HIV/AIDS PREVENTION PROGRAMME

The effects of HIV/AIDS have incomprehensively exhibited themselves in the communities in Uganda. These are manifested in the high HIV/AIDS prevalence rates and unattainable HIV/AIDS incidence, resulting from the generally high risk consequence of unsafe sexual behavioral exposures which is mostly enhanced by gender based violence. Slums and towns have continued to be a hub for irresponsible behaviors especially fueled by some cultural and religious norms which fuel risky sexual behaviors, Lack of information, poverty and adequate support on sexual reproductive health and ignorance has greatly led to increased HIV/AIDS within our communities. Key Strategies included;


Continue creating awareness in our target Communities about the HIV/AIDS Pandemic
Target Behavioral change to stop new infections especially amongst young people
To turn the tide against the spread of HIV/AIDS by improving adherence to ART and Promoting Positive change for the affected people.
Improving diet for the affected
Formation of peer groups and cohorts to ensure compliance to ART medication. Building capacities of women in the groups to support affected adolescents. Engaging artists to denounce Adolescents high risk sexual behaviors. Classified condom distribution in the communities. Creating awareness about HIV/AIDS in the communities using the social media, radios and IEC materials To mobilize and empower the community, especially women, to participate and improve on the care, support and prevention of HIV/AIDS including promotion of male circumcision Improving access to available health services through referrals and linkages Liaising with stakeholders for improved HIV/AIDS service delivery. Empowering youths, with the knowledge on HIV and behavioral change mechanisms so as to reduce e HIV/AIDS and STDs infections.