First Lady, Hon. Janet Museveni congratulating TASO supported adolescent, Sylvia Nalukwago, after her music performance at the eMTCT Campaign Regional Launch in Jinja, December 2014
Ensuring success of eMTCT intervention: a client mother receiving her ART drug refills from a health worker from a TASO supported Public Health Facility (PHF)
Dispelling myth about HIV and AIDS: A TASO health worker conducting public education and sensitization on prevention of HIV transmission during an exhibition event
A clinic day at TASO Mulago: A typical clinic day at a TASO or Supported Public Health Facility (PHF) starts with a health talk/clients’ education
Promoting Learning and Sharing of Best Practices in the HIV and AIDS Response: TASO Participated at the Infectious Diseases Institute (IDI) Open day in 2014
TASO public exhibition stall at the eMTCT Campaign Regional Launch in Kampala
Clients acknowledging receipt of their ART drug refills by thump print at a Community Drug Distribution Point (CDDP)
Care for the caregivers: TASO staff at a stress management event
Providing opportunities for communities to test and know their HIV sero status: an HIV Testing and Counseling outreach at Uganda National Mosque
TASO founder member, Mary Kakeeto shows how it is done: The “TASO Hug” is a unique trait that has been instrumental in the reduction of stigma and promotion of openness about HIV sero status
Taking services where they are most needed. TASO health workers preparing for an outreach intervention.
Involving the public to support Orphans and Vulnerable Children: TASO Mulago Adolescents’ Drama Group entertaining guests at a fundraising dinner. Rt. Hon. Rebecca Kadaga was Chief Guest
TASO health workers delivering ART drug refills at a Community Drug Distribution Point (CDDP)
Naturing the culture of smooth handover of leadeship. Prof. Francis G. Omaswa new TASO Board of Trustees Chairperson receiving intruments of work from his predecessor, Prof. David Serwadda. Looking on is TASO Patron, Dr. Noerine Kaleeba
*Disposal of items at other TASO units will be communicated later.
COMMEMORATION OF CHRISTOPHER KALEEBA DAY - 2019
The Christopher Kaleeba day was commemorated on 23rd January at his ancestral home in Ziru, along Entebbe Road. The commemoration began with Mass led Fr Ssebayigga, a long time serving Center Advisory Committee member of TASO Entebbe. In his sermon, Fr. Ssebayigga urged everyone to live an exemplary life so that they too can be remembered just as Christopher Kaleeba is remembered in TASO. Joining the family in Ziru was the team from TASO Entebbe.
TASO AND PARTNERS PUT UP EXHIBITION ON HISTORY OF HIV IN UGANDA
On 1st December 2018 - World AIDS Day , TASO together with the Ugandan Academy and Uganda AIDS Commission unveiled an exhibition on the History of HIV in Uganda at the Uganda Museum. The six months (June to December) project was funded by the Embassy of Ireland which hosted guests to a launch on 28 November 2018. The exhibition attracted over 2,000 visitors both national and international. Alongside the exhibition was a HIV Testing booth where the TASO Mulago team screened over 900 people for HIV.
CDC COUNTRY DIRECTOR VISITS SOROTI REGIONAL PROJECT
In February TASO's flagship project in Soroti hosted the CDC Country Director - Dr. Lisa Nelson. Under the new regionalisation strategy, TASO is in charge of PEPFAR Implementing Partners within the Teso Region.
DR. PETER PIOT LEADS TEAM FROM LSHTM TO VISIT TASO
Dr. Peter Piot led a team from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM - London, Gambia, South Africa and Uganda) to visit TASO Headquarters on February 3, 2019. There were several reasons for the visit some of which are;
TORORO AND ATUTUR HOSPITAL LABORATORIES FOR INTERNATIONAL ACCREDITATION
The Tororo and Atutur (under Soroti Region) hospital laboratories were recently recommended for international accreditation by SANAS. The two laboratories are supported under the TASO Health Systems Strengthening mechanism.