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AFRICA: AFRICA: IRIN PlusNews Weekly Issue 324, 02 March 2007, 2/Mar/07
JOHANNESBURG, 2 March (PLUSNEWS) - NEWS GAMBIA: UN rep expelled after comment on presidentís AIDS cure SWAZILAND: Home-based care system expanding KENYA: Circumcision demand... Email Report

BURUNDI: Outrage and concern over national ARV shortages, 2/Mar/07
BUJUMBURA, 2 March (PLUSNEWS) - AIDS activists in Burundi are up in arms over a nationwide shortage of antiretroviral (ARV) drugs, and are demanding immediate action from the... Email Report

KENYA: No glove, no love - young women take charge of condom use , 1/Mar/07
NAIROBI, 1 March (PLUSNEWS) - Kenyan women are taking control of their sex lives, with recent research showing that more than 70 percent of young women use condoms to prevent... Email Report

SWAZILAND: Community gardens flourish to feed the vulnerable , 1/Mar/07
JOHANNESBURG, 1 March (PLUSNEWS) - NGOs in Swaziland are shifting the emphasis of their operations from handouts of donated foodstuffs to training households and communities to set up... Email Report

MOZAMBIQUE: Tropical cyclone Favio sparks concerns about ARVs, 1/Mar/07
MAPUTO, 1 March (PLUSNEWS) - A week after tropical cyclone Favio hit Mozambique's eastern province of Inhambane, concerns are rising about how HIV-positive people in the area will... Email Report

SOMALIA-KENYA: Making headway with the HIV message in refugee camps, 26/Feb/07
DADAAB, 26 February (PLUSNEWS) - HIV/AIDS awareness messages are falling on fertile ground in Dadaab refugee camp, in northeastern Kenya, where more than 140,000 Somalis who have fled... Email Report

RWANDA: Handling HIV/AIDS in an active army, 26/Feb/07
KIGALI, 26 February (PLUSNEWS) - Rwanda's small but potent army has been active beyond its borders in recent years, fighting in neighbouring Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and... Email Report

UGANDA: Squalid camps provide ARV lifeline, 26/Feb/07
GULU, 26 February (PLUSNEWS) - If currently stalled peace talks to end 20 years of fighting between rebels and the government in northern Uganda succeed, 1.2 million displaced... Email Report

AFRICA: IRIN PlusNews Weekly Issue 323, 23 February 2007, 23/Feb/07
JOHANNESBURG, 23 February (PLUSNEWS) - NEWS: SOUTH AFRICA: Condom application given a hand Email Report

KENYA: Circumcision demand increases, but guidance crucial, 23/Feb/07
NAIROBI, 23 February (PLUSNEWS) - Requests for male circumcision have tripled in western Kenya since studies found the procedure reduces the risk of contracting HIV by more than half. ... Email Report

SWAZILAND: Home-based care system expanding , 23/Feb/07
MBABANE, 23 February (PLUSNEWS) - Home-based care in Swaziland is increasingly being relied on to compensate for the inadequacies of a public health system buckling under the weight of... Email Report

GAMBIA: UN rep expelled after comment on presidentís AIDS cure, 23/Feb/07
BANJUL, 23 February (PLUSNEWS) - The government of The Gambia gave the most senior United Nations official in the country 48 hours to leave the country starting Friday, following... Email Report

AFRICA: Donors call the shots in HIV/AIDS sector , 21/Feb/07
JOHANNESBURG, 21 February (PLUSNEWS) - Large international donor agencies have become major players in Africa's response to the HIV/AIDS pandemic. Despite talk of 'partnering' with their... Email Report

SOUTHERN AFRICA: Small AIDS organisations lost in funding maze , 21/Feb/07
JOHANNESBURG, 21 February (PLUSNEWS) - Millions of donor dollars earmarked for HIV/AIDS prevention, care and treatment pour into Africa every year. The lion's share is channelled through... Email Report

ANGOLA: The pros and cons of snipping, 21/Feb/07
LUANDA, 21 February (PLUSNEWS) - Friends Paula and Marta giggle at the suggestion of having sex with an uncircumcised man; both say they have only tried it once. "That little... Email Report

SWAZILAND: Orphans get more than a helping hand, 21/Feb/07
MBABANE, 21 February (PLUSNEWS) - Sipho, 7, an orphan, sat overwhelmed amid his new and only possessions - a mattress, blanket and a supply of food. "Is it mine?" he asked uncertainly... Email Report

SOUTH AFRICA: Condom application given a hand , 19/Feb/07
JOHANNESBURG, 19 February (PLUSNEWS) - A high-speed condom, designed in South Africa, is poised to take safer sex to new heights in a nation grappling with soaring HIV infection rates. ... Email Report

BURUNDI: Reluctant HIV-positive refugees urged to return home, 19/Feb/07
BUJUMBURA, 19 February (PLUSNEWS) - The United Nations refugee agency, UNHCR, is urging HIV-positive Burundian refugees in camps in neighbouring Tanzania to return home, where they will... Email Report

LIBERIA: Sex, drugs and HIV, 16/Feb/07
MONROVIA, 16 February (PLUSNEWS) - Because of men like Patrick Kollie, Carey Street in the heart of Monrovia is not the best place to be at night looking like you might have a bit of... Email Report

ZIMBABWE: HIV-positive health workers form union, 16/Feb/07
HARARE, 16 February (PLUSNEWS) - Working as a medical professional in overburdened, poorly equipped healthcare facilities facing chronic drug shortages, is hard enough. But when... Email Report

 

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