Ugandan Program For Lake Victoria Fishermen Employs ‘Test And Treat’ HIV Strategy
The Guardian: Uganda’s test and treat HIV program hauls in fishermen of Lake Victoria
“…Anyone living [in Uganda’s Ssese Islands] who is diagnosed with HIV immediately receives [antiretroviral therapy (ART)] — a process known as ‘test and treat.’ The policy puts Uganda on track toward World Health Organization recommendations released last week, calling for all HIV patients to be enrolled on ART as soon as possible. Last year, the Ugandan government began rolling out test and treat within communities at high risk…” (Green, 10/7).
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