Uganda Govt Launches Massive HIV Campaign

In the wake of World Aids Day, the government has renewed it commitment to reducing the rate of HIV transmission from mother-to-child.

  • Uganda:  Govt Launches Massive Aids Campaign

    New Vision, 2 December 2012

    The Government on Saturday launched a massive HIV/AIDS campaign, to curb the rising infections. Emphasis will be placed on eliminating transmission of HIV from a mother to her ... read more »

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Parents wait patiently at an ARV clinic (file photo).

  • Uganda:  HIV/ Aids Bill Almost Ready

    New Vision, 1 December 2012

    Government is in the last stages of preparing an HIV/AIDS bill for Parliament to debate. read more »

  • Uganda:  Government Announces All Women to Receive Antiretroviral Drugs

    Radio France Internationale, 1 December 2012

    An influencial non-government organisation in Uganda has called on the adult population to abstain from extra marital sex in order to prevent the transmission of the HIV virus. ... read more »

  • Uganda:  Women Should Allow Men Heal After SMC

    The Independent, 1 December 2012

    Safe Male Circumcision (SMC) policy was launched in September 2010 to reduce the risk of HIV infection in men by 60 percent. However, advocates say women and leaders have stalled ... read more »

  • Uganda:  Pregnant HIV-Positive Mums Will Get Free ARVs - Gov't

    New Vision, 30 November 2012

    All pregnant women will get free anti-retroviral (ARV) drugs to stop the transmission of the HIV virus to the unborn babies, the Ministry of Health has said. read more »

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