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11:27
11:27

Poor Sanitation Hinders HIV/AIDS Management at Kasensero Landing Site hiv/aids prevalence 4 1

Jane Nabukenya, a Nursing Assistant at Kasensero Health Centre II, says that they are faced with a problem of secondary infections arising from poor hygiene.
12:07
12:07

Kabarole, Bunyangabu Registers High Demand for HIV Emergency Drugs bunyagabu district 1

Post-exposure prophylaxis PEP is an emergency drug given to people who may have been exposed to the HIV virus. The Ministry of Health approved the use of PEP, sold under the brand name Truvada, in 2016. The drug is taken over a period of one month.
14:55
14:55

Child Prostitution in Mbale Worries Authorities hiv/aids prevalence 5

Wandwasi says that more than 20 percent of children living in urban centres in the district are currently involved in commercial sex. The vice is common in the trading centres of Busiu, Bugema, Munkaaga, Nkoma, and Nakaloke, located along the highway often used by long-distance truck drivers.
13:04
13:04

HIV Prevalence Among Expectant Mothers Declines In Kitgum hiv/aids prevalence

The prevalence of human Immune deficiency Virus (HIV) in Kitgum district has registered a small decline according to latest data released this week. The data uses the indicator of expectant mothers tested during antenatal visits in the financial year 2013/2014 in the different health facilities in the district. It shows a decline from 9.5 percent in 2012/2013 to 7.0 percent in 2013/2014.
14:10
14:10

10,000 Breastfeeding Mothers Enrolled On ART In Northern Uganda hiv/aids prevalence

Over 10,000 HIV positive breastfeeding mothers in northern Uganda have been enrolled on Standard antiretroviral therapy (ART) for life, according to the Northern Uganda Health Integration to Enhance Services (NU-HITES).
11:24
11:24

Lamwo Farming Communities Fail to Adhere to Anti Retro-viral Drugs hiv/aids prevalence

Dr. Dennis Ochula Omoya, the in charge Padibe Health Sub district says the practice is very common in Lamwo district, which he says affects their efforts to reduce the spread of the disease due to unfaithfulness among the farming communities.
10:39
10:39

HIV-positive People In Kibaale Call For Govt Help male circumcision

In Kibaale, among 10,175 people who tested between the months of October and December last year, 651 males were found positive, putting their prevalence rate at 6.5% while 529 females or 5.2% were found positive.
16:21
16:21

MUWRP Moves To Address High HIV Prevalence Rates On Koome Island fishing communities 2

The rate of HIV/Aids prevalence in Koome Island, Mukono district, stands at 18 percent, almost three times higher than the national figure that stands at 7.3 percent.
09:05
09:05

Kasensero Fishermen Decry Poor Access to ARVs hiv/aids prevalence

Some of the fishermen at Kasensero and Kijanebarora landing sites say they walk 20km to go and get drugs from Kakuuto health centre III and Rakai hospital respectively because there are fewer health workers to attend to them.
17:01
17:01

Police Force Starts Fight On HIV/Aids Prevalence In Force uganda police force 1

One of the posters features a portrait of the Inspector General of Police (IGP) Lt. Gen. Kale Kayihura asking what you have done as a Police Leader in response to HIV/Aids prevention and impact mitigation. Make HIV/Aids response command driven in the Uganda Police Force.
16:08
16:08

Health Experts Warn of Neglect of HIV Positive Adolescents hiv/aids prevalence 1

Health experts have expressed fear over the growing gap in the development and adaptation of culturally appropriate interventions for adolescents’ living with HIV/Aids in Uganda.
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