Uganda: Vaginal Ring Can Prevent HIV - Studies

[Observer] Results of two large-scale clinical trials in Africa show promise for a potential HIV/Aids prevention option for women: a vaginal ring.
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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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[Daily News] TREATMENT to HIV patients has recorded a tremendous milestone, with the new Anti-Retroviral (ARV) drug proving to be able to suppress viral load within six months, with fewer or no side effects at all.
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[WHO] Growing resistance to HIV drugs in Africa is threatening the significant progress made in the global fight against the virus. In an effort to reinforce the gains and end the AIDS epidemic by 2030, the World Health Organization (WHO) and partners today are unveiling a five-year plan to monitor, prevent and respond to drug resistance.
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[WHO] From 2- 7 December 2029, Kigali is hosting the 20th International Conference on AIDs and STIs in Africa. The theme for this year is "AIDS free Africa. Innovation, Community and Political Leadership".
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[Daily Maverick] In the shadow of HIV many things are hidden. Do a quick Google search ('in the shadow of HIV') and a torrent of disease and social ills will blast across your browser. You'll find gender-based violence and stigma, sugar-daddies, obesity and hypertension, patriarchy, cancer and diabetes, denial, guilt, and the opioid crisis. Also hiding, deep in the shadows, are adolescent boys and young men.
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[This Day] As part of efforts to involve private sector in Nigeria's healthcare, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) has accepted contributions from a leading telecommunications infrastructure firm, IHS Nigeria, to support its activities in eradicating HIV/AIDS in Bayelsa State.
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[This Day] To commemorate the World AIDS Day, the Nigerian Business Coalition Against AIDS (NiBUCAA), not just staged a three-kilometer walk to create awareness on HIV/AIDS, they also screened 5,000 residents of Lagos.
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[Ghanaian Times] The Hope for Future Generations (HFFG), an NGO, has expressed worry about the high rate of Human Immune Virus (HIV) infection among young people, saying the situation must urgently be addressed, if Ghana is to make headway in ending HIV and AIDS by 2030.
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[WHO] Kigali, 4 December 2019 - When Malawian community mobilizer Ajasi Bamusi turns up at football matches, he is keen on halftime. As the coach or the captain revs up team morale, he seeks to pass an important health message: encouraging men to get circumcised as part of HIV prevention.
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[The Conversation Africa] Sub-Saharan African countries account for about a third of the global burden of vaccine-preventable diseases. These diseases are responsible for a large proportion of deaths in children under the age of five.
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