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Popular birth control shot does not increase HIV risk – Study

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Healthcare managers have been urged to invest more in woman-centred programs that offer a full range of contraceptive choices concurrently with HIV prevention strategies. The call was made by Dr Brenda Mirembe Gatti, an HIV Researcher based at the Makerere University John Hopkins University …

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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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PrEP: A shield against AIDS

Paris, France | AFP | “It’s magic,” said Francois, smiling. “Every time I take a pill I think about the people who aren’t so lucky as to have this option.” Taking a drug normally prescribed to treat AIDS as a way to shield against the deadly disease — known as …

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PrEP will reinforce HIV prevention

By Richard Hasunira, Lydia Mulwanyi-Mukombe and Moses Supercharger Nsubuga The Uganda National Council for Science and Technology (UNCST) must expedite approval of its demonstration protocol In a recent public statement (see “Gileads phony consensus on PrEP”, The Independent, Aug.18), the American-based AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF), which specialises in HIV treatment, …

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