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  1. UGANDA: Nnalongo Nakabuye, "Taking the drugs without food is taking yourself to the grave"
  2. GUINEA-BISSAU: HIV/AIDS fight hit by Global Fund cuts
  3. HIV/AIDS: The HIV prevention agenda


UGANDA: Nnalongo Nakabuye, "Taking the drugs without food is taking yourself to the grave"
MUKONO، 11/12/2012 (IRIN) - In October, a report by the Uganda AIDS Commission revealed that the country’s fishing community - considered one of the groups most at risk of contracting HIV - had inadequate access to life-prolonging antiretroviral drugs (ARVs). As of June 2012, just 948 of 6,225 fisherfolk in need of ARVs were receiving the drugs. full report
GUINEA-BISSAU: HIV/AIDS fight hit by Global Fund cuts
DAKAR/BISSAU، 12/12/2012 (IRIN) - One year after the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria, reduced funding to the Guinea-Bissau government body in charge of coordinating HIV prevention and treatment activities, health centres outside the capital are facing medicine shortages, patients are not receiving the treatment they need, and the transport of patients to treatment centres has been cut. full report
HIV/AIDS: The HIV prevention agenda
JOHANNESBURG، 13/12/2012 (IRIN) - If the world scales-up HIV treatment and prevention in the next two years, a critical tipping point - in which those on treatment outnumber those newly infected with the virus - could be reached, according to the global HIV prevention advocacy organization AVAC. full report
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