Archive for: October, 2014

Malala Yousafzai, youngest Nobel Peace Prize Winner

Malala Yousafzai, youngest Nobel Peace Prize winner, adds to her achievements and expectations   Malala Yousafzai, 17, has become the youngest winner of the Nobel Peace Prize. Malala campaigns for education, especially for girls, and was shot by the Taliban from point-blank range. She has since been a dedicated advocate for her cause, founded a nonprofit…

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Uganda: Gains and gaps in Ugandan HIV treatment

Uganda: Gains and gaps in Ugandan HIV treatment   Although Uganda has succeeded in achieving major increases in the number of children eligible for and receiving ARV drugs, areas such as paediatric HIV infections have not fared so well.

HIV-related stigma has increased in Uganda despite treatment roll-out

HIV & AIDS information: HIV-related stigma has increased in Uganda despite treatment roll-out   It was believed increased access to ARV treatment would decrease the level of stigma attached to the disease, however, this appears not to be the case. Instead, there have been increases in stigma scores.

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