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  1. HEALTH: Global Fund boosts essential services
  2. KENYA: Cash payments reduce risky behaviour
  3. SOUTH AFRICA: The (re)making of men


HEALTH: Global Fund boosts essential services
JOHANNESBURG، 4/9/2012 (IRIN) - The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis (TB) and Malaria has announced that it has approved almost US$420 million to support essential services as part of its stop-gap Transitional Funding Mechanism (TFM), which was introduced late last year. full report
KENYA: Cash payments reduce risky behaviour
NAIROBI، 7/9/2012 (IRIN) - Cash transfer programmes not only improve nutrition, education and health benefits for orphans and vulnerable children, but new research now suggest that these programmes can also significantly reduce risky sexual behaviour and HIV infection. full report
SOUTH AFRICA: The (re)making of men
JOHANNESBURG، 7/9/2012 (IRIN) - Manhood might be hard to define but South African media make it even harder, according to editors of a new book, who argue that negative coverage of men is doing more harm than good, especially when it comes to HIV. Now they are looking to rewrite masculinity in a country that ranks among the most gender inequitable in the world. full report
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