Category: HIV and AIDS

Globally, an estimated 33.3 million people live with HIV. For every three people who get treatment five more get infected.

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Relief as stolen CD4 count machine recovered

A CD 4 count machine which had been stolen from Uganda Cares, Soroti Anti-Retroviral Therapy Clinic at Soroti Regional Referral Hospital has been reco ...

Views from the frontline: an interview with a HIV counsellor in Uganda

Paul Ssekawungu is a leading HIV/AIDS counsellor in Uganda who has been in the field for six years. He has counselled many HIV positive patients befor ...

HIV positive and wanting to be a mum: a risky part of the Ugandan woman’s culture

Prevention of mother to child transmission initiatives mean women living with HIV means a woman’s urge to have children can be fulfilled but issues of ...

British cricketers use sport to rally youth against HIV

British cricketers are in Uganda to teach children how to play cricket - and how to protect themselves against HIV. ...

World Aids Day – 1st Dec 2011

World Aids Day was celebrated in Kilifi at Tezo Village with the theme "Getting to Zero-Zero New HIV Infection. Zero Discrimination and Zero Aids Rela ...

People with disabilities marginalised, discriminated and forgotten

People with disabilities are not receiving adequate information and services to meet their needs for sexual and reproductive health. With HIV added to ...

The ‘Wakefield effect’ may interfere with male circumcision in preventing HIV?

In an African environment or any country in the sub-Saharan setting, there are weak institutional set-ups to disclaim research carried out by European ...
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