Uganda Smoothing the Treatment Path for HIV/Aids Patients
Various HIV/Aids service providers are operating in isolation which sometimes leads to patients visiting more than one health center for the same service. Health authorities are now developing a tracking mechanism that will use patient identity numbers, linked to the HIV central referral system, for proper follow-ups.
Observer, 26 February 2019
Medics have identified the absence of a proper tracking mechanism for people who have tested positive to HIV/Aids and those on Anti-Retroviral Therapy (ART) as major bottlenecks in… Read more »
There are no magic bullets to prevent HIV, says UNAIDS.
Monitor, 30 November 2018
Uganda has made significant progress in combating the HIV epidemic. HIV prevalence rate was 18 per cent in the 90s but has reduced to 6 per cent currently. There has been a… Read more »
Monitor, 23 July 2018
Uganda is a step closer to achieving 90 per cent of the people living with HIV/Aids having the amount of the virus in their bodies suppressed by 2020, as one of the global targets… Read more »