Africa: Bishops Call On Charity for Those With HIV and Aids

[CISA] Accra -The Bishops of Africa have issued a pastoral letter ahead of the Jubilee of Mercy, calling for people to "exercise charity and mercy as they seek to help persons to "recover and restore relationships strained by the presence of HIV and AIDS in our communities."
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[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Tanzania has started using Dolutegravir 'DGT', the new and most effective drug in suppressing HIV/Aids in the human body.
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[New Era] Ongwediva -Israel Hatutale, who has been living with the HIV virus for the past 21 years, says the fight against the deadly epidemic can only be a success with the involvement of men.
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[New Zimbabwe] Magwegwe legislator Anele Ndebele Tuesday asked Health Minister Obadiah Moyo to bring to parliament, a ministerial statement explaining why some people on Anti-Retroviral Therapy were experiencing bodily deformities.
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[East African] In the past eight years, East Africa has reduced Aids-related mortality and annual new HIV infections by 44 and 28 per cent respectively, according to the United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAids).
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[UNFPA in WCA] Dakar, 9 December 2019 -- The 2019 edition of the International Conference on AIDS and Sexually Transmitted Infections in Africa, (ICASA 2019), ended in Kigali, Rwanda with a commitment by the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) to strengthen its leadership role in the Global HIV Prevention Coalition as a co-convener.
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[New Times] The United Nations Programme for HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) target of ending the AIDS epidemic by 2030 will remain a mirage if children and young people are not given access to Anti-retro viral treatment, medics have said.
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[New Times] We are just a few days away to the year 2020, where the world will have to have achieved the 90-90-90 target that stipulates; 90 per cent of all people living with HIV will know their HIV status, 90 per cent of all people with diagnosed HIV infection will receive sustained antiretroviral therapy and 90 per cent of all people receiving antiretroviral therapy will have viral suppression.
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[New Times] The 20th International Conference on AIDS and STIs in Africa (ICASA) 2019 will conclude its seven-day activities on Saturday, December 7.
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[UNFPA] KIGALI, Rwanda, International Conference on AIDS and STIs in Africa (ICASA)--As the pillars of our communities, girls have the agency to bring about change for themselves and those around them, said Jeannette Kagame, Rwanda's First Lady.
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[Malawi News Agency] Salima -As government and its partners commit resources to support people infected with HIV and AIDS, communities need to avoid engaging in risky behaviours which can make them contract the virus, says Chief Director of Health Services in the Ministry of Health,Dr Charles Mwansambo.
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