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  1. Ugandan authorities concerned as HIV self-test kits hit the market
  2. Cervical cancer a major threat to HIV-positive women


Ugandan authorities concerned as HIV self-test kits hit the market
KAMPALA، 6/2/2013 (IRIN) - The sale of HIV test kits to the public by private chemists in Uganda is causing concern among health officials, who feel that HIV testing should remain in the hands of professionals and be accompanied by counselling. full report
Cervical cancer a major threat to HIV-positive women
HARARE، 8/2/2013 (IRIN) - HIV-positive women are living longer, but are now dying of cervical cancer. In Zimbabwe, cervical cancer is now the most common cancer among women, particularly those living with HIV. Activists are urging the government to step up efforts to prevent deaths related to the disease, accusing it of paying lip service to the problem. full report
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