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15:14
15:14

Street Kids' Will Kill us if we Don't Address their Needs- Archbishop Warns HIV/AIDS 3 1

According to the Archbishop, the country faces a time bomb from such vulnerable children who may end up into criminal gangs or habitual offenders if a strategic intervention is not sought to sustainably address their future needs.
16:56
16:56

Johnson’s Imbokodo HIV Vaccine Trial In Africa Fails Johnson & Johnson 1 Top story

Johnson & Johnson and partners today announced that the Imbokodo study or the HVTN 705/ HPX2008, did not significantly reduce the overall risk of HIV acquisition among over 2,600 women.
07:47
07:47

Teenagers Living With HIV/AIDS In Luwero Lag Behind In Suppressing of Viral Load 4 1 Top story

Dr. Innocent Nkonwa, the Luwero District Health Officer reveals that 103% of people living with HIV/Aids that is above the 95 % target were diagnosed and know their HIV/AIDS status. He says 95% of these have been enrolled on antiretroviral therapy and 86% have suppressed the viral load in their bodies.
11:39
11:39

14-Year-Old HIV Positive Boy Abandoned at Kiwoko Hospital COVID 19 Lockdown 4 1

Paul Mugisha, a senior HIV/AIDS counsellor at Kiwoko Hospital, says that the boy was malnourished with several wounds all over his body, by the time he was admitted at the facility. After a number of tests, he was found to have HIV, and his CD4 had fallen drastically.
14:36
14:36

Task Force Disregards MP’s Ideas on Use of COVID-19 Funds HIV/AIDS 4 1

Aswa County MP Ronald Reagan Okumu who was the first to hand over the money indicated that the Task Force should use it for purchasing adjustable beds for Awach Health Centre IV, a facility located in his constituency. Meanwhile, Lyandro Komakech, the Gulu Municipality MP wanted his money used to procure relief food to benefit former Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA) captive mothers and cyclists of Gulu City Bodaboda Association.
14:31
14:31

Health Workers Trace Clients on Phone HIV/AIDS 6

Sister Judith Mbabazi, the in-Charge of the HIV/AIDS clinic at Mbarara Municipal Health center IV, says there is a more than 50 percent decline in attendance.
16:32
16:32

Covid19 Lockdown: A nightmare for Women Living With HIV HIV/AIDS 1 7

While some people are stressing over relief food, rent, and perhaps the deteriorating economy, it’s a life struggle for Esther Nalubega and Sylvia Nassazi who are compelled to trek miles to acquire ARVs in this lockdown.
15:27
15:27

Hiv/Aids Infections High Among Older Men-Health Experts 2 1

Victor Rwengabo, the Uganda aids commission zonal coordinator for Gulu notes that their finding indicates older men between 45-49 are contracting HIV/AIDS more than young men citing it’s quite high for such age bracket. Young people (15-24 years) are responsible for 34% of new HIV infections annually.
10:34
10:34

250 Youth Empowered to Fight HIV through Tennis Sport HIV/AIDS 4 6

The Program provides HIV/AIDS education and awareness, in honour of fallen African American tennis player, Arthur Ashe, the first and only African American male to win the U.S Open and Wimbledon singles titles. Ashe learned in 1988 that he had contracted AIDS through a blood transfusion and became an HIV/AIDS activist. He died in 1993 of AIDS-related pneumonia.
17:50
17:50

Kabaka Asks Subjects to Use Sports to Fight HIV/Aids masaza cup 2 1

Kabaka tasked the sportsmen to use the popularity gained through such tournaments to fight the HIV/AIDS and other diseases that are claiming lives of his subjects.
17:24
17:24

Gulu Mayor Alarmed by Rise of Commercial Male Sex Workers HIV/AIDS 2 1

Alex Okoya, the Labour Line Parish LC II Chairperson in Pece Division confirmed to URN the presence of the commercial male sex workers owing to high demand by working class women like Bankers and high profile widows who normally rent rooms in the outskirts of town where they are serviced by the young boys.
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