According Erasing 76 Crimes Blog, Pressure from growing, progressive and unapologetic civil society organisations is behind the change in Museveni’s position on the AIDS battle. During the June 6 unveiling of a new plan seeking an end to HIV/AIDS in Uganda by 2030, Museveni admitted that he shares the blame for the country’s recent increase in HIV infections, because he believed, incorrectly, that the Uganda Aids Commission (UAC) was achieving its goals through programs such as the ABC Strategy, which promoted Abstinence, Faithfulness among couples and Condom use.
The Uganda´s President said, he is learning about newer, more effective anti-AIDS strategies from visiting UNAIDS leader Michel Sidibe. After meeting with the President, Sidibe told activists that he believes Museveni is truly committed to ending HIV/AIDS in Uganda.
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