KAMPALA â€” The Education ministry has asked district education and information officers to ensure that headteachers implement the Presidential Initiative on Aids Strategy for Communication to Youth (PIASCY). This was said by Emmanuel Kusemererwa, senior education officer in
KAMPALA â€” The Education ministry has asked district education and information officers to ensure that headteachers implement the Presidential Initiative on Aids Strategy for Communication to Youth (PIASCY). This was said by Emmanuel Kusemererwa, senior education officer in charge of pre-primary at a recent PIASCY workshop.
LIRA â€” Tonny Adwari, the Lira LC5 secretary for Health has warned organisations which have received funding to carry out HIV/AIDS programmes in the district to do so and stop misappropriating it. He said those implicated would be arrested and prosecuted. Ogwang Adwari was recently speaking at a training workshop for counselling aides organised by Alice Labol Foundation a local non governmental organisation (NGO) supporting people displaced by war at St Augustine Centre.
BUSHENYI â€” The directorate of health services Bushenyi district recently distributed 86,000 condoms to people at a function to mark ten years of the existence of Straight talk foundation, an NGO that gives out reproductive health information to the youth. James Wander, the reproductive health co-ordinator said most people who took condoms were the youth.
MUKONO â€” Najja sub-county has been selected to host the official launching of Mukono district mass measles immunisation campaign on October 15. The District Director of Health Services (DDHS), Dr. Elly Tumushabe said on Friday that the district Health committee selected Najja sub-county as part of the various strategies laid down to ensure that Mukono registers maximum immunisation coverage in the forth coming national exercise.
Warning on prostitutes
RAKAI â€” Vincent Ssemakula, Rakai LC5 Chairman, has warned residents against Aids, saying many young women had turned to prostitution, demanding for live sex for more pay.
Ssemakula said this at a recent graduation ceremony for about 341 aids counsellors trained by the Lutheran World Federation (LWF) at Lyantonde.
JINJA â€” Dr David Kitimbo, District Director of Health Services has asked Muslims under the Islamic Medical Association of Uganda (IMAU) to sensitise
communities on the need for proper sanitation. He was on Sunday speaking at the closure of the tenth convention of IMAU at hotel triangle Annex in Jinja.
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MASAKA â€” Over 6,000 condoms were given out by the Masaka Municipal Youth Foundation to people who took part in this yearâ€™s Farmerâ€™s exhibition which ended on August 18 at the Masaka Liberation Square in Masaka town. The youths reiterated their commitment to the fight against AIDS.