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Tragedy As Syphilis, Gonorrhea Spread Among Male Prisoners in Uganda (Photos)

Prison authorities in Uganda are struggling with high rates of gonorrhea and syphilis among inmates. Although hundreds of inmates are said to have sexually transmitted diseases, this publication has learned that the authorities lack the necessary treatment protocol. When the Parliamentary Committee on HIV/AIDS visited four different prisons over the weekend, it found that in addition to rising HIV/AIDS positive rates, inmates are suffering from Gonorrhea and Syphilis and other urinary tract infections.

  4 months ago ago
Tragedy As Syphilis, Gonorrhea Spread Among Male Prisoners in Uganda (Photos)