Thursday,October 24,2019 03:08 AM

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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Uganda: A nation of drama

Theatre, which did not just play the role of a mirror to the troubled society of our war years, lost its appeal when it diverted to the “merely funny”. Since it did not give much hope to audiences, the fast growing Pentecostal movement took its place....