Host Institutions March of 2002

»» Kitovu Mobile AIDS Home Care and Orphans Program

Kitovu Mobile Home Care was initiated in 1987 to address medical, social, psychological and economic effects of the HIV / AIDS epidemic. The project provides medical care, palliative care, counseling and social support to 3,000 AIDS patients in their homes in order to prolong their lives and allow them die with dignity...Read more

»» AIDS Information Centre

AIDS Information Center (AIC), established in 1990 is the pioneer organization in the field of HIV Voluntary Counseling and Testing (VCT) in Sub Saharan Africa. At present, it operates five branches in Arua, Mbarara, Jinja, Mbale and Kampala. Four new branches are to be opened by the end of 2004 in Lira, Soroti, Kabale and Fort Portal...Read more

»» Uganda AIDS Commission

Uganda AIDSConunission was established in 1992 by statute of Parliament to coordinate the multi sectoral efforts in the fight against HIV/ AIDS. It operates under the Office of the President for clear objectives of vi~ibility, high level advocacy, neutral supra sectoral coordination and ensuring equitable resource allocation and monitoring the national response to HIV/ AIDS...Read more

»» The AIDS Support Organisation

The AIDS Support Organization (TASO) was established in 1987 to c~ntribute to a process of restoring hope and improving the quality of life of persons and communities affected by HIV/ AIDS, in Uganda. TASO was founded by Dr. Noerine Kaleeba and sixteen others who were themselves affected or infected with HIV/ AIDS...Read more

»» Hospice Africa Uganda

Hospice Africa Uganda (HAU) is a voluntary organization created in 1993 by Dr. Anne Merriman with support from United Kingdom to provide palliative care to people with cancer. It focuses on palliative care in its modern definition, which includes adequate control of pain using a holistic approach. This makes the HAU strategy different from other traditional methods of caring for patients. It has developed a specialist home care programme caring for cancer and AIDS patients with severe pain...Read more

»» The Monitor Publications Limited

The Monitor Publications Limited is a multimedia company founded in 1992. It publishes an English daily newspaper and Sunday edition as well as Internet versions of both publications. It also runs an FM radio station 93.3 Monitor FM. Its other services include publication of a B.usiness Directory, school books and reference books. It also offers printing services for magazines, newspapers, books and stationery items...Read more
»» STD/ACP Ministry of Health

The first AIDS Control Programme was established by World Health organization / Global Program on AIDS in 1986. To date, it remains the technical arm of the National Multisectoral HIV/ AIDS program. Its goal is to prevent the transmission of STDs and HIV infection and minimize the degree of vulnerability of STD/HIV in individuals, families and the community...Read more