Zimbabwe: New Drug Offers Better Prospects in HIV Fight
[The Herald] Zimbabwe has just started a national roll-out of the new antiretroviral drug, Dolutegravir (DTG), which is set to gradually wean off Tenolam E.
[Deutsche Welle] Holistic models of care for HIV-positive children are almost non-existent in Ethiopia. In an area south of the capital with a high prevalence of of virus that can lead to AIDS, one school is an exception.
[Botswana Daily News] Gaborone -Minister for Presidential Affairs, Governance and Public Administration, Mr Nonofo Molefhi has urged all stakeholders to work together to win the war against HIV and Non-Communicable Diseases (NCD).
[Citizen] Arusha -Health workers and stakeholders in the sector should not be much worried on the reported shortage of condoms in the country. The issue is being fully addressed by the relevant authorities and hundreds of cartons have been procured for distribution, a senior health official has said.
[New Era] Paulina Moses
CONCLUSIONS: Pregnancy outcomes and early infant growth did not differ by PrEP exposure. PMID: 31498563 [PubMed - in process]
[Cameroon Tribune] 11 sept. 2019 12:15
[New Zimbabwe] Government is yet to disburse its contribution to the Global Fund that was supposed to unlock nearly half a billion dollars from the international health funder to support HIV/AIDS initiatives in the country.
Conclusion: Increased HIV testing can prevent considerable numbers of new HIV infections among MSM, but may be cost-effective only if targeted at high-risk individuals, such as those with many partners.
[Monitor] Mbale District leadership is struggling to contain the increasing HIV/Aids prevalence among the youth, which has risen from 5 per cent in 2018 to 7 per cent this year.
Difficult social circumstances contribute to numerous problems among Latino youth, which can include risky behaviors, school disengagement, health disparities, and relatively high rates of unintended pregnancy, sexually transmitted diseases, and HIV/AIDS. ...