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Youth living with HIV speak out

Each year, on December 1, the world commemorates World AIDS Day. This year’s theme was “Ending the HIV/AIDS Epidemic, resilience and impact”.

Uganda to try six-month long-lasting injectable...

The Gilead Women’s PrEP Study will enroll about 5,000 participants — only adolescent girls and young women at high risk of HIV infection. It will take...

Father sentenced to 40 years for defiling...

SEXUAL ABUSE | After five years and one month on remand in Masaka prison, Benon Kafeero learnt that he would spend another 40 years in jail for defiling...

Judiciary urged to extend special considerations...

"The reason sex workers don't seek services is that they have special needs that need to be addressed from the human rights perspective," she said.

Philly Bongoley to be remembered at second...

Esther Mbayo, the minister in charge of the presidency said Lutaaya made an outstanding contribution in the fight against HIV/AIDs.

Could COVID-19 be an amplifier of sexual...

University students in particular constitute a group which is most vulnerable to sexual violence

The Y+ Beauty Pageant 2020 launched

“The contest doesn’t focus on looks, but on a young positive being a role model for other young people with HIV, on being able to advocate for the needs...

First person cured of HIV dying from blood...

Timothy Ray Brown, the American once known as "the Berlin patient" who in 2008 became the first person to be cured of HIV, is terminally ill with cancer,...

Humble greens: Food for the sick

HEALTH  When sick, eating becomes particularly difficult. Loss of appetite, blisters in the mouth and throat and the prospect of throwing out whatever...

Health ministry receives machines to boost...

The machines, which are portable, provide a short turnaround time in HIV and viral load testing among infants.

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Kawempe neonatal ICU gets new equipment

Kawempe neonatal ICU gets new equipment

The health minister, Dr Ruth Aceng, urged health workers to use the new facilities to save the newborns.