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U.S. Global AIDS Coordinator releases statement on the passage of Uganda’s “HIV Prevention and Control Act” « » The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

U.S. Global AIDS Coordinator releases statement on the passage of Uganda’s “HIV Prevention and Control Act”

U.S. Global AIDS Coordinator, Ambassador Deborah Birx, released a statement on the passage of Uganda’s HIV Prevention and Control Act, which among other things, criminalizes “‘attempted transmission of HIV’ and ‘intentional transmission of HIV’ with penalties of up to ten years imprisonment.” In her statement, Ambassador Birx called “for the people and the Government of Uganda to reject this regressive bill.”

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