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Uganda activists fear harsh HIV law will boost AIDS

in UGANDA, 13/05/2014

Mandatory HIV testing, mandatory HIV disclosure and criminalization are among the features of the HIV/AIDS Prevention and Management Bill that is heading to Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni for his approval. If enacted, the bill’s hard-line approach would make it more challenging to halt the AIDS epidemic in Uganda, because it would discourage HIV-positive people from getting tests and treatment they need, activists say.

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