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At UNYPA We work to improve the lives of young people living with HIV/AIDS.

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At UNYPA We work to improve the lives of young people living with HIV/AIDS.

The Uganda Network of Young People Living with HIV/AIDS (UNYPA) is a direct member of the National Forum of People Living with HIV/AIDS (NAFOPHANU) with a membership of 50,000 young people living with HIV/AIDS in the country so far.
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Get Up Speak Out (GUSO) PROJECT
Get Up Speak Out (GUSO) PROJECT
Get Up Speak Out (GUSO) PROJECT

The project is implemented in a consortium of 12 SRHR Alliance partners with a common vision of a society where all...

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PITCH – Partnership to Inspire Transform and Connect the HIV Response
PITCH – Partnership to Inspire Transform and Connect the HIV Response
PITCH – Partnership to Inspire Transform and Connect the HIV Response

UNYPA is implementing the project in 3 districts of; Mbale, Paliisa and Nakapiripit. The program engages Sexual...

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Established in 2015, the Right Here Right Now (RHRN) Uganda platform is composed of 14 civil society organizations...

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What Our YPLHIV Say


Am so excited and looking found to impact the lives of the needy..... its really passionate to save a thousand people by a word, God bless you UNYPLHIV God bless the public health extension officers. Proud of you.

K Esagala Martin
K Esagala MartinYPLHIV

UNYPA has done it. Lets mentor the young people to address issues. In the right way cause they mid that.

Benjamin Kaggwa
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I have always been open with my status though it started as a struggle to get to accept.I would really like to meet youth with the same status.I managed to do pmct so my 5 years old boy is free.

Pacuto Tuape
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A week Of Crowns and Team Wins

Some weeks are better than others and last week was definitely one of our best. Having only sent out our first announcement for the upcoming YPlus Pageant, we were hyped by the news of our former Miss Y+ Gloria Nawanyaga in the finals for Miss Uganda, a very reputed beauty pageant in the land. While […]

An orientational meeting with UNATU

For the last 18 years the school health policy has been in the draft and it’s the role of Minsitry of education to process and passe the policy. School health is about harnessing the strategic opportunity of the school to prepare and nurture children and youth into healthy adults. It entails strategies, programmes, activities and […]

Candlelight Memorial Event and All the Fire Flame Emojis

If May 2019 gave us anything to remember, it definitely was the Candlelight Memorial Event. The event that struck across 13th to 17th of May brought together a number of organisations and individuals to commemorate those who have succumbed to AIDS, encourage those living with HIV and reinvigorate the fight against the disease. The biggest […]

The Y+ Summit: The Style of Wrapping Things Up

Our goal was to start the Y+ Summit and finish it with the same energy and thankfully to many supporting hands, we managed to do exactly that. Seeing Nile Hall at Hotel Africana transforming into a bevy of activity with 400 heads moving around, sharing information, laughing, listening and learning filled us with that sense […]

Day 2 of the Y+ Summit; Making the Policy Influencers Of Tomorrow

We are migrating officially from the 90-90-90 targets to the 95-95-95 by 2030! That obviously means we have made great steps in curbing HIV/AIDS, so we need to cement the forces that will accelerate the forces that will make this possible; the young people. It is for this reason that we have spent the second […]

Day One of Y+ Summit; Of Securing The Bag and Discovering the Self

“The longest Journey in life is the journey of discovering the self, because it may never end” Zaituni Nabateregga was quoted today as she facilitated the session on Life Skills and Self reflection. Her statement was an eye opener to many of the young people who have joined us for three days for the annual […]

Whats New in the Country’s Operational Plan.

Whats New in the Country’s Operational Plan Last week on Thursday 21st February 2019, our Executive Director Nicholas Niwagaba together with other fellow CSO representatives had a one on one meet up opportunity with USA Ambassador HE. Deborah Malac , USAID and the PEPFAR country representative Amy Cunninghama. They were able to push issues concerning […]

And This Year’s Winner Of The Fast Forward Golden Egg Is …….!

The title right there was the sentence precedent to us being mentioned winners. And if you are wondering, Yes it is our 2nd win in a row. We are privildged to be winners of the just concluded Fast Forward Golden egg award, at the International AIDS Conference.–AGAIN. The first time the Uganda Network Of Young […]

Tackling HIV: Ugandans shine in Amsterdam

The Y+ beauty pageant by UNYPA wins the coveted Golden Egg, Fast Forward Award during the AIDS 2018 conference. When Martha Nakato, a young woman living with HIV, was crowned Miss Y+ (young positive) 2017/18, eyebrows were raised. Some critical sentiments were aired. Some called the idea “crazy” and wondered whether the beauty contest organisers […]

THE Y+ BEAUTY PAGEANT 2018; The Journey Begins

We have come a long way since the novice campaign was implemented way back in 2014. The Y+ Beauty pageant started out as an idea on paper by a team of pioneers; Diana Amanyire, head of youth and key populations at Marie Stopes International Uganda, Jacquelyn Alesi, former executive director UNYPA, Kagangure Philbert, and Braka. […]