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14 in every 100 Men who have sex with Men have HIV

The HIV/AIDS prevalence in men who have sex with men (MSM) in Kampala is substantially higher than among the general male population living in the city, the study has established.

“The Crane Survey,” an HIV and health related surveillance project that focuses on generating HIV-related strategic information is a brainchild of the Makerere University School of Public Health (MUSPH), the Ministry of Health (MoH) and the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

7 out of every 100 Bada Boda Cyclists in Kampala have HIV

As they toil to help us move faster in traffic jammed in Kampala City, pick our children from schools when we are busy and deliver our goods at home when we can’t make it, they are under a viral attack.

These are boda-boda riders operating in Kampala city. The HIV/AIDS prevalence among these cyclists has been found to be higher compared to that in the general male population living in the city, according to a health survey.

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