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12:42
12:42

Uganda to Conduct New HIV Prevention Ring Trials 1

The study is expected to be completed by early 2018 resulting into an extensive dossier to be submitted to regulators. Once on the market, after all trials and approvals, the ring could be sold at not more than 10 U.S. Dollars about 33,000 Shillings. Each ring can be used for one month.
19:22
19:22

Uganda Making Strides in HIV Treatment Targets 1

One of the studies, code-named SEARCH, employed a community-based multi-disease approach to HIV testing combined with a patient-centred test and treat model of ART. At the start of SEARCH, 45 percent of the HIV-positive population had viral loads below 500 copies/ml. Two years later, following the study intervention, 81 percent were virally suppressed.
12:45
12:45

Uganda Wins USD 31 Million to Keep Girls in School pepfar

The funding is part of the DREAMS innovation challenge, a 385 million US Dollar project supported by the US Presidents Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief-PEPFAR. The partnership, led by PEPFAR and with the support of the Bill Melinda Gates Foundation supports adolescent girls and young women to become Determined, Resilient, Empowered, AIDS-free, Mentored, and Safe.
17:21
17:21

New HIV Infections Up in 74 Countries aids2016 3

The highest rates of infection were in Southern Africa with more than one percent of the population per year becoming infected in Botswana, Lesotho and Swaziland. Uganda had an average of 77,000 new infections, down from 140,000 infections in 2014.
12:11
12:11

New Regimen Averts HIV Transmission through Breast Milk

Until today, Medical experts recommended formula feeding for infants in order to avert possible transmission through breast milk. World Health Organisation data indicates that transmission rates through breast milk can range between 15 to 45 percent.
16:41
16:41

Political Declaration on Ending AIDS by 2030 Unrealistic- Activists aids2016 1 4

Activists from different parts of the world argued that with insufficient funding and a shortage of health workers, the target to end HIV/Aids by 2030 remains far-fetched.
17:57
17:57

Activists Demand Combined Action for TB, HIV Care aids2016 1 1

Valerie Mizrahi, the head of the University of Cape Towns Institute of Infectious Disease and Molecular Medicine, added that the lack of political urgency, and the growing threat of drug resistance must all be confronted head on in order to reduce the global burden of TB.
14:51
14:51

Funding Drop Raises Uncertainty in HIV Fight hiv funding 2 Top story

The decline in donor funding for HIV is blamed on the significant appreciation of the U.S. Dollar that resulted in the depreciation of most other donor currencies, delays in disbursement by the U.S government and the front loading of pledged contributions to the Global Fund for HIV, Tuberculosis and Malaria.
11:40
11:40

Scientists Seek More Funding For HIV Cure Research 1 1

Over 18,000 scientists, activists and policy makers gathered in Durban, South Africa for the 21st international Aids Conference, argue that funding could boost the growing scientific interest in the search for an HIV cure, novel research initiatives, and a new optimism that a cure or sustainable remission for HIV is feasible.
20:38
20:38

Negotiators Struggle to Agree on New Climate Change Legal Regime. 2

UN climate change conference delegates are searching for common ground on the future of climate change legal regime as the negotiations intensify and move towards the end-line in Durban, South Africa.
00:06
00:06

Ugandan sets out key Demands as UN Climate talks enter Final Stages durban south africa 2

Uganda’s delegations has set out key demands including the need for forest protection as UN climate talks in Durban high level negotiations move closer to final days.
07:50
07:50

Negotiators Eye Green Climate Fund Agreement in Durban 2

Delegates at the UN climate change conference in Durban, South Africa say the negotiations should end with an agreement to launch the Green Climate Fund (GCF) needed to adapt and mitigate the effects of climate change.
00:09
00:09

UN Chief Warns of Tougher Times in Climate Change Financing. 3

United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon says the global economic crisis is likely to affect world leaders\' efforts to mobilize funds for climate change.
17:29
17:29

Women Most at Risk from Climate Change Disasters, Says UN Report

A new report by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) says investment in new technologies can improve women’s climate adaptation capacity and livelihood opportunities.
08:33
08:33

Second high level negotiations Climate change negotiations kick off 3

United Nations climate-change talks have moved for a more moment with debate now focused on how much money is available to developing nations to adapt to, and mitigate against, climate change.
08:29
08:29

Uganda joins push for agriculture Funding In Climate Change deal 2

Uganda is one of the countries pushing negotiators at the Durban Climate Change summit to include funding for agriculture in addressing climate change.
18:35
18:35

United Nations Bodies Feud over Uganda's Climate Change money 1

An apparent in fighting with in United Nations institutions has delayed the release of over 25 billion shillings Uganda requires to fund climate change activities.
15:57
15:57

Africa Demands More Commitment In Climate Change Talks global warming 2

Industrialized countries are required under the United Nations Framework to commit funding and also announce measures to reduce emission of dangerous gases responsible for global warming.
00:12
00:12

UN Climate Change Conference Durban kicks off durban south africa 3

The United Nations climate change conference has opened in Durban South Africa with a call to leaders in least developed and developed countries to take actions to fight or reverse effects of climate change.
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