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BURUNDI: Catholic Church demands proof of HIV testing before marriage
27 March 2006 (PlusNews ), Roman Catholic Church leaders in Burundi have told priests not to conduct wedding ceremonies unless the bride and groom have taken an HIV test.
http://www.plusnews.org/report.aspx?ReportID=39455
BURUNDI: UNICEF in drive to reduce HIV/AIDS prevalence in children
24 October 2005 (PlusNews ), The UN Children's Fund launched on Monday a campaign to support and protect tens of thousands of Burundian children living with or affected by HIV/AIDS.
http://www.plusnews.org/report.aspx?ReportID=39089
BURUNDI: New initiative to curb AIDS spread
30 July 2004 (PlusNews ), Government ministers from six countries in the Great Lakes region have signed a convention for the establishment of the Great Lakes Initiative on AIDS to stem the spread of the HI virus.
http://www.plusnews.org/report.aspx?ReportID=37285
BURUNDI: HIV-positive people demand protective laws
27 April 2004 (PlusNews ), An association for HIV positive people in Burundi, the Reseau Burundais des personnes vivant avec le VIH, wants the government to enact a law protecting affected people against discrimination and stigmatisation.
http://www.plusnews.org/report.aspx?ReportID=36902
BURUNDI: Medical personnel trained on prevention of mother-to-child HIV infection
30 March 2004 (PlusNews ), African Synergy, an initiative of African first ladies on HIV/AIDS, begun on Monday a five-day training programme for 73 medical doctors, nurses and social workers on the prevention of mother-to-child HIV infection.
http://www.plusnews.org/report.aspx?ReportID=36807
BURUNDI: First lady launches HIV/AIDS initiative
17 March 2004 (PlusNews ), Burundian first lady Aude Ndayizeye launched on Wednesday the country's chapter of the African Synergy against HIV/AIDS and Suffering, an initiative of the first ladies of African countries, with an headquarters in Yaounde, Cameroon.
http://www.plusnews.org/report.aspx?ReportID=36747
BURUNDI: Germany gives €7.5 million for water, refugees, HIV/AIDS control
17 February 2004 (PlusNews ), Germany and Burundi have signed a cooperation agreement under which Germany will provide €7.5 million (US $9.5 million) for a water supply project, the rehabilitation of refugees and internally displaced people as well as HIV/AIDS control.
http://www.plusnews.org/report.aspx?ReportID=36625
BURUNDI: HIV-positive civil servants to pay 20 percent for ARVs
23 December 2003 (PlusNews ), The Burundian health minister, Dr Jean Kamana, has authorised the civil service insurance company "Mutuelle" to cover the cost of antiretroviral drugs (ARVs) by 80 percent, in line with its policy on other medicines, Radio Burundi announced on Friday.
http://www.plusnews.org/report.aspx?ReportID=36468
BURUNDI: Women wake up to HIV/AIDS
25 November 2003 (PlusNews ), As the 10-year Burundian civil war winds down, Kinama township, set against the hills of the capital, Bujumbura, is once more becoming the bustling place it was.
http://www.plusnews.org/report.aspx?ReportID=36361
BURUNDI: Free anti-AIDS drug plan announced
17 November 2003 (PlusNews ), Plans are underway in Burundi to make antiretroviral drugs freely available to people living with HIV/AIDS by December, the country's national AIDS body, Conseil National de lutte contre le Sida (CNLS) has said.
http://www.plusnews.org/report.aspx?ReportID=39817
BURUNDI: HIV/AIDS patients may get free drugs by December
14 November 2003 (PlusNews ), Plans are underway to provide HIV/AIDS patients in Burundi with antiretroviral drugs free of charge by December, an official of the national AIDS body, the Conseil National de lutte contre le Sida, told PlusNews.
http://www.plusnews.org/report.aspx?ReportID=36337
BURUNDI: Uganda's AIDS strategy to be copied
11 November 2003 (PlusNews ), As HIV/AIDS picks up pace in Burundi, the central African country has announced plans to emulate Uganda's efforts in tackling the pandemic.
http://www.plusnews.org/report.aspx?ReportID=36314
BURUNDI: Treat dying HIV/AIDS orphans - lobby group
22 May 2003 (PlusNews ), Burundi's government was criticised on Thursday for the poor care and treatment programmes available to HIV/AIDS orphans.
http://www.plusnews.org/report.aspx?ReportID=35624
BURUNDI: Associations in plea to government over HIV/AIDS treatment
21 May 2003 (PlusNews ), Four associations fighting the spread of HIV/AIDS in Burundi have appealed to the government to improve access to anti-retroviral drugs for children orphaned by AIDS.
http://www.plusnews.org/report.aspx?ReportID=35621
BURUNDI: WFP concerned about HIV/AIDS rates
8 March 2003 (PlusNews ), The World Food Programme has expressed concern over the high growth rates of HIV/AIDS in Burundi, which have reached 20 percent in urban areas and 7.5 percent in the countryside.
http://www.plusnews.org/report.aspx?ReportID=33300
BURUNDI: HIV/AIDS researcher praises action of local NGOs
26 February 2003 (PlusNews ), An HIV/AIDS researcher for Save the Children UK, Dr Vera Bensmann, has presented the findings and recommendations of a nine-month study on the humanitarian response to the pandemic in Burundi, the UN Office for the Coordination in Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) reported last week.
http://www.plusnews.org/report.aspx?ReportID=32786
BURUNDI: Religious leaders urged not to oppose condom use
24 September 2002 (PlusNews ), The Burundi government and civil society groups have urged church leaders not to oppose the use of condoms as a means of protection against the spread of HIV/AIDS.
http://www.plusnews.org/report.aspx?ReportID=31449
BURUNDI: World Bank signs $36 million deal to fight HIV/AIDS
25 July 2002 (PlusNews ), Burundi and the World Bank signed a US $36-million agreement on Thursday to support a multisectoral project to combat HIV/AIDS in the war-torn country.
http://www.plusnews.org/report.aspx?ReportID=31381
BURUNDI: Germany resumes aid
4 April 2002 (PlusNews ), Germany is to resume aid to Burundi following a nine-year break, its Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development announced on Tuesday.
http://www.plusnews.org/report.aspx?ReportID=39801
BURUNDI: US $6.5 million project aid released
6 March 2002 (PlusNews ), The UN Development Programme (UNDP) and the government of Burundi have signed three agreements on the disbursement of US $6.5 million for projects in the domains of community support, good governance, and HIV/AIDS.
http://www.plusnews.org/report.aspx?ReportID=39794

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