Advertisement
The Body: The Complete HIV/AIDS Resource
Follow Us Follow Us on Facebook Follow Us on Twitter Download Our App
Professionals >> Visit The Body PROThe Body en Espanol
Read Now: TheBodyPRO.com Covers AIDS 2014
  
  • Email Email
  • Comments Comments
  • Printable Single-Page Print-Friendly
  • Glossary Glossary

International News

Ugandan HIV Campaign Targets "Cheaters"

January 25, 2013

The U.S. non-governmental organization AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF) has launched a controversial HIV prevention campaign in Uganda, urging married people and individuals in long-term relationships to use a condom if they cheat, and to have an HIV test if they think their partner has cheated on them. The Uganda AIDS Commission (UAC), the government agency in charge of HIV/AIDS efforts, disagrees with the AHF campaign messages and has directed AHF to remove the billboards. UAC's official policy recommends "Abstinence, Being faithful, and consistent, correct Condom use" (ABC) in combination with biomedical interventions. Studies estimate that 43 percent of new HIV infections in Uganda occur among couples in long-term relationships.

View Full Article


  
  • Email Email
  • Comments Comments
  • Printable Single-Page Print-Friendly
  • Glossary Glossary

 
See Also
Quiz: Are You at Risk for HIV?
10 Common Fears About HIV Transmission
More on HIV/AIDS Prevention in Uganda

No comments have been made.
 

Add Your Comment:
(Please note: Your name and comment will be public, and may even show up in
Internet search results. Be careful when providing personal information! Before
adding your comment, please read TheBody.com's Comment Policy.)

Your Name:


Your Location:

(ex: San Francisco, CA)

Your Comment:

Characters remaining:

Tools
 

Advertisement