In Uganda, the prevalence of HIV among adolescents is 8.3% in females and 6.3% in males, respectively. Both of these statistics are higher than Uganda’s national prevalence of 6%. Previous studies have examined Ugandan HIV/AIDS knowledge and attitudes, but have largely focused on adult perceptions.
The program to distribute antiretroviral drugs to people living with HIV/AIDS in Brazil is known to be one of the most universal, successful programs of its kind in the world. Experts, however, say other HIV/AIDS prevention programs may be threatened by the current government of President Jair Bolsonaro.