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Access to HIV/AIDS or TB care among refugees in Kampala, Uganda: exploring the enablers and barriers during the COVID-19 pandemic (2022)
Journal Article
Palattiyil, G., Kisaakyeb, P., Mwenyango, H., Katongole, S., Mulekya, F., Sidhva, D., …Bukuluki, P. (2022). Access to HIV/AIDS or TB care among refugees in Kampala, Uganda: exploring the enablers and barriers during the COVID-19 pandemic. Journal of Migration and Health, 5, Article 100098. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jmh.2022.100098

The rapid spread of COVID-19 has overwhelmed the existing health care systems, finding it challenging to provide essential health services besides the COVID-19 response interventions. Refugees are disproportionately affected by the COVID-19 pandemic... Read More about Access to HIV/AIDS or TB care among refugees in Kampala, Uganda: exploring the enablers and barriers during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Adolescent sexual behaviour in a refugee setting in Uganda (2021)
Journal Article
Bukuluki, P., Kisaakye, P., Mwenyango, H., & Palattiyil, G. (2021). Adolescent sexual behaviour in a refugee setting in Uganda. Reproductive Health, 18(1), Article 131. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12978-021-01181-0

Background Children under 18 years old constituted more than half (52%) of the refugee population in 2017. Adolescent Sexual and reproductive health is an essential component of primary health care. Yet, not every refugee adolescent is able to acces... Read More about Adolescent sexual behaviour in a refugee setting in Uganda.

Adapting “MOVE” to Accelerate VMMC Coverage for HIV Prevention in Priority Populations: Implementation Experiences from Uganda’s Military Settings (2021)
Journal Article
Nyanzi, A., Lugada, E., Bwayo, D., Kasujja, V., Wamundu, C., Kak, N., …Seruwagi, G. (2021). Adapting “MOVE” to Accelerate VMMC Coverage for HIV Prevention in Priority Populations: Implementation Experiences from Uganda’s Military Settings. International STD Research and Reviews, 10(1), 39-52. https://doi.org/10.9734/isrr/2021/v10i130122

This paper describes the WHO’s Model of Optimizing Volumes and Efficiencies (MOVE), adapted by the University Research Council (URC) - Department of Defense HIV/AIDS Prevention Program (DHAPP) to rapidly scale up Voluntary Medical Male Circumcision (... Read More about Adapting “MOVE” to Accelerate VMMC Coverage for HIV Prevention in Priority Populations: Implementation Experiences from Uganda’s Military Settings.