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JSI successfully implemented the Uganda AIDS/HIV Integrated Model District Programme for the U.S. Agency for International Development from 2001 to 2006. Further information about Uganda AIM activities can be obtained from

Creating Community Support to Combat AIDS in Uganda

When her husband died after a long illness in 1995, Joyce Margaret Igoru was left alone with her 9 month old baby. Her husband's family rejected her and took everything she owned, including her house, because they assumed that she, too, would soon be dead. At age 23, Joyce Margaret was forced to move back to her parent's homestead.. [ Read More...]

Preventing AIDS and Improving Health Care in Uganda's Refugee Camps

Okotel Misaki decided in high school that he wanted to help improve people's lives. After one of Uganda's many civil insurrections, Misaki's family spent 10 months living in a refugee camp for internally displaced people (IDP). There he learned first hand the hardships IDPs live through after they've already had to leave their homes under.. [ Read More...]

The Role of Faith-Based Organizations in AIM-Supported Districts

Faith-based organizations play a vital role in the delivery of health and community services in Uganda, particularly HIV/AIDS services. These organizations may vary in size from large hospitals to small rural clinics and community-level organizations serving well-defined populations. What they have in common is that they are trusted.. [ Read More...]

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