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HIV vaccinations and trials in Uganda 2000 – 2005

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Another AIDS vaccine is tested in Uganda. This would bring to three, the number of such vaccines in Uganda.

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Another AIDS vaccine is tested in Uganda. This would bring to three, the number of such vaccines in Uganda.

UNICEF warns on ARV use:

UNICEF and scientist warn against use of ARVs without improving the nutrition of the patients 

July 2003: 35 volunteer for AIDS vaccine trial at Entebbe

Thirty five volunteers, four of them women received injections in the ongoing AIDS vaccine trial in Entebbe. Dr. Seth Berkley, the president of the International AIDS Vaccine Initiative (IAVI) described the progress as rapid.

September 2003: Poor set to get cheap vaccine

The World Trade Organisation finally agrees on letting poor nations import cheaper generic drugs to fight killer diseases such as AIDS and malaria, ending an often bitter long-running row. 

October 2003: Another AIDS vaccine on trial 

Another AIDS vaccine is tested in Uganda. This would bring to three, the number of such vaccines in Uganda.  September 2004: Government officials shy away from ARVS  The presidential advisor on HIV/AIDS, Kintu Musoke, says high ranking government officials living with HIV/AIDS are too scared to go for free ARVs drugs because they fear the public reaction.

October 2004: More people using ARVs – Muhwezi

AIDS patients receiving ARVs increased from 15,000 to 25,000 in a few months. This was due to the fall in the cost of drugs, health minister Jim Muhwezi said. 

February 2005: 30 for HIV trials 

Scientists start registering volunteers for HIV vaccines trial set to begin in July. Over 70 people attended a seminar on the first phase trial that was to be conducted by Makerere University Walter Reed Project. 

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