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Uganda

The East African country of Uganda, with a population of 24.7 million, has an HIV seroprevalence rate of 6.7 percent. An estimated 850,000 people are HIV-infected. AIDS also has orphaned an estimated one million Ugandan children.

ICAP in Uganda

In 2003, ICAP’s MTCT-Plus Initiative began supporting family-focused, multidisciplinary HIV/AIDS care and treatment programs at St. Francis and Mulago Hospitals in Uganda. ICAP-supported programs at these facilities focus on identifying HIV-infected women through prevention of mother-to-child transmission (PMTCT) of HIV programs and enrolling them into care and treatment, including antiretroviral therapy.

ICAP also supports: