Changes to the Key Correspondents Programme

From 1 September 2016, activity relating to the Key Correspondents Programme is on hold for the foreseeable future whilst ongoing options for the programme are considered. This website will be updated once further information is available. ...
August 24, 2016

Prisoners in Zambia need better access to HIV services

As the Zambia Prison service embarks on a campaign to reduce HIV prevalence among men who have sex with men, gay rights activists say more needs to be done to tackle homophobia and discrimination in the country. Prisoners are one … more
August 23, 2016 Filed under HIV and human rights 0 Comments

HIV diagnosis during pregnancy increases risk of domestic abuse

Being diagnosed with HIV during pregnancy increases the risk of domestic violence postpartum among women with no history of abuse in their relationship. A few weeks ago during my work as a specialist doctor in infectious diseases at a hospital … more
August 22, 2016 Filed under HIV and sexual and reproductive health and rights 0 Comments

Why is HIV-related stigma still rife in Uganda?

More than three decades since the first case of HIV was diagnosed in Uganda, it is inexcusable that stigma and discrimination towards people living with HIV still rear their ugly heads among us. In one way or another, many Ugandans … more
August 19, 2016 Filed under HIV and human rights 0 Comments