Children Living With HIV/AIDS in Uganda Not Adequately Covered Under Antiretroviral Treatment Program, Health Minister Says
October 10, 2007
Children living with HIV/AIDS in Uganda have not been adequately covered by the country's antiretroviral treatment program, and increased efforts should be made to provide them with improved care and treatment, State Minister of Health Emmanuel Otaala said recently, Uganda's Daily Monitor reports. According to Otaala, the commitment exhibited in launching the country's ABC prevention method -- which stands for abstinence, be faithful and use condoms -- also should be used to improve the situation of children living with the disease.
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