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
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
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.