Zimbabwe: Door-to-Door HIV Survey Comes to Harare
[The Herald] Enumerators assessing the current HIV and Aids burden and related sexually-transmitted infections will now be collecting information in Harare Province after successfully completing a similar exercise in nine other provinces countrywide.
[Namibian] THE Immanuel Sheefeni AIDS Foundation is developing a fish farm at Outapi to produce shrimps, tilapia and a mix of vegetables for local and regional food markets.
[Cameroon Tribune] The occasion was also an opportunity for the charitable association of the First Lady to hand over gifts to some schools and youth associations in the locality of the South Region.
[The Conversation Africa] An HIV vaccine trial that started in 2016 in South Africa was halted in February 2020. The study sponsors made the call after interim results showed that the vaccine, known as HVTN 702, did not prevent HIV. This result was disappointing, but the search for an effective HIV vaccine continues. Anatoli Kamali speaks to The Conversation Africa's Ina Skosana about other developments in the field.
[This Day] The federal government has said it may as well deploy HIV drug, Kaletra, to treat the Coronavirus in the event that it gets to Nigeria.
[The Conversation Africa] HIV and AIDS are still global health problems and sub-Saharan Africa remains the most affected region. Globally, around 770,000 people died from AIDS-related conditions in 2018, 160,000 of them in West and Central Africa.
[Nation] When is was announced that the trials of HVTN 70, an experimental vaccine that could protect people against HIV, the virus that causes Aids, had been cancelled for non-efficacy, Ms Inviolata Mmbavi was disappointed.
[WHO] Uganda commences field data collection to inform the Population Based HIV Impact Assessment Survey (UPHIA 2020)
BACKGROUND/OBJECTIVE: STIs and HIV/AIDS are an important public health problem, transmitted by risky sex behaviours. In this context, it is necessary to identify protective factors, of those behaviours, as sexual self-concept. Sexual self-concept is a mult...
[New Zimbabwe] A Chiredzi based anti-HIV sex workers peer educators group says it has registered over 1 000 women plying their trade in the red light districts and has further discouraged the promiscuous lot from having a permanent boyfriend for fear of spreading HIV through unprotected sex.
[Unicef] Dakar -Joint UNFAO, UNICEF and WFP press release