HEALTH

Scaling -Up the fight agaisnt HIV/AIDS

Over View

Recent estimates suggest that the annual number of new HIV infections increased by 11.4% from 115,775 in 2007/08 to 128,980 in 2010/11 (UAC 2011). And there are an estimated 1.2 million people living with HIV in Uganda, which includes 150,000 children, 64,000 people estimated to have died from AIDS and 1.2 million children have been orphaned by Uganda's devastating epidemic.

Uganda is often held up as a model for Africa in the fight against HIV and AIDS and FIRD’s interventions seek to build into the government’s vision and goals by strengthening the fight against HIV/AIDS through behavioral change programs among women, men, youths, Persons Living with HIV/AIDS.

What we've done