled during …

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Fighting HIV/AIDS

Uganda’s tough choice between prevention and treatment Kampala, Uganda | FLAVIA NASSAKA | Uganda will in 2019 launch two researches aimed at preventing the spread of HIV/AIDS. The first, dubbed ‘Deliver’,will be based on ring laced with the HIV drug Dapivirinebeing placed in the vagina and an oral drugTruvadataken daily …

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