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UGANDA: AIDS prevention methods passed to Sudan
15 December 2004 (PlusNews ), Uganda and Sudan are exchanging ideas on how best to tackle the HIV/AIDS pandemic.
UGANDA: Spread of HIV in north threatens national gains
9 December 2004 (PlusNews ), HIV/AIDS infection rates are rising in Uganda's war-torn northern areas, despite a decrease in national prevalence, a local newspaper, The East African, reported.
UGANDA: US awards grant for AIDS and TB research
1 December 2004 (PlusNews ), Uganda is one of the four countries to benefit from a $12 million grant from the US to carry out further HIV/AIDS and tuberculosis (TB) research and training, the US embassy in the capital, Kampala, said on World AIDS Day.
AFRICA-KENYA: Global Fund approves funding proposals for AIDS, malaria and TB
19 November 2004 (PlusNews ), The Global Fund to fight HIV/AIDS, malaria and tuberculosis approved on Thursday the fifth round of funding proposals to combat the three diseases.
UGANDA: Global Fund millions announced for AIDS
12 November 2004 (PlusNews ), A new grant of US $370 million, announced earlier this week by Richard Feachem, executive director of the Global AIDS Fund, will help Uganda tackle HIV/AIDS, malaria and tuberculosis (TB) over the next three years.
UGANDA: Promise of affordable AIDS drugs
4 November 2004 (PlusNews ), A partnership between Uganda's Quality Chemicals and Indian drug manufacturer Cipla will make anti-AIDS drugs more affordable for HIV-positive Ugandans.
UGANDA: US gives $100 million for HIV/AIDS
2 November 2004 (PlusNews ), The United States has given Uganda an additional funds for HIV/AIDS projects, including programmes to support orphans and other vulnerable children, the US embassy announced in a statement released on Monday.
UGANDA: US gives US $100 million to combat HIV/AIDS
1 November 2004 (PlusNews ), The United States has given Uganda an additional US $100 million to fund HIV/AIDS projects, including programmes to support orphans and other vulnerable children, the US embassy announced in a statement released on Monday.
UGANDA: NGO disagrees with release of AIDS prisoners
25 October 2004 (PlusNews ), Uganda has been releasing prisoners in the advanced stages of AIDS infection because the state is unable to care for them.
UGANDA: Trials date announced for new AIDS drug
25 October 2004 (PlusNews ), Uganda is to begin trials on Chemokine Receptor (CCR5), a new anti-AIDS drug that prevents the virus from spreading in infected people, Pfizer Global Pharmaceuticals has announced.
UGANDA: HIV/AIDS training institute opened
21 October 2004 (PlusNews ), One of the largest HIV/AIDS training centres in Africa has been opened in the Ugandan capital, Kampala. The institute is designed to treat people suffering from AIDS and train more than 250 health professionals annually on how best to care for those infected with HIV.
UGANDA: Modern AIDS treatment and training centre opens
21 October 2004 (PlusNews ), One of East Africa's biggest medical and training facilities for HIV/AIDS has opened in Uganda's capital, Kampala.
UGANDA: Free AIDS prevention recalled over quality
20 October 2004 (PlusNews ), Uganda's National Drug Authority (NDA) has issued a statement on behalf of the Ministry of Health saying its free condom brand, Engabu, were found to be unsatisfactory, according to a local newspaper, The Monitor.
UGANDA: Drugs and alcohol a danger to HIV-positive people
14 October 2004 (PlusNews ), A Ugandan AIDS expert has suggested that addressing alcohol and drug abuse by HIV-positive people could prove useful in tackling the pandemic.
UGANDA: President's new attack on condoms in AIDS battle
12 October 2004 (PlusNews ), Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni has again cautioned the public against condoms in tackling sexually transmitted infections (STI's) like HIV/AIDS.
UGANDA: Policy on HIV-testing for children reviewed
8 October 2004 (PlusNews ), The Ugandan government is reviewing its policy on HIV-voluntary counselling and testing for children following recommendations by experts that disclosure of a child's sero-status should only be done by a person with whom the child feels most comfortable.
UGANDA: Global Fund boosts AIDS treatment access
5 October 2004 (PlusNews ), A pledge of more than US $70 million from the Global AIDS Fund will boost Uganda's efforts to scale up anti-AIDS treatment.
UGANDA: Authorities defend free condom brand
5 October 2004 (PlusNews ), Uganda's National Drug Authority (NDA) has defended the quality of Engabu, its free condom brand, according to a local newspaper, The Monitor.
UGANDA: Few on AIDS treatment despite low cost
4 October 2004 (PlusNews ), Cheaper antiretrovirals in Uganda have resulted in an increased number of people on treatment, the Ministry of Health has announced.
UGANDA: Global fund gives $70 million for ARVs
4 October 2004 (PlusNews ), The Ugandan government's efforts to scale up anti-retroviral (ARVs) drugs to cater for about 120,000 people living with HIV/AIDS, received a boost with the donation on Friday of US $70.35 million dollars from the Global Fund on Aids, Tuberculosis and Malaria.

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