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KENYA: AIDS activists to rally at Global Fund meeting
11 November 2004 (PlusNews ), Kenyan AIDS activists are planning to rally outside a hotel in Arusha in northern Tanzania, where Global AIDS Fund board members will be meeting on 18 and 19 November.
KENYA: AIDS product sales bring female financial freedom
9 November 2004 (PlusNews ), Kenyan women are gaining financial independence by selling medical products to treat AIDS-related skin infections and diarrhoea.
KENYA: AIDS deaths outnumber malaria and TB
5 November 2004 (PlusNews ), Kenya's Ministry of Health is concerned that HIV/AIDS has overtaken tuberculosis (TB) and malaria as the leading cause of deaths in the country, a local newspaper, The Nation reported.
KENYA: Impoverished community receives HIV/AIDS care
21 October 2004 (PlusNews ), Residents of Kibera, a slum in Kenya's capital, Nairobi, are set to benefit from the launch on Thursday of a new health centre that will provide treatment for HIV/AIDS and other illnesses.
KENYA: Basic and HIV/AIDS care for slum dwellers
21 October 2004 (PlusNews ), A new health centre started providing basic healthcare and HIV/AIDS treatment to residents of Kibera, a slum in Kenya's capital, Nairobi on Thursday.
KENYA: Overwhelming rush for HIV testing
8 October 2004 (PlusNews ), HIV/AIDS voluntary counselling and testing centres in Kenya are being overwhelmed by people wanting to know their status.
KENYA: Large corporate AIDS programme in final phase
5 October 2004 (PlusNews ), Barclays Bank will complete its national workplace HIV/AIDS rollout programme in Kenya this month.
KENYA: Cosmos clinches another AIDS drug deal
4 October 2004 (PlusNews ), The Kenyan drug firm, Cosmos, has been granted a license by German pharmaceutical giant Boehringer Ingelheim to produce generic versions of its patented anti-AIDS drug, Nevirapine, for resale across east Africa and in Rwanda and Burundi.
KENYA: AIDS drugs to be manufactured within weeks
23 September 2004 (PlusNews ), A Kenyan pharmaceutical company will start manufacturing and selling generic versions of anti-retroviral AIDS (ARVs) medications in the approaching weeks, a move that is expected to make the drugs considerably cheaper for those infected with the HIV virus across the East African region.
KENYA: Green light for generic AIDS drug production
23 September 2004 (PlusNews ), Kenyan drug firm Cosmos was granted permission on Wednesday to produce generic versions of pharmaceutical giant GlaxoSmithKline's (GSK) patented anti-AIDS drugs.
KENYA: AIDS vaccine fails despite being safe
3 September 2004 (PlusNews ), Two vaccines developed by Kenya's AIDS Vaccine Initiative (KAVI) have proved unsuccessful during recent clinical trials.
KENYA: AIDS plan to benefit thousands more
27 August 2004 (PlusNews ), Kenya plans to provide anti-AIDS treatment to more than 180,000 HIV-positive people by 2005 through its new social health scheme.
KENYA: Government to expand HIV/AIDS treatment
27 August 2004 (PlusNews ), The Kenyan government plans to provide antiretroviral (ARV)treatment to 181,000 HIV-positive people by the year 2005, a government statement said. The number of beneficiaries would rise to 250,000 by 2010, it added.
KENYA: Male circumcision highlighted in AIDS prevention
26 August 2004 (PlusNews ), Research conducted in Kenya has reinforced earlier global studies reporting higher HIV/AIDS prevalence rates in communities not practicing male circumcision.
KENYA: Prison warders dying despite AIDS awareness
4 August 2004 (PlusNews ), The number of HIV/AIDS deaths among prison warders in the Kenyan port town of Homa Bay is alarming, according to prison commanding officer Rashid Powon.
KENYA: Continued UK AIDS assistance
30 July 2004 (PlusNews ), Britain's high commissioner, Edward Clay, has announced continued support by the UK for HIV/AIDS projects in Kenya.
KENYA: HIV/AIDS war gets US 3.8 million boost
2 July 2004 (PlusNews ), Kenya has received US $3.8 millon from the World Bank to fight AIDS, despite a delay by HIV/AIDS groups in providing audit reports for the past financial year.
KENYA: AIDS compromising ability to deliver education
28 June 2004 (PlusNews ), The education sector in Kenya is being threatened by the AIDS pandemic, according to the Teachers Service Commission (TSC).
KENYA: World Bank reaffirms AIDS funding commitment
24 June 2004 (PlusNews ), Commitment to funding Kenya's HIV/AIDS programme was on Thursday reaffirmed by the World Bank.
KENYA: Withheld funds cripples AIDS planning
23 June 2004 (PlusNews ), Kenya's National AIDS Control Council (NACC) has suffered a major setback in its planned HIV/AIDS programming following the World Bank's decision to withhold crucial funding.

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