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South Africa’s AIDS conference focuses on combining efforts to end HIV epidemic

The 9th South African AIDS Conference kicked off in Durban on Tuesday with the aim of combining efforts to end HIV epidemic. ...

Report on HIV prevalence in Ghana

New study finds some countries have five-fold disparities in numbers of people infected with HIV SEATTLE–Despite the rapid scale-up of antiretroviral therapy (ART) since 2000,...
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Kenyans living with HIV/AIDS grapple with non-communicable diseases

Sally Agallo was at the peak of her career two decades ago when the loss of two babies and a series of opportunistic infections...
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GAC says Increasing Stigma and Discrimination is Rapidly Spreading HIV/AIDS

For fear of stigma, sexually active people in the Bono, Bono East and Ahafo regions are not going for the free HIV/AIDS voluntary counseling...
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FDA says request for medical check up not meant for HIV/AIDS

Mr Sabastian Mawuli Hotor, the Upper East Regional Head of the Food and Drugs Authority (FDA), has said it is untrue the notion amongst...
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Granddaughter to Dame Elizabeth Says Working as an HIV/AIDs Activist is Fulfilling

The iconic actress was the first ever person to host a fund-raiser to benefit the AIDS Project Los Angeles and in 1991 the late...
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Brong Ahafo has high HIV/AIDS Deaths

HIV/AIDS fatality rate is assuming alarming proportion at the Brong-Ahafo Regional Hospital, says Dr Emmanuel Kofi Amponsah, the Medical Director. This means that, 20 people...
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New Cases of HIV/AIDS Stigmatisation Being Reported

The Ghana AIDS Commission (GAC) in Upper West Region has expressed joy that people living with HIV and AIDS now muster courage to openly...
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Nigeria confirms 87 killed by HIV/AIDS in northern state

Nigerian authorities on Tuesday said 87 people have been confirmed killed this year by HIV/AIDS in Niger, a state known to have the lowest...

MTN Ghana Foundation marries IHCC to help eliminate HIV-AIDS by 2030

The International Health Care Centre (IHCC) in collaboration with MTN Ghana Foundation has taken another giant step by organizing HIV/AIDS education...
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Market women in Kaneshie sensitized on basic hygiene

The Janok Foundation, a community-based organisation in the Ablekuma Central District, has educated the Kaneshie Market Women on basic hygiene as part of this...
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Fighting HIV/AIDS has become more difficult in recent past

Professor John Idoko, the newly elected President of the Society for AIDS in Africa (SAA) has said in the past decades, there were rise...
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Angola committed to assisting 90 percent of HIV-AIDS positive people

The Angolan government said Friday that it is determined to assist 90 percent of people living with HIV/AIDS. This was announced in Luanda by the...
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African first ladies, AU launch campaign against HIV/AIDS

The African Union (AU) and the Organization of African First Ladies Against HIV/AIDS (OAFLA) on Monday launched a new campaign, aiming to help end...
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Kenyan health advocates reach out to women to boost war against HIV/Aids

Sixty-nine year old Kenyan Josephine Naliaka lost one of her daughters to HIV/Aids two years ago. Her another daughter, who is currently bed-ridden, could...

Nabdam District Assembly establish processing mills to halt youth migration

As part of measures to halt seasonal migration of youth to southern parts of the country in search for jobs, the Nabdam District Assembly...
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Chiefs of Breman Kuntanase launch Homecoming festival

The Chiefs and People of Breman Nkuntanase have launched their 2017 Home-coming festival to generate funds towards the constructing of an Ultra-Modern Community Centre. The...
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Efforts To Reduce Illegal Abortion Receive Momentum

Efforts at helping to bring down cases of illegal abortion have received added momentum with the launch of a health education outreach programme by...
First Lady Lordina Mahama addressing a working Lunch hosted with GAVI in Addis Ababa

Ghana to host Africa Conference On Sexual Health and Rights

The event will he held under the distinguished patronage of the First Lady of the Republic of Ghana and President of the African First...
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Malaria to be deadliest disease in Burundi – Hermenegilde Nzimeny

Burundi has recorded 1 million malaria cases in past 15 weeks and 522 of them died, making malaria the deadliest disease in Burundi, a...

Sex workers in Madagascar protest over discrimination

Associations of sex workers in Madagascar denounced discrimination against them on Thursday on the occasion of UN Zero Discrimination Day. "We are victims of discrimination...

Fishing towns in Uganda on high HIV/AIDS risk

IOM Uganda has launched a report: ?HIV Knowledge, Attitudes and Practices and Population Size Estimates of Fisher Folk in Six Districts in Uganda.? In Uganda,...