WBEZ brings you fact-based news and information. Sign up for our newsletters to stay up to date on the stories that matter.The number of people infected by AIDS is growing by a million each year. But the funding available to treat AIDS isn’t growing at all.
For a country like Uganda, which depends on money from the U.S. and other donor nations to battle its AIDS epidemic, the dearth of outside funding is a deadly problem that means less money for anti-retroviral drugs and prevention programs.
Some experts believe that Uganda may be the first example of many countries that will lose the war on AIDS.
Kisuule Magala is a Ugandan journalist based in Chicago. He’s Editor of CrestedJournal.com and joins Jerome to talk about the AIDS crisis and other news in Uganda…