Author: James Odong

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Communities complain of poor health services in Amuria, eastern Uganda

People from Wera sub-county, Amuria district in eastern Uganda have decried the poor standard of health services there. ...

Grow your own scheme to help people living with HIV in coastal Uganda

People living with HIV in harbour landing sites of Kaberamaido district, eastern Uganda are set to benefit from an agriculture project that will enabl ...

Uganda: Concern over mandatory HIV testing raised by civil society groups

Civil society organisations in Teso, eastern Uganda have asked the government to go slow in its plans to commence mandatory HIV testing in public heal ...

Rural Ugandan health centre still lacking CD4 machine

Kumi Health Centre IV in eastern Uganda is still short of a CD4 machine, a critical machine that allows clinicians to know when to start people living ...

HIV prevalence shoots up in Amuria, eastern Uganda

Amuria district in eastern Uganda marked World AIDS Day on Saturday (1 December) with the revelation by health experts that the HIV prevalence in the ...

Couples should test for HIV, head of Uganda AIDS Commission warns

The director general of the Uganda AIDS Commission Dr. Kihumuro Apuli has asked that every couple intending to get into a committed relationship shoul ...

Ugandan Aids Support Organisation to target clients of sex workers

Uganda: The AIDS Support Organization (TASO) says it has plans to mobilise men and especially boda cyclists and riders on prevention strategies agains ...

Uganda: New approaches to preventing mother to child transmission must be explored

As the fight against HIV intensifies, stakeholders should devise ways of preventing mother to child transmission of HIV, an HIV counsellor has said. ...

Married couples warned againt mulitplie sexual partners

A survey recently done by Uganda AIDS Commission indicates close to 90% of new infections in adults occur in those who engage in multiple sexual relat ...

Uganda: Soroti district unveils plans for World Aids Day

Safe male circumcision, cervical cancer screening and candle lighting in memory of those who have died and those who are newly infected are to feature ...
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