Free condoms have been unavailable in parts of northern Uganda for the past three months, PlusNews reports. Local health workers warn that this shortage could interfere with HIV prevention efforts. The country's health ministry says the problem is one of distribution rather than lack of supply, blaming district workers for not ordering condoms in a timely fashion. Condoms may be purchased at pharmacies, but they're too expensive for most people. The situation is especially dire for local sex workers.

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