Activists Criticize Uganda President Museveni For Failing To Mention Key Populations In Nation’s New Fast-Track HIV Plan

The Guardian: Uganda fails to target gay men and sex workers in fast-track HIV initiative
“Activists have criticized the Ugandan president for failing to cater for gay men in his new plan to end HIV by 2030. President Yoweri Museveni launched his ambitious initiative last week, but did not specifically mention gay people, sex workers, and drug users — who bear a disproportionate share of the HIV burden. Activists said the move was a disaster and a major blow for HIV prevention, treatment, and care among these groups…” (Okiror, 6/15).

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