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99% using new HIV drug without knowing what they are taking

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | HIV activists are blaming government for not giving people living with HIV information regarding the new Anti-Retroviral Therapies (ARVs) yet the country has adopted a human rights approach as a key tool in their HIV response as recommended by the World Health Organisation. In a …

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Registering essential medicines

Uganda lags behind Kenya as experts advise East African countries to prioritise their essential medicines for drug registration | THE INDEPENDENT | Governments should ensure that the regulatory agencies responsible for registering medicines prioritise and restrict the registration of medicines to only those that are on the lists of essential …

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WHO hails universal health coverage milestones in Africa amid pandemic

Nairobi, Kenya | Xinhua | Many African countries have demonstrated commitment to achieving universal health coverage (UHC) amid disruptions triggered by the COVID-19 pandemic, a World Health Organization (WHO) official said on Saturday during the Universal Health Coverage Day. Matshidiso Moeti, WHO Regional Director for Africa said that universal health coverage …

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WHO launches new alliance to combat false information on COVID-19

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT | The World Health Organization (WHO) has launched a new alliance, the Africa Infodemic Response Alliance (AIRA), to coordinate actions and pool resources in combating misinformation around COVID-19 pandemic and other health emergencies in Africa. Digital platforms have been flooded with COVID-19-related information since the pandemic …

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