Posts Categorized: Uganda

#Girlpower shines on the International Day of the Girl Child

Girls and young women are the future of tomorrow. Despite the incalculable obstacles they often face in daily life, such as discrimination, abuse and discouragement from pursuing their dreams, many find the strength to persevere and succeed. To celebrate and empower girls and young women to embrace their aspirations and take charge of their health,…

African Media Gets Smart on Big Pharma

The screening of two documentaries last month led to intense discussion over the growing debate surrounding intellectual property (IP) rights and drug pricing within big pharma. AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF) and partner organizations arranged the screening for over 40 journalists in Kampala, Uganda, introducing them to the controversial topics to inspire further investigation and more…

AHF Tests 10 Million Clients

AHF has always been and remains an implementer organization. Where others dabble in theory and deliberation, AHF takes a practical approach, solving real-life problems by tackling challenges on the ground. A few days ago we tested for HIV our 10-millionth client, since the Rapid Testing Program (RTP) took on its present structure in 2010. Mary…

The Wellness Hub Doors are Now Open in Kampala, Uganda

The newly opened AHF Wellness Hub in Kampala, Uganda is pioneering a one-stop sexual health clinic catering to the needs of the city’s more affluent residents, who typically do not access these services through the municipal public health care facilities. For a small fee, The Wellness Hub will provide a menu of services accessible in…

PlusNews: Ugandan HIV campaign targets “cheaters”

  PlusNews.org KAMPALA, 23 January 2013 (PlusNews) – A new Ugandan HIV-prevention campaign that frankly addresses sexual infidelity is generating heated debate over the direction the country’s HIV strategy should take. Billboards erected in various parts of the capital, Kampala, by Uganda Cares – a programme of the US NGO AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF) –…