AIDS Information Centre 27th Happy Birth Day wishes on 14th February 2017
From left, Birungi Sheila(Executive Director AIC), Dr. Christine Ondoa (Director General UAC) and Hon. Moses Kizige (state minister for Karamoja affairs) chatting during the Protect The Goal launch in Moroto District.
Reproductive, Maternal, Newborn, Child And Adolescent Health Advocacy Meeting at State House, Entebbe on 16th September 2016
The Executive Director AIDS Information Centre on the second coronation ceremony of Isembatu the Kyabazinga of Busoga Kingdom
Kampala Capital City Authority award to AIC as one of the best performing implementation partners in the city.
The First Lady shaking hands with Director Programs and Planning, Dr Nkoyoyo Abdallah while appreciating the work done by the NOC of the EMTCT campaigns

World AIDS Day (WAD) Message 2016

On 1st December 2016, AIDS Information Centre - Uganda (AIC) joined the Country and the International Community to commemorate the World AIDS day (WAD) under the Theme: Joining hands to scale up HIV Prevention”. AIC through the 9 Regional Centres of Excellence namely Kampala, Jinja, Mbale, Mbarara, Arua, Lira, Soroti, Kabale and Karamoja and the various development partners such as United Nations Population fund (UNFPA), United States Agency for International Development (USAID), World Education Bantwana/Better Outcomes Project, Global Fund for HIV/TB and Health systems strengthening, USAID MSH/Star East, USAID/EGPAF- R-HITES and other stakeholders supported the Ministry of Health (MOH) and Uganda AIDS Commission (UAC) to raise awareness about the HIV/AIDS epidemic; took stock of achievements; commemorated those who have passed away; and  rededicated herself to the HIV&AIDS response.

 

AIC used the WAD week as a platform to create awareness and advocacy, community mobilization and re-energizing the role of leaders at household, community and national levels towards HIV Prevention and control. We provided Free accelerated Behaviour Change Communication (BCC), HIV Counselling and testing (HCT) and linked those who tested HIV Positive to care and support.

Our Headquarters and the Regional Centres of Excellence worked hand in hand with the National organizing Committee (NOC), District organizing committees (DOC) and the various sub committees to ensure a successful WAD Commemoration. Download Full message 

Highlights

Renewed commitment to fight HIV/AIDS

While Uganda has made remarkable progress in respect to addressing the HIV/AIDS epidemic, the recent AIDS indicator survey (UAC,2011) showed HIV prevalence rate of 7.3% among people aged 15-49 years which is still high. Currently, the total number of People Living with HIV and AIDS is estimated to be 1,486,642 in 2014, new HIV infections have declined from 128,068 in 2009 to  about 99,000 in 2014 while annual HIV Death has reduced from 52,799  in 2009 to 32,890.