TITLE

US is accused of jeopardising HIV prevention in Uganda

AUTHOR(S)
Tuncalp, Ozge
PUB. DATE
October 2005
SOURCE
BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);10/1/2005, Vol. 331 Issue 7519, p715
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
18501529

 

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