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HIV/AIDS: WHO issues guidelines on PrEP
20 July 2012 (IRIN ), Days after US officials gave unprecedented approval for the use of an antiretroviral drug by HIV-negative people to reduce the risk of their acquiring the HI virus, the World Health Organization has issued guidance to governments on so-called pre-exposure prophylaxis.
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/95913/HIV-AIDS-WHO-issues-guidelines-on-PrEP
AFRICA: Domestic investment in HIV up but uneven
19 July 2012 (IRIN ), Many sub-Saharan African nations - traditionally the beneficiaries of international HIV funding - are gradually increasing their financial contributions to the fight against the virus, boosting the number of people on treatment to record highs according to a new UNAIDS report, Together We Will End AIDS, released on 18 July.
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/95904/AFRICA-Domestic-investment-in-HIV-up-but-uneven
UGANDA: A timeline of events affecting LGBTI
11 July 2012 (IRIN ), Uganda has made international headlines in recent years for its strong anti-homosexuality stance, but health experts have warned that more must be done to include LGBTI in HIV prevention services. IRIN has put together a short timeline of key events in the struggle for their inclusion.
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/95847/UGANDA-A-timeline-of-events-affecting-LGBTI
UGANDA: New LGBTI clinic faces fierce government criticism
11 July 2012 (IRIN ), Gay rights activists have opened Uganda's first clinic for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex people in the capital, Kampala, where it will provide testing, counselling and treatment for HIV and other sexually transmitted infections.
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/95844/UGANDA-New-LGBTI-clinic-faces-fierce-government-criticism
UGANDA: Refugee influx prompts government call for regional talks
9 July 2012 (IRIN ), Uganda is “overwhelmed” by the current influx of Congolese refugees fleeing renewed fighting in North Kivu Province in the neighbouring Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and is calling for an emergency meeting of countries in the Great Lakes Region to work out a road map for lasting peace, say officials.
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/95830/UGANDA-Refugee-influx-prompts-government-call-for-regional-talks
AFRICA: “Sexual refugees” struggle to access asylum
9 July 2012 (IRIN ), As a gay man living in Tanzania, Cassim Mustapha could have faced imprisonment, but prosecutions under the country's Sexual Offences Act are rare, and the bigger threat came from his own community. After one of his neighbours attacked him with an axe leaving a deep wound in his head, Mustapha fled and applied for asylum in Malawi, the first country he reached.
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/95829/AFRICA-Sexual-refugees-struggle-to-access-asylum
UGANDA: MDR-TB treatment kicks off
3 July 2012 (IRIN ), Uganda's Health Ministry has begun rolling out its first treatment programme for multidrug-resistant TB (MDR-TB) and expects to treat some 250 confirmed cases of the disease.
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/95789/UGANDA-MDR-TB-treatment-kicks-off
UGANDA: Plant trees, get paid
3 July 2012 (IRIN ), At least 2,500 farmers in the western districts of Uganda are earning extra cash to boost their livelihoods by planting trees alongside their crops in a scheme that is helping to sequester carbon dioxide.
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/95784/UGANDA-Plant-trees-get-paid
UGANDA: Human trafficking drive needs rescuing
28 June 2012 (IRIN ), Uganda set up a national human trafficking task force in April, but a national action plan to combat trafficking - originally due in June - could be delayed for months as officials take stock of existing and fragmented law enforcement efforts.
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/95759/UGANDA-Human-trafficking-drive-needs-rescuing
UGANDA: Learning lessons from lethal landslides
27 June 2012 (IRIN ), Following a third landslide in as many years that left at least 18 dead and over 100 missing in eastern Uganda's mountainous district of Bududa, experts are warning that unless long-term measures are put in place, similar disasters are inevitable.
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/95748/UGANDA-Learning-lessons-from-lethal-landslides

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