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Condom Stock Out Hits Bukwo Hospital world aids day 1 1

Johnson Zakayo, the case manager at the Antiretroviral Treatment-ART Clinic in Bukwo General Hospital, says none of the health facilities in the district has condoms.
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HIV: Kaberamaido Yet to Implement 'Test and Treat' Policy world aids day

Margaret Apio, 47, a resident of Ochero Sub County in Kaberamaido district tested HIV positive about a year ago but to date she is yet to be enrolled a daily antiretroviral ARV treatment. Dr. Godfrey Balengera, Kaberamaido acting District Health Officer, says the likes of Apio are about 518 in the area who are not put on ARV therapy due to shortages of drugs.
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Nearly 21 Million People Living With HIV Now On Treatment right to health 1

A report; Right to health, released ahead of World AIDS Day, shows that access to treatment has risen significantly from a miserable 685,000 people in 2000 to 20.9 million people living with HIV by June 2017.
10:14
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Alcoholism Threatens Uganda's HIV Success Story – Museveni world aids day 2 3

President Museveni says Ugandas success story in the fight against HIV is fading with a steady rise in new infections among adolescents. He adds that most new infections arise out of intoxication.
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New HIV Infections Projected to Rise among Adolescents world aids day

Last year, 250,000 adolescents were infected with HIV, the virus that causes AIDS. Girls accounted for three out of every four new infections among adolescents aged 15-19.
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Woman Arrested For Defiling 12-year-old Boy underage sex Top story

A 32-year-old woman in Apac district has charged with with aggravated defilement of a 12 year old boy and jailed. The woman Harriet Agoa was presented before the Apac District Grade One Magistrate's Court on Friday.
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We Can End HIV/AIDS by 2030- UNAIDS world aids day 2 1 Top story

The new guidelines emphasize simplification and do not differentiate between exposure sources but rather provide recommendations across all exposures. This implies that PEP will be made available for all populations adults, adolescents and children, for all potential types of exposure occupational and non-occupational in all settings for the first time.
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Nebbi Town Council Threatens to Close Lodges Over Poor Condom Disposal condoms

Festo Thugitho, the Acting town clerk Nebbi town council says they have started imposing fines on some lodges but if they don't improve they will be left with no option but to withdraw their operational license.
15:33
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UNAIDS Warns Uganda On Low HIV/AIDS Funding hiv/aids treatment 3

The UNAIDS Country Coordinator Musa Bungudu has said Uganda should not continue waiting for foreign support to fund the HIV/AIDS activities in the country. Currently only 27,000 Ugandans get treatment funded by the government out of the 577,000 HIV/AIDS infected persons.
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HIV Positive At 27, Living Her Life Fully A Decade Later living positively 3

The 39 year old is a resident of Buraru in Kyabigambire Sub County. She tested for HIV in the year 2000, and the results were positive. She was 27 years old.
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2000 Undergo Free Male Circumcision In Bugiri world aids day

Up to 2000 people have undergone free safe male circumcision in Bugiri district since the start of the programme earlier this year as a measure aimed at reducing the spread of HIV/Aids amongst sexually active males.
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Isingiro Residents Shun Aids Day Event Over Eviction Threats. world aids day 2 3

Residents from six sub counties neighboring Nakivale settlement camp in Isingiro district on Thursday boycotted the Word Aids Day function in protest of what they called plans by government to evict them from their land.
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PLWA: We Want Affirmative Action in Managing HIV Programs world aids day

HIV/Aids clients in Arua district have petitioned the government and the Non-Governmental Organizations to start using affirmative action in employment of people to implement HIV-related programs in order to fight corruption.
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Bishop Attacks Media Over HIV/Aids Infections world aids day 1

Kasana-Luweero Diocesan bishop has accused the media fraternity for worsening the HIV/Aids scourge in the country. Right Reverend Dr. Paul Ssemwogerere says that the misleading adverts and messages that have dominated the media today are playing a major role in the raising infection rates.
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Muduuma Prison Inmates Test For HIV/Aids world aids day

Inmates in Muduuma prison on Thursday voluntarily tested for HIV/Aids at Muduuma Sub County head quarters, as part of the activities to mark the World Aids Day in Mpigi district.
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