ADVICE | I had sex a couple of years ago and now I keep on getting ill. Do I have HIV?

I always feel ill do I have HIV

Dear Doctor

I had sex with 2 guys about 3.5 years ago. Different times just once each both times with latex condom. I have looked up HIV symptoms and I am freaking out. At some point (I can’t remember how close to these events) I had a bad case of tonsillitis with tiredness and fever and I also suffer from seborrheic dermatitis, which is at least 3 years old (although a shampoo called Nizoral controls it). Read More

Uganda seeks to start injectable HIV drugs

Officiating.  Dr Patrick Ogwang of Mbarara

Officiating. Dr Patrick Ogwang of Mbarara University of Science (left), Director General Health Services Prof Anthony Mbonye (centre) and the director of Epicentre, Dr Juliet Mwanga-Amumpaire (left), at the Scientific Day in Kampala last week. PHOTO BY CHRISTINE KASEMIIRE  

The Joint Clinical Research Centre (JCRC) has applied to start trials on injectable HIV/Aids drugs.
The trials seek to administer antiretroviral treatment (ART) on Aids patients using injections instead of the tablets and capsules as is the case currently.  Read More