Here is how Uganda can end AIDS by 2030
Uganda is on a steady path to achieving the UNAIDS targets: 95%of people living with HIV know their status, 95% enrolled in lifesaving Antiretroviral Therapies (ART), and 95% of those on ART will achieve viral suppression by 2025, according to the Minister of Health, Dr Jane Ruth Aceng Ocero.
Siima needs Shs 150m for a liver transplant
Dr Ssekabira diagnosed the baby with biliary cirrhosis, an autoimmune medical condition in which the bile ducts become swollen, blocking the flow of bile. These changes can lead to scarring of the liver called cirrhosis.
PrEP: Preventative HIV drug highly effective, study says
A drug that stops HIV from infecting the body has proved to be a highly effective “real-world” preventative treatment, a study has confirmed.
WHO celebrates the role of communities in driving progress toward ending AIDS.
From fighting stigma and discrimination to advocating for access to affordable interventions, and community-led services that put people with lived experience at the center, communities have shaped the HIV response for decades.
Client fails to prove negligence in HIV misdiagnosis case
No further evidence that AAR failed to exercise due care.
Global health community calls for urgent action on climate and health at COP28
It is imperative to broaden the focus to human health in global discussions, leaving no room for excuses, and compelling negotiators to recognize that they bear the responsibility for the well-being of our most invaluable asset: the health of populations worldwide.
WHO’s annual malaria report spotlights the growing threat of climate change
Despite strides in expanding access to insecticide-treated nets and medicines to help prevent malaria in young children and pregnant women, more people were getting sick with malaria, according to a new report published by the World Health Organization (WHO).
Zambian President Hichilema calls for more public health cooperation as Africa continues to battle disease burden
“Public health and other health aspects require us to work in unison. The thing about health, and COVID-19 taught us the hard way, is that there is no territorial ground (for diseases).”
Science advisory project eyes better pandemic response
A new scientific advisory network spanning 12 African countries will explore how the region responded to the COVID-19 pandemic and empower scientists to play a pivotal role in shaping national response plans for future pandemics.
Can writing a diary protect your mental health?
When the government’s chief scientific adviser started a “brain dump” of diary entries on the Covid crisis in 2020, he says he did not expect – or want – it to be published.
At a glance: Syndrome that makes HIV patients waste away
According to the International Association of Providers of Aids Care, people living with HIV often have low appetite, due to “nausea, changes in sense of taste or tingling around the mouth”