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KENYA: Possible risk of Global Fund cash withdrawal
17 March 2006 (PlusNews ), Kenya risks losing more than US $100 million in new donor funds due to a lack of transparency regarding previous grants, the local Standard newspaper reported on Thursday.
KENYA: Anglicans apologise for AIDS discrimination
17 March 2006 (PlusNews ), The Anglican Church in Kenya issued a public apology on Thursday for shunning people living with HIV/AIDS.
KENYA: Teen pregnancy rising despite AIDS impact
23 February 2006 (PlusNews ), Teenage pregnancies and unsafe abortions are on the increase in Kenya, despite the impact of HIV/AIDS on the 15 to 24 age group, officials have said.
KENYA: US pledges more funds for AIDS in 2006
22 February 2006 (PlusNews ), Kenya is to receive just over $208 million for HIV/AIDS in 2006 under the US President's Emergency Fund for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR), Reuters reported.
KENYA: Report highlights falling VCT numbers
22 February 2006 (PlusNews ), The number of Kenyans visiting HIV/AIDS voluntary counselling testing (VCT) centres is falling as a result of issues of consent, according to a new report.
KENYA: Social marketing possibly yielding AIDS success
26 January 2006 (PlusNews ), Social marketing campaigns to promote behaviour change may be responsible for Kenya's reduced HIV/AIDS infection rates, according to Warren Buckingham, the US resident global AIDS coordinator.
KENYA: AIDS awareness hits the highway
26 January 2006 (PlusNews ), The US has launched a billboard campaign to promote HIV/AIDS awareness along Kenya's Mombasa/Nairobi highway, the Angolan news agency, ANGOP reported on Wednesday.
KENYA: New vaccine trials kick off
23 January 2006 (PlusNews ), Kenya, together with the International AIDS Vaccine Initiative and US National Institute of Health, has launched a new HIV vaccine trial in the capital, Nairobi.
KENYA: Govt on track to exceed ARV provision target
6 January 2006 (PlusNews ), About 140,000 Kenyans living with HIV/AIDS will be receiving anti-AIDS drugs by the end of 2006, the government has said.
KENYA: Support of children urged in AIDS fight
13 December 2005 (PlusNews ), Kenyan First Lady Lucy Kibaki has called for the greater involvement of adults in protecting African children from the impact of HIV/AIDS and sexual violence.
KENYA: HIV/AIDS a major health issue in western province
5 December 2005 (PlusNews ), HIV/AIDS remains a major health concern in Kenya despite the fact that a recent study showed a drop in the national prevalence rate. According to the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS), the overall adult infection rate reduced from 10 percent in the late 1990s to 7 percent in 2003.
KENYA: Fish trade aiding the spread of HIV/AIDS
5 December 2005 (PlusNews ), Isaya Onyango, a 47-year-old fisherman, lives in Liunda village near the shores of Lake Victoria in western Kenya. He spends most of his nights in a dugout canoe, fishing the lake. His wife and children, who he visits occasionally, live far away in another village.
KENYA: Cultural traditions fuel the spread of HIV/AIDS
30 November 2005 (PlusNews ), When Pamela Dola's brother-in-law died in 1995, the tradition of her Luo ethnic group dictated that her husband "inherit" his brother's widow, a responsibility he assumed as a matter of course.
KENYA: Doctors call for better monitoring of patients on ART
10 November 2005 (PlusNews ), Health officials have called for anti-AIDS drugs to be properly prescribed, to avoid an increase in side effects and adverse reactions.
KENYA: Global fund finance - you need but ask
3 November 2005 (PlusNews ), Delays by the Kenyan government could jeopardise HIV/AIDS projects while millions in funds lie waiting at the Global Fund for AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria.
KENYA: Babies suffer lack of paediatric HIV test kits
26 October 2005 (PlusNews ), Kenyan health experts say AIDS-related illnesses claim the lives of many babies because of the lack of child-friendly HIV detection kits in the country.
KENYA: Activists react to draft AIDS bill
26 October 2005 (PlusNews ), Kenyan AIDS lobbyists have voiced their opposition to a new HIV Bill by the Parliamentary Health Committee that will accommodate foreign research and weaken provisions protecting the rights of HIV-positive people.
KENYA: GSK to boost HIV/AIDS healthcare rollout
20 October 2005 (PlusNews ), Multinational drug manufacturer GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) has announced a multimillion-dollar programme to improve HIV/AIDS treatment at 60 facilities in Kenya.
KENYA: World Bank chided on loans and grants
11 October 2005 (PlusNews ), Former Mozambican First Lady Graca Machel has urged the World Bank to help Kenya tackle HIV/AIDS by allocating grants instead of loans, the BBC reported on Monday.
KENYA: Caring for Nairobi's HIV-positive orphans
4 October 2005 (PlusNews ), The six young children sitting down to lunch at Nyumbani Children's Home in the Kenyan capital, Nairobi, looked as healthy as any other children of their age.

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