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Lorry themed condoms tackle India HIV Transmission & M1 Healthy Hub Roadshow

In India, it is estimated two million lorry drivers regularly use sex workers – but barely 10% of truckers are using condoms. – Story via BBC News… 194 more words

September 27 is National Gay Men's HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

From the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

September 27 is National Gay Men’s HIV/AIDS Awareness Day, a day of action to focus on what each of us can do to reduce the toll of HIV among gay, bisexual, and other men who have sex with men (MSM). 134 more words

HIV Care

HIV project reduces infections among positive individuals, using a basic care package and health messaging.

WHILE considerable global attention, is on increasing availability and access to antiretroviral therapy (ART) for people living with HIV/AIDS (PLHIV), these efforts are impeded by opportunistic infections that can be prevented through simple healthy practices like consumption of clean water, sleeping under an insecticide treated mosquito net (ITN) and practicing safe sex. 847 more words

Village Meetings: an avenue for Reach Out Mbuya clients to give feedback on service delivery and any issues

On Saturday 10th September 2016, the Banda community held its 2nd bi-annual village meeting at the Reach Out Mbuya (ROM)  premises in Banda. ROM operates in six communities within Nakawa division: Acholi Quarters, Kinawataka I, Kinawataka II, Giza Giza, Banda and Nakawa, and meetings for the different communities are held each quarter, which allows for two meetings per year for each community. 453 more words


Alcoholics Anonymous Club: For people living with HIV, combating issues of addiction, substance abuse and their effects on positive living

By Geraldine Kauma

In 2004, the World Health Organization published a global status report on substance abuse that placed Uganda at the highest adult-per-capita consumption of alcohol in the  world. 608 more words


Naked Rainbow PrEP Affair

What is Pre- Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP)?

PrEP is an HIV prevention method in which people who are not infected with HIV take a pill daily prescribed by their provider to prevent acquiring HIV. 360 more words

HIV Prevention

NACCHO #HIV News : Treatment as Prevention Roadshow included eight meetings with Aboriginal and Islander Community Controlled Health Services.

” The potential exists for HIV to escalate rapidly in the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander population – as has been the experience in other Indigenous populations globally. 2,227 more words

Aboriginal Health In The News