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Kabarole, NGO partner to reduce HIV/AIDs prevalence, reproductive health challenges

BY  ALEX ASHABA

KABAROLE: The Uganda local NGO of Reach a Hand has partnered with Kabarole district with the focus on behavior change to reduce the High HIV/AIDs and other health reproductive challenges.

Under the partnership, the NGO signed MoU for 5 years with the district that will help to address the gaps in the implementation of different activities in reproductive health.

Kabarole district leaders posing for a photo with officials from Reach a Hand Uganda shortly after signing the MoU

The partnership also comes few weeks ago after the Uganda Aids Commission released a report indicating that Kabarole district is ranked second with highest HIV/AIDs in the country.

Ms Winnie Watera the policy and advocacy manager Reach a Hand, said the MoU they have signed with Kabarole district it will last for 5 years they will work with all stakeholders in the district to see that MoU is implemented.

She said they will address all the gaps in the targeted hotspot areas by building the capacity of people by training youth and empowering them.

The Kabarole district chairman Mr Richard Rwabuhinga said the partnership is timely because the district is looking for a lasting solution to fight HIV/AIDs prevalence.

He pledged the partnership saying that they will work with the consortium of other NGO to see that they achieve the target.

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