Myths & Realities

1. When you play sex while standing, you can’t get infected with the HIV virus
They believe that the virus comes down and not up. This is a common misleading belief especially among both the school- going and out of school youth. The truth is even if you played sex while standing up, you would still get the infection because the Virus is transmitted through seminal and vaginal fluids through the mucus membranes( this is the lining of the genitals)

HIV Infection Rate

The HIV/AIDS Infection status among different age groups.


Uganda AIDS Commission (UAC) was established under the Office of the President by statute of parliament in 1992 to coordinate the multi-sectoral response to the HIV and AIDS epidemic.

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Uganda AIDS Commission

Plot 1-3 Salim Bay Rd, Ntinda

P.O Box 10779, Kampala, Uganda 

Phone: + 256 414 288065