National survey shows women and girls disproportionately affected, with 570 infections a week among those aged 15-24, despite decline in overall rate

The prevalence of HIV in Uganda is more than 3% higher among women than men, according to research revealed by the government.

While the overall rate of those aged between 15 and 49 living with the infection has declined in the past five years to 6% – from 7.3% – women remain disproportionately affected by the epidemic.

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