Globe and Mail Reports on Potential Factors Leading to Increasing HIV Incidence in Uganda
December 12, 2011
After experiencing a decline in the number of new HIV infections in the 1990s, Uganda's "HIV [incidence] rate is creeping back up again. New infections are increasing, and the sense of urgency has vanished," the Globe and Mail reports, adding that the country "has become an early warning signal to the rest of the world: If the fight against AIDS fades into complacency and neglect, the disease can roar back again." The article discusses how complacency among the general population, as well as government policies of Uganda and the U.S., "have contributed to the rise in HIV infections here, analysts say" (York, 12/9).
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