Tanzania: Govt, NGOs in Partnership Against Aids

[Citizen] Dodoma -The government in partnership with Non-governmental Organisation which fights against HIV/Aids are set to embark on a special program to minimise HIV/Aids new cases in the region.
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[New Zimbabwe] A high number of respondents to a recent study have welcomed a new unique intervention Short Message Service (SMS) technology used to send messages to HIV patients in rural communities in Zimbabwe about their viral load (VL).
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[The Herald] The Joint United Nations Programme on HIV and AIDS (UNAIDS) in Namibia is supporting the training of nurses from the Namibian Correctional Service (NCS) to initiate inmates on antiretroviral treatment (ART) as global efforts to take health care services closer to the people gain momentum. On Monday, approximately 30 nurses from NCS facilities throughout the country met in Windhoek for a five-day training on how to initiate inmates living with HIV on ART and manage them.
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[The Herald] Zimbabwe will next week embark on a new HIV study to help measure the country's progress toward UNAIDS' 90-90-90 goals and guide policy and funding priorities.
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[The Herald] The recent picture of a first year University of Zimbabwe student lying lifeless in a pool of blood after trying to abort a pregnancy using a coat hanger brings a chill to one's spine.
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AbstractRecent studies among men who have sex with men suggest that sexual behaviors associated with risk of sexually transmitted infections increase following initiation of pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) for HIV prevention. We used longitudinal data from HIV-uninfected participants (n  = 1013) enrolled in an open-label study of PrEP delivered to Ugandan and Kenyan heterosexual HIV serodiscordant couples to understand the association between PrEP initiation and HIV risk-related sexual behaviors among these couples. In the month following PrEP initiation, the mean number of mon thly sex acts within couples de...
Source: AIDS and Behavior - Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research
Conclusion: Vaginal M. genitalium infection was frequently detected among Kenyan HIV-infected pregnant women and was associated with higher plasma HIV levels, but was not associated with perinatal transmission of HIV.
Source: AIDS - Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: Epidemiology and Social Source Type: research
Requests for crowd diagnoses of sexually transmitted diseases from peers on a major social media site have dramatically increased. Many of the requests are for second opinions.Medscape Medical News
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Notice from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention extending the comment period for an earlier notice making revisions to an information collection related to the Resources and Services Database of the CDC National Prevention Information Network (NPIN). NPIN serves as the reference and referral service for information on HIV/AIDS, hepatitis, sexually transmitted diseases, and tuberculosis. Comments are due by within 30 days of this notice.
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By Mary Goodluck Mndeme , Communications officer, IntraHealth International Mary Goodluck Mndeme, Communications Officer for IntraHealth, speaks to Hamisi Kuya about his VMMC experience.November 01, 2019One morning in May 2019, I met Hamisi Kuya (36), a father of two who received voluntary medical male circumcision (VMMC) services through IntraHealth International.Hamisi lives near Kagera, in the northwestern corner of Tanzania, where he has been working at the Kagera Sugar Plantation for some years.In his area, like in many communities in the region, many people believe that the VMMC procedure is very painful and take...
Source: IntraHealth International - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Tags: HIV & AIDS Community Engagement Source Type: news
[This Day] The United States President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR), administered by the Centres for Disease Control, Department of Defence, and the US Agency for International Development (USAID) are set to identify and provide treatment to at least 60,000 people living with HIV in Lagos State.
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