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Gulu district fails to enrol back 9,000 people on ARV treatment

Gulu, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  |  Gulu District health department has failed to enrol back 9,000 people living with HIV on the life-prolonging Anti-Retroviral therapy after abandoning treatment during the nationwide lockdown because of the COVID 19 pandemic. Statistics from the health department show that only 18,000 out of the 27,000 …

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Gulu district struggles to contain hepatitis B infections

Gulu , Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  |  Gulu District health department is struggling to contain Hepatitis B infections because of the failure by residents to embrace vaccination. At least 832 people tested positive for hepatitis B between January 2020 and February 2021, according to statistics from the District health department.    …

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9,000 abandon HIV/AIDS treatment in Gulu as infections double

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | At least 9,000 people living with HIV in Gulu have reportedly abandoned antiretroviral therapy-ART in as infections moved to grow from 8.4 percent previously to 14 percent currently. William Onyai, the district health education officer for Gulu told Uganda Radio Network on Wednesday in an …

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