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HIV Infections in Tano North Municipal Shoots Up

HIV infections are increasing in the Tano North Municipality of the Brong-Ahafo Region, report from the St John of God Hospital, the largest health...
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Minister calls for united effort to curb HIV infections in Ghana

Ghana’s Minister for Aviation Cecilia Abena Dapaah on Friday called for a united effort by all stakeholders in curbing new HIV infections in the...
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Ghana to implement new policies on new HIV infections

The Ghana AIDS Commission (GAC) on Tuesday said it had put the right policies and strategies in place to reduce new HIV infections and...
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UNAIDS official calls for innovative ways to tackle HIV in Ghana

Ghana recorded an 18 percent rise in new HIV infections in 2016, despite making significant progress in eliminating the AIDS epidemic, a senior UNAIDS...
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UNAIDS Reveals 21 million People With HIV Now Have Treatment

New report from UNAIDS highlights the right to health as the key to ending AIDS Remarkable progress is being made on HIV treatment. Ahead of...

1,200 Children In Ghana Are Affected With Childhood Cancers Every Year

For this year, there is a call for a concerted global effort to address the growing challenge posed by communicable diseases. The unified message...
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UNICEF predicts rise in Adolescent HIV infections

A new report released by United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has said new HIV infections among adolescents are projected to rise from 250,000 in...
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We Must Empower Girls To Prevent HIV – Lordina

This is because adolescent girls and young women, aged 15 to 24 in Africa, are especially vulnerable to the epidemic that sadly continues to...
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OAFLA Poised To Get New HIV Infections To Zero

Other areas of campaign include reducing maternal and child mortality and ending child marriages. A statement copied to Ghana News Agency in Accra said Mrs...
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Zambia Gets US$30 million support to cut down HIV/AIDS infections

The funds will go towards a new initiative, Determined, Resilient, Empowered, Aids-free, Mentored and Safe (DREAMS). The initiative was established by United States President's...
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Kenya decries new HIV infections as it marks World Aids Day

The national celebrations were held in Kenya's capital, Nairobi as survivors urge the government to scale up treatment to the HIV/AID patients. First Lady...
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Namibian health minister expresses concern over youth HIV infections

Haufiku told the First National School Health Forum Wednesday in the capital Windhoek that the nation has become complacent on advocacy. Statistics provided by...

1.1 million HIV infections in children averted

An estimated 1.1 million HIV infections among children under 15 have been averted, as new cases declined by over 50 per cent between 2005...

Communities encouraged to practice family planning

A total of 259 teenage pregnancies were recorded between January to June this year in the Sunyani West District of the Brong Ahafo Region. Out...