HIV/AIDS and Development

The United Nations Joint Support Programme on HIV/AIDS (JUPSA)

The United Nations Joint Programme on HIV and AIDS (UN-JUPSA) is a global programme aimed at improving the UN and Multilateral System coordination of HIV/AIDS. This was as part of efforts to achieve efficient use of resources and enhance ownership of the response by national governments as key players in building an effective HIV response. more

HIV/AIDS and Development

Despite a remarkable campaign against HIV/Aids in Uganda, which saw prevalence rates fall from 18 percent in 1992 to 6.4 percent in 2005, infection rates have started rising again. The 2011 National Aids Indicator Survey carried out by the Ministry of Health shows HIV prevalence rates at 7.3 percent, with 130,000 new HIV infections every year.