The Long-term ART outcomes in Uganda study was a collaborative research involving University of British Columbia, Canada (Principle Investigator-Dr. David Moore), Medical Research Council Entebbe/Uganda Virus Research Institute Unit on AIDS (MRC/UVRI)–(Principal Investigator-Prof. Pontiano Kaleebu) and TASO (Principal Investigator- Dr. Josephine Birungi). The study was based at TASO Jinja and was conducted from 2012 to 2016.  Dissemination Brief

 

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    Kaberamaido Fisher Communities Welcome Soroti Region Project

    The fisher communities in Kaberamaido District are thrilled by the entry of TASO-Soroti Regional Project into the Teso sub region. The excitement has been expressed during the ongoing fisher community engagement meetings conducted at the landing sites in the district. The Regional Project, led by Uganda Fisheries and Fish Conservation Association (UFFCA), one of the three consortium members, is currently steering stakeholder and fisher community engagement meetings to drum up support for the implementation of the project among the fisher communities.

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    TASO Partners with Katakwi District to Commemorate Day of African Child

    Magoro Primary School in Katakwi District was yesterday 27th June 2017 a centre of convergence of cohorts on child rights and survival. The school played host to the District commemorations of the Day of the African Child, an event that was organized in partnership with Civil Society Organisations. TASO Soroti Regional Project and TASO Soroti Service Centre of Excellence were part of the key stakeholders who partnered with the district to honor the day. TASO’s engagement and presence at the event was obviously conspicuous with its branding, giveaways, presentations by the drama group and mentions by the speakers.

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    Soroti Regional Project Launches in Katakwi

    District Leaders pledge support

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    ASO-Soroti Regional Consortium Project today 31st May 2017 kick-started its operations in the Teso sub–region at an inception sharing meeting held in Usuk Sub-Country Hall. The two-day maiden meeting is the first in a series of planned district-based meetings across the 8 Districts of Teso whose aim is to introduce the project and plan with district stakeholders for its implementation. TASO in consortium with University Research Co., LLC (URC) and Uganda Fisheries and Fish Conservation Association (UFFCA) received a funding award in March 2017 to implement a regional project to accelerate Epidemic Control in Soroti region under the President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) through Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The project will be implemented under a Health Systems Strengthening approach.

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    TASO calls us all to unite to Stop TB

    As we commemorate World TB Day, TASO’s implores upon each of us to do what it takes to contribute to ending TB. This call was contained in a brief published on World TB Day, 24th March 2017. TASO asserts that when each of us does his/her roles well as individuals and institutions, we are uniting our efforts with the rest of the world to leave no one behind in the TB response. Read the Brief