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Trump Policy Harming Kenya, Uganda Health Services

Early effects of U.S. restrictions to global health aid include cuts to essential health services in Kenya and Uganda, resulting in a loss of training and equipment and widespread confusion about implementation.

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Blog: Uganda Health Minister's Letter to Clinton; Finding 140,000 New Health Workers for PEPFAR

"In a letter to Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, Dr. Stephen Mallinga \Uganda's health minister] says any weakening in U.S. support or funding for PEPFAR and the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria would be a significant setback f...

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PEPFAR Commits $285 Million to Uganda

Amid recent concerns that drug shortages in Uganda were leaving HIV-positive patients without treatments, the Daily Monitor reports PEPFAR has committed $285 million to help support HIV/AIDS patients in need of care. "PEPFAR currently serves at least...

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Uganda Releases Guidelines on Breastfeeding, Including Recommendations for HIV-Positive Women

Uganda's Ministry of Health last week released breastfeeding guidelines as part of a wider policy on feeding policies for infants and young children, New Vision reports. The guidelines also include breastfeeding recommendations for HIV-positive wome...

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Uganda, U.S. Sign $62 Million Development Aid Package

U.S. Ambassador to Uganda Johnny Kolker and Finance Minister Gerald Ssendaula on Tuesday signed a $62 million development assistance package for Uganda, according to Agence France Presse. The assistance, to be given through the U.S. Agency for Intern...

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Ugandan's Key to White House: AIDS

The White House used President Bush's Tuesday meeting with Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni to showcase a central part of Bush's agenda -- the $15 billion global AIDS bill that Congress approved last month. Bush is hoping to use the bill to highligh...

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Uganda: School HIV/AIDS Manual Ready

Uganda's presidential advisor on HIV/AIDS, Dr. Jesse Kagimba, said last week at the Kampala AIDS Conference that a manual was ready for primary school teachers to begin educating their pupils about HIV/AIDS. The manual will, among other things, help ...