Government of Uganda. Uganda AIDS Commission. Overview of HIV/AIDS coordination. 2002.


(Access the report at http://www.aidsuganda.org/pdf/overview_of_coordination.pdf)


Government of United States. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Fighting HIV/AIDS in Africa: A progress report on the HHS/CDC Efforts. Testimony of Jonathan Mermin, M.D., Public Health Epidemiologist. Country Director for GAP Uganda. Before the Committee on Foreign Relations, Subcommittee on African Affairs. U.S. Senate. April 7, 2004.


(Access the report at http://www.cdc.gov/washington/testimony/HI472004192.htm)


Government of United States. United States Agency for International Development. Testimony of Anne Peterson, M.D., USAID Assistant Administrator for Global Health. Before the Committee on Foreign Relations, Subcommittee on African Affairs. U.S. Senate. May 19, 2003


(Access the report at http://www.usaid.gov/press/speeches/2003/ty030519.html)


Singh S, Darroch JE and Bankole A, A, B and C in Uganda: The Roles of Abstinence, Monogamy and Condom Use in HIV Decline, Occasional Report, New York: The Alan Guttmacher Institute, 2003, No. 9.


(Access the report at http://www.guttmacher.org)





(1)        The Government of Uganda has an online resource on its activities to tackle the HIV/AIDS epidemic. Uganda’s National AIDS Documentation and Information Center can be accessed at http://www.aidsuganda.org .


Also, the Ministry of Health’s (Government of Uganda) ‘STD/HIV/AIDS Surveillance Report’ can be accessed at http://www.health.go.ug/hiv.htm .


(2)        United States Agency for International Development (USAID) has been actively involved in Uganda. Reports on USAID work in the nation can be accesses at http://www.usaid.gov/locations/sub-saharan_africa/countries/uganda/ .


(3)        The Joint United Nations Program on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) has been extremely active in Uganda’s fight against HIV/AIDS. Reports on Uganda’s pubic health interventions can be accessed at http://www.unaids.org/EN/Geographical+Area/by+country/uganda.asp .


(4)        For an analysis on why the Uganda HIV/AIDS intervention was a success please read the impressive studies published by The Alan Guttmacher Institute at http://www.guttmacher.org . Browsers should search for ‘Uganda’ to access a number of articles.


(5)        For those seeking information about the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s work in Uganda through the HHS/CDC Global AIDS Program (GAP), access http://www.cdc.gov/nchstp/od/gap/countries/uganda.htm .


(6)        If you want to learn about the debate between abstinence vs. being faithful and condom use go to:

USAID press release announcing $100 million dollars for abstinence focused grants



Report on the First Lady, Mrs. Museveni’s, work ok abstinence only programs



Human Rights Watch article on abstinence only approach



Article criticizing the focus on an abstinence only approach



(7)        To read more about some community and faith based organizations fighting HIV/AIDS go to http://www.usaid.gov/our_work/global_health/aids/TechAreas/community/index.html .