Namibia: Free Sanitary Products for the Namibian Girl Child
[New Era] Is Namibia ready to have a conversation about providing the girl child with free sanitary products? While reading the news that Scotland is posed to be the first country to make period products free, I started to wonder where Namibia is at in terms of providing free sanitary products.
[Daily Maverick] Monday marked 19 years since the death of child AIDS activist Nkosi Johnson. The woman he called mom was at the forefront of the fight from the beginning - and is still there.
[Global Sisters Report] Editor's note: Since this article was reported earlier this year, COVID-19 has now reached Togo, a small country in West Africa between Benin and Ghana, where Sr. Marie Stella Kouak cares for AIDS-HIV patients and orphans through the organization she founded 21 years ago, Vivre dans l'Esp érance (To Live in Hope).
[Observer] Receiving the items, Youth and Sports Minister, Zeogar Wilson (3rd from right), lauded APM Terminals Liberia Ltd. for the gesture and promised to use the rice for the intended purpose.
[New Zimbabwe] HIV positive Zimbabweans living in countries such as South Africa and Botswana face health-related challenges due to failure to access their anti-retroviral therapy because of travel restrictions imposed under the neighbours' lockdowns.
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[Botswana Daily News] Gaborone -Vice President Mr Slumber Tsogwane has expressed government's gratitude to donors who continue to donate to the COVID 19 relief fund.
[UCT] With more than seven million HIV-infected citizens, South Africa has one of the largest and arguably most successful antiretroviral therapy programmes in the world. Continuous involvement in this programme has the potential to increase the life expectancy of those living with HIV by more than a decade. However, sustaining engagement along the HIV care continuum has proven challenging and there is the risk that many may disengage and be lost to follow-up care.
[New Dawn] Help Educate and Assist Lives (HEAL) Inc., a US-based organization, and its sister organization HEAL Inc., Liberia, are partnering with Orphans Concern-Liberia, the lead orphans advocacy organization to provide relief to orphanages in Liberia.
[New Times] The coronavirus pandemic has struck one of its most pernicious blows to the global health sector with unimaginable consequences.
[This Day] Abuja -The National AIDS and STDs Control Programme (NASCP) has said that the country can make significant progress in reducing the spread of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) by adopting self testing kits.