PEPFAR

THE PEOPLE'S VOICE UGANDA 2021

This is the third edition of The People’s Voice; the first was published in 2019 and the second in 2020. This People’s Voice on COP21 focuses on the following critical themes: effective management of COVID-19, It also focuses on the promotion of quality, evidence-based, and human rights prevention interventions; expanding biomedical and structural prevention interventions for women and girls including GBV, economic empowerment, and human rights; support for people with disabilities; closing gaps in diagnosis and treatment of children with HIV.

THE PEOPLE'S VOICE UGANDA 2020

Uganda has an estimated 1,392,742 people living with HIV (PLHIV), consisting of 1,296,000 adults aged 15-64 years (6.2% prevalence) and 96742 children aged 0-14 years (0.5% prevalence). Prevalence is higher among women (7.6%) than among men(4.7%) and among young people (15-24 years), prevalence is four times higher among adolescent girls and young women (3.3%) than among adolescent boys and young men(0.8%). New infections are estimated at 80,500 people per year; 73,000 adults and 7,500 children. Approximately 83% of HIV-positive Ugandans currently access HIV treatment. Despite important progress made by the country towards the national target of reaching epidemic control, Uganda continues to face major challenges that are weakening the impact of the national response.

THE PEOPLE'S VOICE UGANDA 2019

This is the "People’s Voice 2019" containing Uganda's community priorities and recommendations for PEPFAR for the Country Operational Plan 2019. The recommendations have been developed by people living with HIV  and health activists using information gathered in February 2019 during community consultations and additionally through facility monitoring carried out at seven PEPFAR supported sited in four high burden districts including Mbale(Mbale Regional Referral Hospital and TASO Mbale), Lira(Lira Regional Referral Hospital and Amach HCIV), Jinja (Walukuba HCIV and JIACOFE), and Tororo (Mukuju HCIV)

CSOs Launch People’s Voice 2021

More than 40 civil society organizations led by ICWEA, HEPS – Uganda, Sexual Minorities Uganda have launched the 2021 edition of “The People’s Voice,” a set of ambitious recommendations describing shifts the U.S.