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Fish cleaners wait for customers at Ggaba Beach, Thursday, June 7. After the fish are sold, buyers often pay these men to clean and fillet their purchases.
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HIV Still Problematic In African Countries Like Uganda

Since the global HIV/AIDS epidemic reached its peak in the late 1990s, advancements in medicine and outreach have increased chances of survival and lowered the transmission rate of the virus around the world. But in countries like Uganda, where the prevalence rate is 6.5 percent, there’s still a lot of work to be done – especially in the high-risk communities that encircle Lake Victoria.

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