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09:41
09:41

Women more at Risk of HIV in Pregnancy, During Breastfeeding-Researchers 3

According to Dr. Phionah Kibalama Ssembambo, this risk is even higher among breastfeeding women who are four times more at risk of infection compared to their nonbreast-feeding counterparts.
16:11
16:11

Coming HIV Preventing Injection to Cater for Adolescents Too-MU-JHU HIV injections 2 1

This HIV drug, which is awaiting approval by the National Drug Authority (NDA) is taken by HIV-negative individuals who are at high risk of infection such as sex workers, discordant couples, or individuals with multiple sex partners.
17:20
17:20

Mulago, MUJHU Sign MOU to Collaborate on Health Research mulago hospital 4 1

The Mulago Hospital Acting Executive Director Dr. Rosemary Byanyima said that MUJHU comes in to fill the research gap as the hospital gets buried in a huge task of clinical care for patients.
18:45
18:45

Scientists Opt to Visual Art to Promote Vaccination Among Pregnant Women 2 3

URN spoke to Luke Jerram, an Installation Artist involved in the campaign and he said he chose to use fashion design to illustrate that just as clothing protects us from the outside world, whether from extreme temperature, rain or abrasion, so vaccinations create a layer of protection from infection.
18:12
18:12

Shortage of Raltegravir Worries Clients on Third Line HIV Treatment drug stockouts 2

Raltegravir, an integrase inhibitor, is used by people living with HIV that are on third-line treatment. It is administered as a tablet, chewable tablet, and as granules for oral suspension, prescribed for decreasing chances of developing Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS) and HIV-related illnesses such as serious infections or cancer.
15:49
15:49

New Study Assesses Potency of Six Monthly Injection for HIV Prevention Ministry of Health 5 1

This study will be conducted in four districts of Mityana, Masaka, Hoima and Kalangala for a period of six years. According to Dr. Flavia Matovu Kiweewa, a Researcher based at the Makerere University -Johns Hopkins University Research Collaboration, participants will be receiving an injection every after six months.
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