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WHO, Partners Launch Plan To Address HIV Drug Resistance In Africa

WHO Regional Office for Africa: WHO unveils plan to tackle rising HIV drug resistance in Africa “Growing resistance to HIV drugs in Africa is threatening the significant progress made in the global fight against the virus. In an effort to reinforce the gains and end the AIDS epidemic by 2030,…

CFR Intern Discusses Recent, Historical Anti-LGBT Efforts In Uganda

Council on Foreign Relations: Uganda Renews Clampdown on the LGBT Community In this guest blog post, Neil Edwards, volunteer intern for CFR’s Africa Program, discusses anti-LGBT activities in Uganda, including legislation and other forms of discrimination (12/4).

Ugandan Physician Discusses How Policy Gap Hinders Access To Abortion For Sexual Violence Survivors

International Federation of Gynecology and Obstetrics: Closing policy gaps for survivors of sexual violence “Unsafe abortion continues to contribute significantly to maternal mortality and morbidity in Uganda. To mark the 16 Days of Activism against gender-based violence, Dr. Kayondo Simon Peter, obstetrician and gynecologist, project coordinator for the FIGO Advocating…