55,000 women get infected with HIV/Aids weekly – UNAIDS

Left to Right: Chairperson of Uganda Aids Commission Eddie Mukoyo, EU Ambassador Attilio Pacifici, Minister for Presidency Esther Mbayo, US Ambassador Natalie Brown, and the UN Women Country Representative, Dr Maxime Houinato, during a candle light memorial celebration organised by Uganda Aids Commission in Kampala yesterday. PHOTO/RACHEL MABALA

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The EU activities in fighting HIV/Aids centre around sensitisation and provision of general healthcare services.

About 55,000 women and girls between 15 and 24 years get infected with HIV/Aids globally every week,   officials from United Nations Programme on HIV/Aids (UNAIDS) have said.

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