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Hiv/aids

Seizing the moment: Tackling entrenched inequalities...

The UNAIDS new Global Report, Seizing The Moment: tackling entrenched inequalities to tackle epidemics, shows that there were 690,000 AIDS-related deaths...

Women voices should be listened to in the...

The number of women in leadership in Africa is still too low at about only 23% but, countries led by women responded to COVID-19 pandemic better.

HIV treatment might change after lockdown,...

We need to integrate efforts against other killer diseases because in the end, we shall survive COVID-19 and instead die of other diseases,” Nakato said....

Injection better at HIV protection than daily...

For now, the only medication approved for HIV prevention is a drug cocktail called PrEP, which stands for pre-exposure prophylaxis.

Supercharger in accident while trying to...

It is not surviving accident that makes news as much as the degree to which Nsubuga was willing to sacrifice his life in order to save several others....

A keen eye on HIV and AIDS in light of COVID-19...

Annually over 23,000 people die as a result of HIV and 50,000 new HIV infections are recorded, in Uganda.

Coronavirus lockdowns could spark rise in...

"It's very likely that people's risk behaviors will resume before they will have full access to prevention services," he said.

COVID-19: Why universities have the capacity...

Something else has attracted my attention in the Uganda COVID-19 fight – namely; the untapped capacity that Ugandan Universities have, to contribute to...

Fighting epidemics is Uganda's top health...

Uganda seems to be using the experience it gained fighting HIV/Aids, Marburg, Ebola and measles to keep the COVID-19curve flat. 

Living with HIV under COVID-19 Part 2

How has the COVID-19 pandemic impacted on people living with HIV? What is happening to HIV testing, access to ARVs and counseling in this current Lock-Down?...

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