HIV Rate Back on the Rise in Uganda

The rising number of new infections now estimated at 130,000 per year has pushed Uganda's HIV prevalence rate up from 6.4 percent in 2005 to 7.3 percent last year. A country that was once a star of the international Aids community is now moving backwards.

  • Uganda:  I Sacrificed a Clinic to Save Lives

    New Vision, 15 October 2012

    I closed down my clinic in Bweyogerere and sold all the medicine and other items to save lives in Kawempe. This was after seeing a large number of HIV positive patients visiting a ... read more »

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  • Uganda:  Aids Puzzle Not as Easy as ABC (opinion)

    The Observer, 7 October 2012

    One of the success stories that Uganda has enjoyed in its 50 years of self-rule is the successful war it waged against HIV and Aids at the turn of the 20th century. read more »

  • Uganda:  U.S. Gives Uganda 27 Billion to Fight HIV/Aids

    New Vision, 27 September 2012

    Three Ugandan organisations fighting HIV/Aids have received a total of US$10.75m (sh27b) from US President Barack Obama. read more »

  • Uganda:  HIV Tops Gulu Hospital Deaths

    The Observer, 27 September 2012

    While antiretroviral therapy (ART) is key to fighting HIV-related deaths, many people in Gulu continue to be claimed by HIV/Aids because they either don't take medication, fail to ... read more »