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UGANDA: UN Agency calls for better access to services for war-affected children
14 July 2004 (PlusNews ), The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) on Wednesday called for universal access to basic services for children affected by HIV/AIDS in war-torn northern and eastern Uganda. It said this would help them to exercise their right to a more caring environment.
UGANDA: Self-medication of AIDS dangerous - Ministry of Health
12 July 2004 (PlusNews ), People living with HIV/AIDS in Uganda have been warned against self-medication by the Ministry of Health.
UGANDA: High AIDS rates threaten camp's children
7 July 2004 (PlusNews ), The high HIV/AIDS infection rate in northern and north eastern Uganda's displaced person's camps is threatening a new generation of children.
UGANDA: Pregnant women to get better access to ARVs
5 July 2004 (PlusNews ), By the end of this year, every district across Uganda will have a centre for prevention of mother-to-child HIV transmission, reports Ugandan newspaper, The New Vision.
UGANDA: Psychotherapy groups helping AIDS depression
30 June 2004 (PlusNews ), The Relief organisation, World Vision, is providing interpersonal psychotherapy to people affected by AIDS in Uganda's rural communities.
UGANDA: US pours in more aid to fight AIDS
29 June 2004 (PlusNews ), Uganda has received US $51 million from President George Bush's US $15 billion emergency plan for AIDS relief.
UGANDA: US to provide US $51 million for HIV/AIDS
29 June 2004 (PlusNews ), The United States has granted Uganda another US $51 million towards its fight against HIV/AIDS and the provision of anti-retrovirals (ARVs) for 60,000 people under US President George Bush's emergency plan for AIDS relief.
UGANDA: HIV testing centres for armed forces
28 June 2004 (PlusNews ), The Kampala City Council (KCC) is to set up HIV/AIDS counselling and testing centers in police and army quarters in an effort to combat the epidemic in the armed forces.
UGANDA: Children's organisation pledges AIDS millions
22 June 2004 (PlusNews ), An international children's aid organisation, the Christian Children's Fund (CCF), has pledged more than US $22 million over four years to tackle HIV/AIDS in Uganda.
UGANDA: New AIDS survey to launch in June
15 June 2004 (PlusNews ), Uganda will spend US $2.7 million on its upcoming national HIV sero-behavioural survey, the project director in the Ministry of Health, Dr Alex Opio, has said.
UGANDA: Distribution of free anti-AIDS drugs begins
14 June 2004 (PlusNews ), The health ministry has launched a programme to distribute free anti-retroviral drugs (ARVs) to people living with AIDS through 26 centres in district and regional referral hospitals across the country.
UGANDA: Free AIDS drugs reach thousands more
14 June 2004 (PlusNews ), Uganda has launched a programme to distribute free antiretroviral drugs through 26 of its health centres.
UGANDA: Condom-use low among youth
10 June 2004 (PlusNews ), A Ugandan AIDS organisation has urged school-going youth to guard against HIV infection by living responsibly.
UGANDA: Free anti-AIDS drugs for Gulu orphans
3 June 2004 (PlusNews ), A project funded by USAID will provide free antiretroviral treatment to children living with HIV/AIDS in Northern Uganda's Gulu district, a local newspaper, The Monitor, reported.
UGANDA: New survey to obtain accurate AIDS rates
2 June 2004 (PlusNews ), A national survey to obtain accurate estimates of HIV/AIDS prevalence is set to kick off in Uganda.
UGANDA: Distribution of condoms to pupils "dangerous" - President
19 May 2004 (PlusNews ), Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni has described as "dangerous and disastrous" the distribution of condoms to primary school pupils.
UGANDA: Free drugs for HIV-positive in 2005
10 May 2004 (PlusNews ), Uganda will provide some 60,000 HIV-positive people with free anti-AIDS drugs from 2005, the Minister of State for Health, Mike Mukula has said.
UGANDA: Expansion of free anti-AIDS drug plan
10 May 2004 (PlusNews ), At least 3,000 more HIV-positive people in Uganda will benefit from The AIDS Support Organisation's (TASO) free antiretroviral drug programme.
UGANDA: AIDS information centre to cover Africa
5 May 2004 (PlusNews ), Uganda's Institute of Public Health at Mulago Hospital in the capital, Kampala, has opened a unique HIV/AIDS information centre.
UGANDA: Teen condom use backed by church
28 April 2004 (PlusNews ), In an effort to control the spread of HIV/AIDS, the Church of Uganda has offered its support for condom use among the country's youth.

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