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16:32
16:32

HIV Prevalence Rates Escalate in Luweero Town hiv/aids 3

Nkonwa adds that the prevalence rate in Luweero town is attributed to high way truck drivers plying Kampala-Gulu highway who park there and entertainment places where revellers engage in the unprotected sexual behaviours
12:23
12:23

250 Skip ARV Treatment in Hoima arvs 4

David Andia, the In Charge of Kigorobya health Center IV, says all efforts to trace the patients to resume treatment have proved futile.
16:46
16:46

Hoima HIV/AIDS Patients Demand Access to ARVs testing 4 1

Speaking on Tuesday at the belated World AIDS Day Celebrations for Hoima district held at Mbarara primary school, the patients argue that there are no adequate drugs in the health facilities. Vivian Tumwesige, a 23-year-old youth says that failure to avail the health facilities with ARVs puts their lives at risk. She wants the government to available ARVs to all health facilities in the district.
09:41
09:41

UPDF Recruits 280 LDU's in Agago, Pader hepatitis 1

In Agago, 250 prospective recruits turned up for the screening exercise out of which only 162 were shortlisted. However, 14 of the shot-listed candidates tested positive for Hepatitis B infections, one tested positive to HIV while others had body scars and mental health challenges.
13:26
13:26

MBN Lab Sued for Issuing Wrong HIV Result hiv/aids 1 2

Okello, started reacting to the anti-retroviral drugs just after a few days, and sought a second opinion from Aids Information Centre and later at Maries Stopes and Lira Regional Referral Hospital. Subsequent tests indicated that he did not have the virus that transmits HIV.
16:53
16:53

HIV: Kaberamaido Yet to Implement 'Test and Treat' Policy world aids day

Margaret Apio, 47, a resident of Ochero Sub County in Kaberamaido district tested HIV positive about a year ago but to date she is yet to be enrolled a daily antiretroviral ARV treatment. Dr. Godfrey Balengera, Kaberamaido acting District Health Officer, says the likes of Apio are about 518 in the area who are not put on ARV therapy due to shortages of drugs.
17:19
17:19

Luweero Opens Up 18 Youths Corners to Fight HIV hiv/aids 3

The youth corners have been set up at Nyimbwa, Kalagala, Zirobwe Health Center IVs and Butuntumula Health Center III among other government units in the district. The friendly corners will provide youth-friendly services, counselling and guidance, testing for sexually transmitted infections, psychological support, condoms and health education at no cost.
15:45
15:45

Native Doctor Denied Bail over Forged Medical Report masaka high court

The medical report submitted in justification of the condition had been obtained from Masaka health Centre III by a female patient who had issues with pregnancy. The State Attorney questioned how Kizito Ssekidde, a male suspect, could develop pregnancy related complications.
06:54
06:54

Health Ministry: Issuance Of Fake HIV Results On Rise hiv/aids 3 1 Top story

Dr. Allan Muruta, the Assistant Commissioner National Disease Control in the Health Ministry, says the issuance of fake HIV results seems to be increasing.
14:54
14:54

CDC Donates UGX 1.2b to Health Facilities in Rwenzori dr. richard mugahi 2 1

The money from the Centre for Disease Control-CDC through Baylor Uganda will be given to 142 health facilities in the seven districts including Kabarole, Kasese, Ntoroko, Bundibugyo, Kamwenge, Kyenjojo and Kyegegwa. Twenty-two community based organisations CBOs in the region were also given 550 million Shillings for HIV/AIDS treatment and management.
15:24
15:24

UNAIDS Calls for Transparency in HIV Money Use michel sidibé 1

According to Sidibe, without following donor money, sustainability and drawing a transition plan would be difficult. Sidibe also appealed to Kadaga to increase advocacy against stigma and discrimination against persons living with AIDS.
11:31
11:31

Israeli Firm Remodels Male Circumcision Device unaids 1

An Israeli firm behind the only nonsurgical medical male circumcision is remodeling its device over tetanus risk concerns. This follows confirmation by the World Health Organisation WHO that there was a higher risk of tetanus in circumcision performed with the elastic collar compression device compared to other circumcision methods that remove the foreskin at the time of the procedure.
18:02
18:02

CSOs Demand Involvement in the Drafting AIDS Trust Fund Regulations who 3 1

Evelyn Chemutai, the Bukwo Woman MP and Vice Chairperson of the HIV/AIDS committee in Parliament, says this money will enable the government take charge of the AIDS epidemic in the country instead of relying on donors.
10:53
10:53

Lack of Equipment Delays Administration of HIV Treatment cd4 count machine 3 1

Steven Sseruyange the Chairperson of Youths Living with HIV, says the delay to conduct the tests takes a huge toll on the life of people who visit medical centers when they are frail and need quick help.
13:37
13:37

WHO Issues Ethics Guidance to Protect Rights of TB Patients tuberculosis 1

The guidelines released as countries commemorate World Tuberculosis day will help them to adhere to ethics standards to protect rights of all those affected.
17:56
17:56

Mother-to-Child HIV Prevention Faces Hurdles In Ntoroko minister of health 1

Inadequate supply of option B plus medication and shortage of medical workers is affecting the implementation of the Prevention of Mother to Child HIV Transmission PMTCT programme in Ntoroko district.
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07:30

HIV Test and Treat Strategy Makes Inroads in Soroti hiv/aids 2

With just two months implementation, Soroti district has already registered promising success with number of those enrolled on antiretroviral treatment-ART increasing from approximately 11,000 to over 13,000.At Princess Diana health center IV in Soroti district, the number of people living with HIV has increased from 445 to 470 just within a month of implementation of the new treatment strategy.
07:38
07:38

New Strategy to Ease Access to ARVs Launched in Rwenzori hiv/aids 2

The health facility community framework strategy launched in Fort Portal on Tuesday aims at enabling people living with HIV in the community to access treatment without any hindrances.
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Uganda Unveils New HIV Testing Services Policy hiv treatment

The new guidelines aim to simplify health service delivery for health workers and speed up Ugandas efforts to achieve the 90:90:90, an ambitious treatment target set by the United Nations, according to Prof Anthony Mbonye, the acting director of health services in Uganda.
10:23
10:23

Man Living with Aids Held for Injecting Children with Infected Blood hiv/aids infections 1

Police in Kabale is holding a twenty-two-year-old man for allegedly injecting his two nephews with blood infected with HIV/AIDS. The suspect has been identified as Bosco Ngusi, a resident of Hakabungo cell in Mukaranje ward, Katuna town council. The incident occurred on December 12th this year.
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