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August 21

  • Uganda: Controversial HIV Bill Signed Into Law

    IPS

    HIV/AIDS activists are adamant Uganda will not achieve an "AIDS-free generation" now a "backwards" HIV/AIDS Bill criminalising the "wilful and intentional" transmission of the... Read more »

  • South Africa: Presentations - South Africa's HIV, TB Investment Case

    Health-e

    Experts' presentations on South Africa's HIV "investment case" made at a July consultation organised by the country's national AIDS council. Read more »

  • Nigeria: Ondo Intensifies Fight Against HIV/Aids

    Daily Independent

    Ondo State Agency for the Control of AIDS (ODSACA) has commenced training on Minimum Prevention Intervention Packages and District Head Information System (MPIP/DHIS) for Civil... Read more »



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August 19

  • Mauritius: 'Are You the Minister of Health or the Minister of Sickness?' [interview]

    L'Express

    In light of the recent headlines concerning health-related issues, Weekly speaks to Minister of Health and Quality of Life Lormus Bundhoo about what he plans to do about the cases,... Read more »

  • Kenya: In Rural Kenya, Pressure Builds Against Female Circumcision

    VOA

    It's the last day of school in Tharaka-Nithi, a community in Kenya's remote former Eastern province. Classrooms are empty, signaling the start of a one-month break for students. Read more »

  • Uganda: Uganda On Track With Paediatric HIV Control

    Observer

    Once, while visiting Baylor College of Medicine in Mulago, I was welcomed by a group of 15 children, happily swaying to the melody of their song. Read more »

  • Namibia: More and More Men Accept Being Circumcised

    New Era

    New statistics from the World Health Organisation (WHO) indicated an estimated 5.8 million males in 14 African priority countries have undergone circumcision over the past five... Read more »

  • Africa: People Who Use Drugs Left Behind By Global Funding Gap

    Key Correspondents

    The fight to defeat HIV among those most at risk of infection may not be achieved as soon as hoped unless harm reduction services for people who use drugs receive appropriate... Read more »

  • South Africa: Love, Suspicion and HIV Discordancy

    Health-e

    Sindi Letlala* and her 3-year-old son Thato are HIV positive. Sindi's husband of 12 years and Thato's father, Thabiso, is not. She talks to OurHealth about dealing with... Read more »



August 18

  • Uganda: Helping HIV Positive Women Avoid Unplanned Pregnancies

    IPS

    Barbara Kemigisa used to call herself an "HIV/AIDS campaigner". These days she would rather be known as an "HIV/AIDS family planning campaigner". Read more »

  • Kenya: Kenya Needs to Step Up Game With 500 Days to MDG Deadline

    Key Correspondents

    Too many mothers in Kenya are still dying in childbirth with just 500 days to go to the Millennium Development Goal of reducing deaths to 147 per 100,000 live births. Read more »

  • South Africa: Red Cross Dispel Sex Workers Myths in HIV Education [press release]

    IFRC

    When MG first arrived in the dusty transit town of Musina, northern South Africa - fleeing from the fighting Zimbabwe in 2008 - as an undocumented worker, she started off doing odd... Read more »



August 17

  • Rwanda: HIV, TB, Malaria Deaths Decline

    New Times

    The world's most infectious diseases-HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria-are losing ground as a result of growing efforts to mobilise resources to combat them. Read more »



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