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Uganda

On this page you can find out that Uganda has adopted the WHO Guidelines on viral load testing and that the test is not widely available. You can also find the address for your Minister of Health so you can write and demand action.

Number of people living with HIV in Uganda

1,500,000

Source: 2015 Country Reports to UNAIDS

Percentage of people living with HIV on antiretroviral therapy in Uganda

50%

Source: 2015 Country Reports to UNAIDS

Existence of government policy on viral load testing

Yes, the government has adopted the WHO 2013 Guidelines

Source: 2015 MSF analysis of UNAIDS & IAPAC databases

Availability of routine viral load testing in Uganda

Limited availability

Source: 2015 MSF analysis of UNAIDS & IAPAC databases

Campaign partner in Uganda

African Young Positives Network

Contact Person: Paddy Masembe
Regional Coordinator
Tel: +256 772692931
Email: masembep@gmail.com

LOGO TO GO HERE

ayplus.org

Write to your Minister of Health

Hon. Elioda Tumwesigye
Minister of Health
Ministry of Health
Plot 6, Lourdel Road, Nakasero
P.O Box 7272, Kampala Uganda

Demand routine viral load testing: Write to the Minister of Health requesting that routine viral load testing is made available. See sample letter (Word). See other actions here.

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