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Kenya, UNAIDS Launch New Database To Track Progress On HIV/AIDS

News outlets report on the launch of a new database in Kenya to track progress on HIV/AIDS.

Standard Digital: President Uhuru Kenyatta launches digital platform to manage HIV/AIDS
“The war against HIV/AIDS got a boost following the launch of a digital application on Thursday. … The system dubbed ‘The Kenya HIV Situation Room,’ will provide up-to date information on the number of people living with the condition and also give information on the availability of antiretroviral (ARVs) drugs in medical facilities across the country…” (Psirmoi, 9/17).

U.N. News Centre: U.N. and Kenya team up to end AIDS epidemic by 2030
“…The Situation Room, developed by the National AIDS Control Council and the Kenyan Ministry of Health in collaboration with UNAIDS, with support from the Government of Japan, brings together data from four separate sources: the Kenya Medical Supply Agency; Kenya’s HIV estimates; the District Health Information System; and data from the National AIDS Control Council on program implementers and service delivery…” (9/17).

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