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TASO Mulago and Headquarters celebrate 28 years of service

Twenty eight (28) years ago today, the group of people who had been meeting informally within Mulago Referral Hospital premises and sometimes in their homes, to support people living with AIDS then, finally got a name. This name was The AIDS Support Organisation. Although not formally registered, they were a support group for patients and their family members who at the time were abandoned in hospital compound or in wards awaiting their final breath. 
This group was formally registered in 1991 as a Non-Governmental Organisation working in Uganda. Today, this group has grown to include people from all walks of like regardless of age, sex, race, religion or even political affiliation. With the fall in HIV related stigma and discrimination, more and more people are coming up to be identified with TASO.
To commemorate this day, this year the focus was put on the staff who work tirelessly to keep the organisation running. Representing the Executive Director at the function was the Director…