US is accused of jeopardising HIV prevention in Uganda

Tuncalp, Ozge
October 2005
BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);10/1/2005, Vol. 331 Issue 7519, p715
Academic Journal
Reports that the United Nations' special envoy for HIV/AIDS in Africa, Stephen Lewis, has accused the United States of bowing to pressure from religious groups and promoting abstinence only programs in Uganda to prevent HIV infection. Decline of HIV transmission in Uganda due to President Yoweri Museveni's policies; Concerns about the reduced availability of condoms in the country; Reliance of African countries on foreign aid to support their HIV and AIDS prevention programs.


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