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UGANDA: AIDS and conflict fuels Kasese orphan numbers
21 June 2005 (PlusNews ), Officials in northern Uganda's Kasese district have attributed the high number of orphans in the area to HIV/AIDS and conflict.
UGANDA: Back condom use, Museveni urges Catholic leaders
15 June 2005 (PlusNews ), Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni has called on the Catholic Church to drop its opposition to the use of condoms as they are one of the primary ways of fighting the spread of HIV/AIDS.
UGANDA: Anti-AIDS programmes running out of funds
7 June 2005 (PlusNews ), The Ugandan Health Minister, Jim Muhwezi, has urged his government to allocate more money to programmes tackling HIV/AIDS.
UGANDA: Thousands to benefit from AIDS drug procurement
30 May 2005 (PlusNews ), Tens of thousands of HIV-positive people are to benefit from Uganda's recent procurement of US $7.2 million worth of anti-AIDS drugs.
UGANDA: Senior US official urges global AIDS partnership
24 May 2005 (PlusNews ), The US Global HIV/AIDS Coordinator, Randall Tobias, ended his recent visit to Uganda with a call for a global partnership in the fight against the pandemic.
UGANDA: Senior local and US officials launch HIV testing campaign
23 May 2005 (PlusNews ), US global AIDS coordinator Randall Tobias was publicly tested for HIV on a recent visit to Uganda, to encourage more people to follow suit.
UGANDA: Youths vow sexual abstinence
20 May 2005 (PlusNews ), A new anti-AIDS campaign, launched this week in the Ugandan capital, Kampala, has inspired hundreds of young people to commit themselves to sexual abstinence, according to the Pan African Press Agency.
UGANDA: Awards for abstaining virgins
13 May 2005 (PlusNews ), In an effort to prevent the spread of HIV/AIDS, Solomon Iguru, monarch of Uganda's mid-western Bunyoro-Kitara kingdom, has announced plans for rewarding virgins.
UGANDA: Adult HIV infections rise to seven percent
5 May 2005 (PlusNews ), An estimated seven percent of Uganda's adult population is living with HIV/AIDS, up from previous estimates of 6.2 percent, the ministry of health said on Tuesday.
UGANDA: Government releases AIDS survey findings
4 May 2005 (PlusNews ), The preliminary findings of a new government survey show that Uganda's HIV prevalence rate is higher than previously thought, the Associated Press reported.
UGANDA: Government releases AIDS survey findings
4 May 2005 (PlusNews ), The preliminary findings of a new government survey show that Uganda's HIV prevalence rate is higher than previously thought, the Associated Press reported.
UGANDA: Relief NGO tackling AIDS in north
14 April 2005 (PlusNews ), More than 3,000 women and children affected by or living with HIV/AIDS in northern Uganda's Gulu district are receiving assistance from the 'Area Development Programme' (ADP) of the international NGO, World Vision.
UGANDA: AIDS treatment extended to civil servants
13 April 2005 (PlusNews ), Uganda is for the first time including its civil servants and their immediate family members in the country's anti-AIDS treatment programme.
UGANDA: Violent men restricting AIDS care to wives
13 April 2005 (PlusNews ), Marital abuse is preventing Ugandan women and girls from accessing HIV/AIDS testing and treatment services, the international rights group, Human Rights Watch (HRW), has found.
UGANDA: US validates anti-AIDS drug study
12 April 2005 (PlusNews ), The US Institute of Medicine (IOM) has approved a Ugandan study showing that the anti-AIDS drug, nevirapine, effectively prevents mother-to-child transmission (PMTCT) of HIV.
UGANDA: Free ARVs for HIV-positive civil servants
7 April 2005 (PlusNews ), Some 10,000 Ugandan government workers living with HIV, the virus that causes AIDS, will receive free antiretroviral drugs, the minister for economic monitoring, Omwony Ojwok, told IRIN on Thursday.
UGANDA: UN assistance sought on Indian AIDS drug move
1 April 2005 (PlusNews ), The rising cost of anti-AIDS drugs in Uganda has prompted the government to seek UN intervention to avert a "looming crisis".
UGANDA: President warned on US anti-AIDS policy
30 March 2005 (PlusNews ), Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni's support of US HIV/AIDS policies could jeopardise strides made by his country against the pandemic, an international rights group has warned.
UGANDA: Government HIV/AIDS toolkit to be launched
30 March 2005 (PlusNews ), A parliamentary HIV communication toolkit, aimed at enhancing AIDS awareness among government officials, is to be launched in Uganda on Thursday.
UGANDA: Rights group criticises emphasis on abstinence
30 March 2005 (PlusNews ), The policy shift towards "abstinence-only programmes" to curb the spread of HIV/AIDS could reverse significant gains made by Uganda in the fight against the pandemic, Human Rights Watch (HRW), warned on Wednesday.

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