Nigeria: Amosun's Wife Uplifts 200 Vulnerable Children

[Independent (Lagos)]Uplift Development Foundation in collaboration with World Bank has embarked on intervention programmes to support more 200 orphans and vulnerable children living with HIV/AIDS in Ifo and Ota local government areas of Ogun State in order to improve education and psychosocial outcome at the child level.
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[The Herald] Zimbabwe has paid US$300 000 to the Global Fund to fight Aids, Tuberculosis and Malaria in addition to another US$200 000 which was paid a fortnight ago for its 2017-2019 commitment.
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[Botswana Daily News] Hukuntsi -Condom distribution in schools was core of discussions during the First Lady, Ms Neo Masisi's engagement with Lehutshelo Junior Secondary School pupils recently.
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[WHO] Over the years, HIV control strategies and approaches in Zimbabwe have evolved to address the changes in the epidemic and according to new evidence. Due to this evolution, the country has ended up with many vertical sub-programs under the HIV program including Care and treatment, HIV Testing Services, Voluntary medical male circumcision (VMMC), Sexually transmitted infections (STIs) and Prevention of mother-to-child transmission (PMTCT) among others. Until now, each of these programs has had separate plann
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[GFO] CHAZ leaders credit their success to "faith in God and in themselves"
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[Global Fund] Lyon, France -In an unprecedented show of global solidarity, donors at the Global Fund's Sixth Replenishment Conference pledged US$14.02 billion for the next three years - the largest amount ever raised for a multilateral health organization, and the largest amount by the Global Fund. The funds will help save 16 million lives and end the epidemics of AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria by 2030.
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[IPS] Abuja -As a Public Health Doctor, I often meet people who experience stigma simply because they live with HIV. One person who still haunts me is a woman who is HIV positive and when she was in labor, a midwife would not help her. Instead she shouted at her to just push out the baby and then she stood far away from the bedside, disgusted by the woman's HIV status. No one should go through such stigma at a vulnerable situation when they are about to birth life.
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[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Nairobi -Thousands of gay men in Africa are likely dying from HIV-related illnesses every year due to homophobic laws that stifle their chances of being tested and treated, said researchers behind a study published on Monday in The Lancet HIV journal.
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[Monitor] A 27-year-old man was on Monday arraigned before High Court in Kampala and charged with aggravated defilement of a 16-year-old girl and infecting her with HIV/AIDS.
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[MSF] New York/Geneva/Brussels -In advance of Global Fund replenishment conference, MSF releases report showing that many countries are not financially ready to cover HIV/TB response alone as global funding and political interest wanes
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Purpose of review More than half of new HIV diagnoses occur in the Southern United States where the epidemic disproportionately affects persons of color. Although other areas of the country are seeing dramatic declines in the number of new cases, the progress in the South lags behind. This review will examine the reasons for that disparity. Many are unique to the South. Recent findings Despite advances in antiretroviral therapy for HIV, many in the South are not benefiting from these medications, at either a personal or public health level. The reasons are complex and include lack of access to healthcare, lower levels...
Source: Current Opinion in HIV and AIDS - Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: ENDING HIV: PROGRESS TO 90–90–90: Edited by Carlos del Rio Source Type: research
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