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September 09

  • Uganda: Another Step Back for Uganda's HIV Fight [press release]

    HRW

    Back in the 1990s, Uganda was seen as a success story in the fight against the AIDS epidemic. HIV infection rates were falling. The country had developed strong, community based... Read more »

  • South Africa: Study Hails Aids Treatment Success Rates

    VOA

    A new medical study out of South Africa has found heartening news in the nation with the world's highest burden of HIV, the virus that causes AIDS. Their findings reveal that South... Read more »

  • Kenya: Group Works to Stem Child Prostitution in Nairobi Slums

    VOA

    In the Nairobi slum of Korogocho, underage girls as young as 15 are turning to prostitution to eke out a living. But an organization that rescues child prostitutes says it is... Read more »

  • Uganda: Aids Patients Reject Bitter ARVs

    Observer

    The Uganda Coalition for Access to Essential Medicine (UCAEM) has asked government to withdraw and cease use of non-film coated tenofovir and lamivudine, dubbing the drug... Read more »

  • Uganda: TASO Loses Donor Funding

    Observer

    The Aids Support Organization (Taso) has begun a campaign to internally solicit funds for its activities, after a Usaid project closed in June. Read more »

  • Nigeria: Edo Sets Up Management Team On HIV/Aids

    Daily Independent

    Edo State Government has inaugurated the state Management Team (SMT) on HIV/AIDS with a charge to reduce HIV/AIDS prevalence. Secretary to the State Government, Prof. Julius... Read more »

  • Nigeria: Bauchi Records Decline in HIV/Aids Cases

    Daily Independent

    Bauchi State Governor, Isa Yuguda, has declared that HIV/AIDS scourge has reduced to 0.6 per cent from the worrying 6.8 per cent that it was 13 years ago in the state. Read more »



September 08

  • Rwanda: My Sister's Story - Growing Up With HIV, Stigma and Discrimination

    Key Correspondents

    I was born in Rwanda and I was born with HIV. We use the words stigma and discrimination a lot when talking about HIV, but I wonder if people really understand what these words... Read more »

  • South Africa: TAC Members Form Home-Based Care Organisation

    Health-e

    Member of the AIDS lobby organisation the Treatment Action Campaign (TAC) have formed a home-based care organisation to help increase communities' knowledge about HIV treatment... Read more »



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