Ambassador Malac flags off Uganda’s Population-based HIV Impact Assessment survey with the Ministry of Health.

The U.S. government is contributing $8 million to Uganda’s Population-based HIV Impact Assessment survey. The survey which will help service delivery and treatment for HIV in Uganda.

The U.S. government is proud to partner on this important work, which will also study the rising impact of HIV on Uganda’s children. “This survey will be a key component for Ugandan and international health officials in crafting a comprehensive strategy for continuing the fight against HIV in Uganda. Its results will help all of us maximize resources by using hard data to pinpoint those areas most affected by this disease, allowing us to save even more lives in the years ahead”, said Ambassador Malac.

As Ambassador Malac noted, however, corruption and mismanagement puts lives at risk and threatens Uganda’s future. Uganda cannot become healthier until we all address these problems.