MORE MEN TARGETED FOR HIV TESTING TOWARDS THE WHO 90-90-90 GOAL

Government seeks to test 320,000 HIV positive people. Makerere Joint Aids Program(MJAP) has devised new models for HIV testing though targeted community outreaches with index clients,assisted partner mitigation and pattern testing. MJAP reveals 1,35million people in Uganda living with HIV/AIDs. HIV prevalence at 14years old for both girls and boys stands off at 0.5% while…

PrEP and Microbicides:

      Facilitator   Esther Nakkazi     CaféTitle/ Topic PrEP and Microbicides: ARV-based prevention technologies in the wake of the CROI results and the implications for HIV prevention worldwide.     Location Kampala, Uganda   CaféObjectives     ·         Toprovidea platformfor engagementbetweenkeyjournalists andbiomedical HIV preventionscientists, programimplementers, advocates,policymakersetc.inUganda ·         Toprovidejournalists updatesonlatestdevelopments in researchonmicrobicidesandother newor…

STRAIGHT TALK SEEKS NATIONAL CONCERN AGAINST ILLICIT DRINKING AMONG YOUTH

Straight Talk Foundation (STF) steps up the game on advocating for the regulation of illicit Alcohol among the youth. Red Card campaign has strives to register success in teacher training, peer education, engagement with district and national level advocacy and provision of information on the dangers of underage alcohol consumption. Underage alcohol consumption exposes one…

MEDICAL MALE CIRCUMCISION

  Facilitator     Esther Nakkazi   Location       Kampala, Uganda     Café topic     Medical Male circumcision as an HIV prevention tool. How much progress have we made?       Café Objectives ·         Toprovidea platformfor engagementbetweenkeyjournalists andbiomedical HIV preventionscientists, programimplementers, advocates,policymakersetc.inUganda ·         Toprovidejournalists updatesonlatestdevelopments in researchon newor emergingbiomedical HIVpreventionoptions…