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BOTSWANA: Behavioural change urged in AIDS battle
11 November 2003 (PlusNews ), As Botswana tackles one of the world's highest levels of HIV/AIDS, President Festus Mogae has called for a stronger public commitment to behavioural change.
BOTSWANA: AIDS leadership to be showcased in Washington
5 November 2003 (PlusNews ), An upcoming conference in Washington could see Botswana's President Festus Mogae showcase his country's efforts in the fight against HIV/AIDS.
BOTSWANA: International auditors to administer AIDS cash
31 October 2003 (PlusNews ), Botswana has appointed international auditors PricewaterhouseCoopers to administer over US $18.6 million in HIV/AIDS funding from the Global AIDS Fund.
BOTSWANA: HIV/AIDS appeal attracts Norwegian attention
31 October 2003 (PlusNews ), Botswana’s appeal to the international community for HIV/AIDS assistance has attracted the attention of the Norwegian government.
BOTSWANA: Police service not spared by HIV/AIDS
30 October 2003 (PlusNews ), The Botswana Police Service (BPS) has not been spared the negative impact of the HIV/AIDS pandemic, a top police official has said.
BOTSWANA: All public health facilities to offer HIV testing
20 October 2003 (PlusNews ), In a bid to encourage people to begin anti-AIDS treatment early, Botswana will introduce routine HIV testing at all public health facilities next year, President Festus Mogae said on Friday.
BOTSWANA: New directive urges routine HIV testing
13 October 2003 (PlusNews ), People seeking treatment from public and private health institutions in Botswana could in future be expected to undergo routine testing for HIV/AIDS.
BOTSWANA: Donor encourages more HIV testing
25 September 2003 (PlusNews ), Billionaire philanthropist Bill Gates has expressed concern over reports that stigma was hampering Botswana's efforts to tackle HIV/AIDS, the South African news service, Channel Africa, reported on Thursday.
BOTSWANA: Women living with HIV caring for each other
23 September 2003 (PlusNews ), HIV-positive women in Botswana have created an innovative support network through which newly diagnosed women receive individual care and companionship from other women living with the virus.
BOTSWANA: AIDS becoming costly - President
22 September 2003 (PlusNews ), Botswana's President Festus Mogae has predicted a budget deficit of close to US $418 million, partly due to the high cost of the government's national HIV/AIDS programmes.
BOTSWANA: "Community Mobilisation Tool " launched
9 September 2003 (PlusNews ), Botswana's antiretroviral (ARV) AIDS therapy programme last week launched a tool designed to teach Batswana about HIV/AIDS and get more communities talking about treating the disease.
BOTSWANA: Miss HIV Stigma Free 2003
9 September 2003 (PlusNews ), Amidst cultural dance and drama performances, fourteen HIV-positive women in Botswana paraded down the runway this weekend in a beauty pageant aimed at destroying misconceptions about people living with the disease.
BOTSWANA: Mogae warns Asia and Pacific on AIDS
8 September 2003 (PlusNews ), A talk on HIV/AIDS by Botswana's President Festus Mogae has left an indelible mark on Asia and the Pacific, the Botswana Daily News reported on Monday.
BOTSWANA: HIV-positive mothers slow on PMTCT
5 September 2003 (PlusNews ), Botswana's President Festus Mogae has expressed concern over the failure by some expectant mothers to enrol in the country's programme for the prevention of mother-to-child transmission (PMTCT) of HIV.
BOTSWANA: National AIDS programme lauded by expert
19 August 2003 (PlusNews ), The head of HIV/AIDS at the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation has hailed Botswana's efforts in tackling the pandemic, the BBC reported on Monday.
BOTSWANA: AIDS vaccine volunteers need protection, says rights group
19 August 2003 (PlusNews ), The Botswana human rights group, Ditshwanelo, has criticised the government for not passing legislation to protect individuals taking part in HIV/AIDS vaccine trials.
BOTSWANA: Few rights for HIV vaccine volunteers
19 August 2003 (PlusNews ), Human rights activists have criticised Botswana's government for failing to protect people participating in local HIV/AIDS vaccine trials.
BOTSWANA: New AIDS clinic extends treatment efforts
13 August 2003 (PlusNews ), The opening of a new HIV/AIDS care clinic in northern Botswana could extend the reach of the country's existing treatment and prevention programmes.
BOTSWANA: Expanding ARV therapy
12 August 2003 (PlusNews ), The opening of a new HIV/AIDS care clinic in northern Botswana has helped extend the reach of the government's national treatment and prevention programme.
BOTSWANA: More than money needed for successful AIDS programme
4 August 2003 (PlusNews ), Among the lessons learnt from Botswana's antiretroviral (ARV) AIDS therapy programme is that money alone will not deliver an effective public AIDS treatment service.

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