Author: Henry Zakumumpa

Ugandan activists call for early action on patent barriers for generic HIV drugs

Human rights organisations warn that action must start now to protect the lives of thousands of Ugandans on HIV treatment, who stand to suffer if gene ...

Lack of access to contraception in Uganda costing thousands of lives

More than a half of all pregnancies in Uganda are unintended and nearly a third of them end in abortion a new survey has found. ...

Uganda: Worry for thousands as delay in reforming critical bill may render ARV drugs illegal

“We no longer fear AIDS. Eddagala gyeriri e Mulago [drugs are available at Mulago Hospital],” says Moses, 32, who tells me he has had three sexual par ...

Why multiple sexual partners are driving up new HIV infections in Uganda

Ugandans are still reeling from last week’s bombshell of a revelation by Health Minister Dr Christine Ondoa that HIV/AIDS prevalence in Uganda has ris ...

Kenya generic HIV drugs court ruling sets precedent for Uganda

Thousands of people living with HIV and AIDS in East Africa were given new hope last week (25 April), when a High Court judge in Nairobi ruled that Ke ...

Disparities hinder passage of common East African AIDS drugs-access laws

Disparities between the views of East African community (EAC) member countries are complicating efforts to pass a common intellectual property law tha ...
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