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CANDLELIGHT MEMORIAL DAY 2020

CANDLELIGHT MEMORIAL DAY 2020

National Theme: Ending AIDS; Faith Communities In Action

UPDATES ON COVID-19

The Covid-19 pandemic, also known as the corona virus pandemic, is an ongoing pandemic of coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) caused by severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2). The outbreak was identified in Wuhan, China, in December 2019. The World Health Organization declared the outbreak a Public Health Emergency of International Concern on 30 January, and a pandemic on 11 March 2020.

PLHIV-Stigma-Index-Report-Uganda-2019

For close to the 37 years, HIV has been one of Uganda’s highest burden infectious diseases causing both mortality and morbidity in varying proportions. By 2016, Uganda had an HIV prevalence of 6.2% among adults aged between 15-49; an estimated 1.3 million adults and 96,000 children living with HIV (UNAIDS report 2016, UPHIA 2016-2017).

12th JAR Report -2019

This report presents the country progress of the fourth year of Uganda’s NSP (2015/16 -2019/20) implementation that builds on previous achievements since 2017/18. The report is divided into three (3) main sections which include; the introduction part that summarizes the review approach and report compilation process, the overview of HIV epidemic in Uganda and, the progress made during the FY 2018/19.

WORLD AIDS DAY REPORT-2019

World AIDS Day is an annual event that is globally commemorated on 1st December. The global theme for this year’s World AIDS Day was ‘Communities make the difference.’ This was in recognition of the important leadership and advocacy done by communities to ensure that the response remains relevant and grounded. Uganda proceeded with the customized theme ‘Empowering Young People to champion the end of new HIV infections’.

FACT SHEET 2019

Uganda has made significant progress in fighting HIV and AIDS during the period 2010-2018. However, the magnitude of the epidemic remains high. Uganda still has 1,000 new infections and 500 deaths every week. This fact sheet is based on the performance during the period Jan 2010- Dec 2018.

NASA REPORT 2019

Uganda has been affected by the HIV and AIDS epidemic since 1980’s. The HIV prevalence is still high at 6.2% (UPHIA 2017). A lot of efforts have been put in the response to reduce the HIV/AIDS prevalence from the previous higher levels, but more resources are still needed to achieve the 2030 targets of having HIV and AIDS as no longer a public health threat.

JAR REPORT 2018

The report presents the country progress of the third year of Uganda‘s NSP (2015/16 - 2019/20) implementation that builds on previous achievements since 2016/17. It is divided into three (3) main sections which include; the introduction summarizes the review approach and report compilation process; the overview of HIV epidemic in Uganda; and, the progress made during the FY 2017/18.

PFTI REPORT JUNE 2017 - DECEMBER 2018

On June 6th 2017, The President of the Republic of Uganda, His Excellency General Yoweri Kaguta Museveni, launched the “Presidential Fast Track Initiative on Ending AIDS in Uganda by 2030 (PFTI). The Fast Track Initiative has five pillars:

UGANDA POPULATION-BASED HIV IMPACT ASSESSMENT (UPHIA) 2016-2017

The Uganda Population-based HIV Impact Assessment (UPHIA) 2016-2017 was a nationally representative, cross-sectional, population-based survey of households across Uganda. UPHIA focused on measuring key biological endpoints to provide direct estimates of HIV infection, risk, and burden and of the effectiveness and population-level impact of the HIV-related prevention, care, and treatment interventions implemented in the country.

UGANDA POPULATION-BASED HIV IMPACT ASSESSMENT (UPHIA) 2016-2017

The Uganda Population-based HIV Impact Assessment (UPHIA) 2016-2017 was a nationally
representative, cross-sectional, population-based survey of households across Uganda. UPHIA focused on
measuring key biological endpoints to provide direct estimates of HIV infection, risk, and burden and of
the effectiveness and population-level impact of the HIV-related prevention, care, and treatment

Who we are

Uganda AIDS Commission (UAC) was established under the office of the president, by Statute of Parliament in  1992. The Commission is responsible for ensuring a focused and harmonized national response to HIV/AIDS throughout the country.