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31 Jul 2018 description

In Uganda there are concerns that recent gains could quickly be reversed. However, the government has taken welcome steps, including launching the Presidential Fast Track Initiative, initiating new size estimation studies, developing an anti-HIV stigma policy and designing a national sexuality education framework.

17 May 2018 description

In Uganda, if you have children or not, being gay can get you killed. Four years ago, Matofu* and his son had to flee for their lives.

After a long, harrowing journey for Matofu and ten-year-old Suphi*, the nightmare did not end when they arrived in a refugee camp in Malawi, where they both experienced further violence. It took two years to find sanctuary as asylum seekers through Malawi UNHCR. But without the advocacy efforts of a local organisation, it may never have happened.

18 Aug 2016 description

SHARP strategies for outreach success in high-risk environments


A sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR) programme in Kenya and Uganda exceeded its target reach of men who have sex with men (MSM) by nearly three times thanks to innovative ways of working.

The experience of using non-traditional outreach models to provide sexual health services to MSM is offering valuable lessons.

01 Jun 2016 description

An appraisal of community-led HIV prevention and care interventions for men who have sex with men (MSM) in Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania and Zimbabwe offers key tips for practical success when implementing sexual health and rights programmes in sub-Saharan Africa.

10 Dec 2015 description

A three year programme aimed at effectively reducing the spread and impact of HIV among men who have sex with men in East Africa ends this month. What lessons can be learnt by others doing similar work?

Last week at the International Conference on AIDS and STIs in Africa (ICASA) in Zimbabwe, representatives of African key population groups were stopped at the airport on arrival and divested of their materials which were intended for distribution at the conference.

28 Nov 2014 description

This World AIDS Day (1 December 2014) we are warning of the urgent need to prioritise HIV and sexual and reproductive health services for adolescents, particularly in the global south where they are slipping through the cracks when it comes to healthcare.

27 Jun 2012 description

This booklet provides an overview of the Alliance's impact in 2011. It also presents case studies to illustrate our work with communities and individuals and how, with support from Alliance partners, they can change their lives.

07 Jul 2011 description

Alliance linking organisation Community Health Alliance Uganda is part of a national coalition of activists who will gather at the Constitutional Court in Kampala on July 7 at the start of a landmark case against the Government of Uganda on maternal mortality.

The case, Petition Number 16 of 2011, argues that by not providing essential medical commodities and services to pregnant women, the Government of Uganda is violating the Constitutional rights of Ugandans, including the right to health, the right to life, and the rights of women.

23 Aug 2010 description

There is no doubt now that the economic crisis is affecting funding for health

Uganda was the jewel in Africa's AIDS response but we are now seeing a situation where people are being turned away or starting treatment later than ideal because there aren't the drugs available.

But it's not only the provision of treatment for people living with HIV.

30 Jun 2010 description

Vulnerable children in Uganda are set to benefit from a new $20 million, five year USAID program which aims to improve access to and quality of services.

Community capacity to care for orphans is increasingly overstretched as the number of needy children keeps rising. At the end of 2007, Uganda was home to an estimated one million AIDS orphans.

The Strengthening the Ugandan National Response for Implementation of Services for OVC (SUNRISE-OVC) is the culmination of six years of collaboration between the US Government, the Government of Uganda and civil society (via the International …

16 Oct 2009 description

The networks project 2006-2009 USAID project-end report


This report outlines the background, achievements and lessons learned during the start up, implementation and close out of the Alliance's three-year United States Agency for International Development (USAID)-funded project, Expanding the Role of Networks of People Living with HIV/AIDS in Uganda (the Networks Model project).

The report aims to support learning across the Alliance's programmes and the wider HIV response.