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Volta Region HIV Prevalence reduced

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HIV prevalence in the Volta Region has dropped from 2.7 per cent to 2.3 per cent, falling from its first position with the Brong...

Kenya rolls out first survey on prevalence of TB

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Kenya's health ministry is carrying out a Tuberculosis prevalence survey that will determine the accurate burden of TB in Kenya and inform policy formulation. ...

Chinese medical outreach team alarmed at Ghana’s hypertension situation

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Dr. Zheng Jianghua, leader of the 11-man team working at the LEKMA-China-Ghana Friendship Hospital at Teshie-Nungua, a suburb of the capital, told Xinhua here...
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Mozambican government says concerned with high HIV/AIDS prevalence countrywide

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The government said it is concerned with the scenario. "Over 1.5 million people between the ages of 15 and 49 years old...

TMA To Reduce Prevalence Of Lifestyle Diseases Among Residents

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The programme involves the creation and repair of public parks, walkways along roads, rehabilitation and upgrading of community recreational spaces and coordinated sports programmes. Speaking...

60 % of families in Oyo State in Nigeria still engage in female genital...

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The President of Nigeria Inter-Africa Committee on Campaigns against Harmful Traditional Practices against Women and Girls, Modupe Onadeko, ha said that 60 per cent...
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2013 Sentinel Report On HIV/AIDS Prevalence Rate Drops

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Out of an estimated 224,488 persons living in Ghana with HIV/AIDS , the 2013 year sentinel report on HIV/AIDS prevalence has droped .. According to...
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An estimated 224,488 persons are living with HIV/AIDS in Ghana

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An estimated 224,488?persons are living with?HIV/AIDS in the country,?2013 sentinel report on?HIV/AIDS prevalence has?revealed. According to the report?conducted in all the 40?national HIV/AIDS sentinel?sites, though...

70 Suspected Ebola Cases Proved Negative In Ghana

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Seven suspected cases of Ebola Viral Disease (EVD) in the Brong Ahafo Region and blood samples tested have proved negative. Four of the cases were...
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Brong-Ahafo: HIV among pregnant women increase

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HIV prevalence among pregnant women in the Brong-Ahafo Region has increase, Mr Emmanuel Obeng Hinneh, Brong-Ahafo Regional HIV/TB Coordinator, said on Thursday. Speaking at a...
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HIV Prevalence In Ghana Drop

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Ghana?s HIV prevalence has again declined from 1.37 per cent in 2012 to 1.30 per cent for 2013, Sentinel Survey (HSS) and National Prevalence...

Volta Region records high HIV prevalence

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The HIV prevalent rate in the Volta Region went up from 2.2 per cent in 2011 to 2.5 per cent in 2012. This is higher...

Upper East Region HIV/AIDS prevalence rate rises

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The Upper East Region saw an increase in HIV/AIDS prevalence from 1.5 per cent in 2011 to 2.1 percent in 2012, a figure higher...

Upper East Region Puts HIV/AIDS Prevalence On The Increase

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The Upper East Region saw an increase in HIV/AIDS prevalence from 1.5 per cent in 2011 to 2.1 percent in 2012, a figure higher...

HIV and AIDS Prevalence Rate Could Go Higher

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  Mr Malex Alebikiya, Executive Director of the Association of Church-based Development (ACDEP), a non-governmental organization (NGO), has stated that the country?s HIV and AIDS...

Many people are yet to test for HIV

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Mr Malex Alebikiya, Executive Director of the Association of Church-based Development (ACDEP), a non-governmental organization (NGO), has stated that the country?s HIV and AIDS...

Dr. Caesar Appeals To Gov. Over Sickle-Cell Prevalence

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  The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of M.Y Caesar Company Limited, a home of quality natural health products, Dr. Caesar has made a passionate appeal...

HIV Prevalence Rate Increases in Western Region

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About 1, 554 new HIV infections were recorded in the Western Regional in 2012, Mr. Abu Mahama, the Regional Coordinator of the Technical...

Homosexuality Increases HIV/AIDS Prevalence Rate

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The Rivers State Agency for the Control of AIDS (RIVSACA) on Monday said homosexuality was partly responsible for prevalent rate of HIV and...

HIV prevalence in Manya Krobo is worrying

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  The Eastern Regional Minister, Ms Helen Adjoa Ntoso, has expressed worry at the high HIV prevalence at Agomanya in the Lower Manya Krobo District. She,...

HIV Prevalence Rate In Ghana Stabilizes

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Ghana?s HIV prevalence has stabilised over the last five years and is currently at an all time low of 1.37 percent, Dr Angela El-Adas...

Prevalence rate of HIV In Ghana Stands At 1.37%

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  Ghana?s HIV prevalence rate currently stands at 1.37 per cent, the 2012 Sentinel Survey (HSS) and National Prevalence and Estimates report has said. The report...

High HIV/AIDS rate in Rivers blamed on rape

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The Rivers State Agency for the Control of AIDS (RSACA) said on Wednesday that rampant incidence of rape was responsible for the high rate of HIV/AIDS in the state.The...

Ghana makes positive progress in fighting malaria as prevalence rate declines

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The prevalence rate of malaria is declining in Ghana owing to the free distribution of long lasting insecticide-treated mosquito nets. Mr Kwame Dzudzorli Gakpey, Communications...

Ghana’s HIV Prevalence Rate Stands At 1.5%

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 Wa, Feb. 19, GNA ? Currently, the HIV prevalence rate among adults in Ghana has stabilized at 1.5 per cent, after declining from 2.7...

Sub-Saharan Africa Still Suffering From Hunger ? UNDP

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The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) African Human Development report 2012 says Sub-Saharan Africa has the highest prevalence of hunger in the world. It said...

Ogun to reduce HIV/AIDS prevalence rate

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Ogun Commissioner for Health, Dr Olaokun Soyinka, says the government will not relent in its efforts to reduce the prevalence rate of HIV/AIDs...

HIV prevalence rate in Northern Ghana said to be higher

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Mr. Nuhu Musah, Northern Regional HIV and AIDS Focal Person has expressed doubts about the figures put up by the Ghana Health Service concerning...

UNICEF warns of impact of high prevalence of child abuse in East Asia...

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The high prevalence of physical abuse is causing long-term damage to the lives of far too many children in East Asia and the Pacific,...

Prevalence of diabetes reaches epidemic proportions

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With current prevalence reaching epidemic proportions, the World Health Organisation (WHO) has predicted that developing countries would bear the brunt of diabetes in the...