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Uganda’s community initiative helping HIV patients overcome depression

People living with HIV face a greater risk of developing mental disorders, with depression and anxiety among the most common comorbidities

Margaret was engulfed by depression and overwhelmed by stigma. With little motivation for life as she struggled to adjust to living with HIV while pregnant, she contemplated death. "I could lock myself in the house every day. I wanted to kill my child and kill myself because I thought I…

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Uganda’s Ministry of Health, with support from KOICA and WHO launches 5- year project to improve Maternal, Child and Adolescent Health Services in Busoga Region

It is a joint project, with the financial support of $10 million dollars and will be implemented in the districts of Bugiri, Buyende, Iganga, Kamuli and Mayuge

The Government of Uganda with support from the Government of Korea through the Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA), and the World Health Organization (WHO) launched a five-year project to improve Maternal, Child and Adolescent Health Services in select districts in the Busoga sub-region. It is a joint project, with the…