"Many families in Uganda permanently live on the edge of survival. The fragile economy of the country has been further damaged by AIDS. Approximately 10,000 new cases of AIDS are being reported a month in Uganda. One out of every 10 adults in the country is HIV infected ... Earlier this year a five-day conference on `Women and AIDS' was held in Bishop Tucker Theological College, Mukono, Uganda, which brought together women in leadership roles from all over Uganda to discuss the particular problems women face in relation to AIDS and HIV. The conference was co-ordinated by the Church Human Services AIDS Program (CHUSA). This report is edited from the conference and an article be the Revd. Mabel Katanweire."
The Advent 1996 issue of the International Anglican Family Network "tells of just a few of the projects, linked with churches, which are trying to alleviate the suffering and halt the spread of the disease. In this terrible situation there are signs of hope." Article includes reports from 12 different countries.