HIV/AIDS PROGRAM 2017/2019 LAUNCHED IN WAKISO DISTRICT

 

PROJECT: HIV/AIDS AND TEENAGE SEXUAL REPRODUCTIVE PROGRAM 2016/2017/2019:

HIV/AIDS PROGRAM TEAM UNDERGOING TRAINING BY TASO TEAM

HIV/AIDS program boasted with a brand new Motor bike
MS. ABALO IRENE, head of TOTs Kasanje shares her experience working in the community under the program
HIV/AIDS AND TEENAGE REPRODUCTIVE PROGRAM STAFF AT THE LAUNCH

570 girls infected with HIV every week

About 570 Ugandan girls and young women aged 15 to 24 get infected with HIV every week in Wakiso district according to the HIV/AIDS situation analysis by Uganda AIDS Commission. http://www.ugyoungpositives.org/index.php/media-centre/latest-news/2-hiv-aids-570-girls-infected-with-hiv-every-week

As a result of the above analysis, PMYO together with the community of Idstein Germany launch an HIV/AIDS and Teenage Sexual Reproductive Program in Wakiso district on 3 March 2017 which will run until end of 2019.

This program includes,,, Training Youth as TOTs to expand the program in their respective villages, Creating awareness among young people in Wakiso about HIV/AIDS, Advocacy for Voluntary testing, Sexual reproductive education in schools, Health home visits, Partner distribution of ARVs and other related materials Currently our programs are running in Kasanje Town Council, Nsangi Town council and Nansana municipality Council.
HIV/AIDS voluntary testing carried out at our youth center in Wakiso
Discondunct couple awareness day
Teenage Sexual reproductive education activity in schools of wakiso district
Teenage pregnancy addressed in schools
Teenage Pregnacy and HIV AIDS killing young people in Wakiso
Advocacy for voluntary testing
HIV/AIDS PROGRAM STAFF. Undergoing training at TASO center wakiso
VHT, and TOT assessment activities at village level

Other Links;
http://powermindsyouth.org/2017/09/08/early-marriages-contributing-65-to-girls-school-dropout-rate/
http://powermindsyouth.org/2017/02/09/how-to-wash-your-hands/

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