Science café: New and innovative strategies adopted to fight against HIV / AIDS.

Implementing Partner: Health Journalists Network in Uganda (HEJNU) Sponsor: UNFPA Reporting period: December 2017 HEJNU: New strategies on combating HIV / AIDS ACTIVITY: Science café to facilitate dissemination of information concerning the new and innovative strategies that can be adopted in the fight against HIV / AIDS. ACTIVITY DESCRIPTION:   The activity was a science…

Science Café : HIV Prevention -Jinja

Name of person responsible /Facilitator: Esther Nakkazi  Café Name/Title: HIV Prevention Sponsor: AVAC  Speaker’s name Dr. Bernard Kikaire; Uganda Virus Research Institute Patricia Magoba; Aids Orphans Education Trust Edmund Tayebwa; The Aids Support Organization (TASO) The speakers came from the Uganda Virus Research Institute, The Aids Support Organization, and the Aids Orphans Education Trust. Date…

Science Café : HIV Prevention – Masaka

Name of person responsible /Facilitator: Esther Nakkazi  Café Name/Title: HIV Prevention  Speaker’s name Freddie Mukasa Kibengo; MRC/UVRI&LSHTM UGANDA RESEARCH UNIT VINCENT BASAJJA: MRC/UVRI&LSHTM UGANDA RESEARCH UNIT SYLVIA KUSEMERERWA; MRC/UVRI&LSHTM UGANDA RESEARCH UNIT Date Cafe held: June 20, 2018 Café objectives (The learning objectives should be tailored for each specific café) To enlighten more about Prep…

Science cafe report: Teenage pregnancies

ACTIVITY REPORT CP Component: RH Family planning Sponsor: UNFPA Implementing Partner: Health Journalists Network in Uganda (HEJNU) Reporting period: November 2016 HEJNU: Undertake behavioural change communication /Teenage pregnancies ACTIVITY:  Science café to facilitate dissemination of information concerning the challenges of Teenage pregnancies to the public through various media houses. ACTIVITY DESCRIPTION:   The activity was…

Science café; Menstrual hygiene

ACTIVITY REPORT Facilitator: Esther Nakkazi Implementing Partner: Health Journalists Network in Uganda (HEJNU) Reporting period: March 2016 HEJNU: Undertake behavioral change communication / Menstrual Hygiene   ACTIVITY: Science café to facilitate dissemination of information concerning Menstrual Hygiene to the public through various media houses. ACTIVITY DESCRIPTION:    This activity was a science café held as…

Science Café report: Prep at Kagote health centre IV

Name of person responsible /Facilitator: Esther Nakkazi  Café Name/Title: HIV Prevention Sponsor: AVAC Organized: Health Journalists Network in Uganda  Speaker’s names: DR. Emmanuel Mugisa HIV TESTING STAFF/ PMTCT Coordinator; Baylor- Uganda  Kakwezi Henry, Nurse, Kagote Health Center II  Katusabe Beatrice; User, Kagote Health Center II Date Cafe held: June 21, 2018 Café objectives (The learning…

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…