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HIV: Towards zero

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Born with HIV: Adolescents join the fight...

Here is a real life story of a young Ugandan woman who learnt about her HIV status at 11 years when her mother disclosed it to her.

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How HIV/AIDS fight started in Uganda

It all started in a small fishing community. Patients lost so much weight that residents began to call the disease ‘slim’.

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Is cancer the new face of HIV/AIDS?

There are certain cancers that are associated with AIDS, for example, Kaposi’s sarcoma, Non-Hodgkin lymphoma (cancer of the lymph glands) and cervical...

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HIV/AIDS pandemic lingers despite successes...

Uganda's rapid acknowledgment of the crisis and the overarching “ABC” policy, managed to reduce the national HIV prevalence.

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Addressing HIV/AIDS: Y+ pageant regional...

“We want young men and women in the age range of 16 and 25 who are focused, who can speak and who have information on issues on HIV/AIDS affecting young...

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Tackling HIV: Ugandans shine in Amsterdam...

The Y+ beauty pageant by UNYPA wins the coveted Golden Egg, Fast Forward Award during the AIDS 2018 conference.

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'Dangerous complacency' feared as AIDS conference...

An alarming rate of new infections coupled with an exploding young population in hard-hit countries could spell "a crisis of epic proportions.

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New cheaper, safer HIV drug to be availed...

“The drug is more efficacious; it achieves faster viral load suppression and it is less prone to resistance."

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HIV disrupts brainwork

Birungi explained that HIV/AIDS predisposes people to mental illness in several ways, which include the virus itself interfering with the normal functioning...

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HIV-positive baby dies after mother refuses...

"The baby's mother was HIV-positive and refused treatment for herself and her daughter," investigators say in a statement.

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