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Addressing Coronavirus in African Countries With High HIV Rates: An Interview With UNAIDS Head Winnie Byanyima

Byanyima discusses COVID-19, HIV, and the power of the community response.

By Emily Bass
Efavirenz Side Effects and Other Drug-Drug Interactions Are Common in Ugandan Cohort Img

Efavirenz Side Effects and Other Drug-Drug Interactions Are Common in Ugandan Cohort

Drug-drug interactions and side effects, associated with currently-used first-line antiretroviral therapy, are under-reported and managed in Uganda.

By Polly Clayden for HIV i-Base
From Pragmatic to Profound, It's All Powerful: Snapshots as AIDS 2014 Begins to Close Img

From Pragmatic to Profound, It's All Powerful: Snapshots as AIDS 2014 Begins to Close

The conference, which opened with loss and determination to persevere -- begins to close, as delegates share the last round of studies, strategies and stories of struggle before returning to the comfort or challenges of home.

By JD Davids
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UNAIDS Denounces Uganda's Anti-Homosexuality Bill

News outlets report on the controversy surrounding Uganda's anti-gay law. Although the country faces threats of foreign aid cuts, other African countries, including Gambia, announce their support of similar stances.

U.N. News Centre: Uganda's anti-h...

By Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation
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IPS Profiles Advocacy Group for Sexual Minorities With HIV in Uganda

Inter Press Service profiles the "Come Out Post-Test Club," which was established earlier this year as "a safe space and advocacy group for trans women sex workers living with HIV" in Kampala, Uganda. "The club's executive secretary, Bad Black, says ...

By Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation
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Improved Caregiver Training Helps HIV-Infected Children

Researchers have concluded that children born with HIV lived longer and richer lives if their caregivers were trained to enhance their development. Formerly, African children with HIV infection died in a few years. Advances with antiretroviral therap...

By CDC National Prevention Information Network
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VOA Examines HIV Drug Shortages in Zambia, Uganda

In two separate articles, VOA News reports on drug shortages in Zambia and Uganda. "The Zambian government is putting in place stringent measures aimed at ensuring a sufficient supply of antiretroviral drugs \ARVs] ..., the second time this year tha...

By Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation
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Mobile Phone-Based Program Designed to Improve Safer Sex Practices Has Opposite Effect in Uganda, Study Shows

"A mobile phone-based health program designed to improve access to sexual health information and boost safe sex in rural central Uganda had the opposite effect, according to the findings of a ... study published in May," IRIN reports, noting the stud...

By Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation
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Ugandan Parliamentarians Threaten to Hold Up National Budget Unless More Funding Committed to Health Care

In Uganda, where "there are fewer than two health workers for every 1,000 people -- a level the World Health Organization defines as a severe shortage" -- the nation's parliamentary "social services committee, which has initial oversight of the count...

By Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation
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Uganda: HIV Superinfections Appear Common

A new study in Uganda suggests that people infected with HIV can pick up a second strain more commonly than might be expected. However, other people with HIV who continue risky behavior apparently resist such superinfections, a difference scientists ...

By CDC National Prevention Information Network