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MOZAMBIQUE: New statistics show increase in AIDS rates
11 November 2003 (PlusNews ), An estimated 13.6 percent of adults aged between 15 and 49 in Mozambique are currently living with HIV/AIDS, the Ministry of Health recently revealed.
MOZAMBIQUE: Schooling affected by HIV/AIDS
7 November 2003 (PlusNews ), Some 1 million children in Mozambique have dropped out of school due to the effects of HIV/AIDS on their families, a government official has said.
MOZAMBIQUE: Brazil pledges anti-AIDS drug assistance
6 November 2003 (PlusNews ), Brazil has pledged to make antiretroviral drugs more accessible to people living with HIV/AIDS in Mozambique.
MOZAMBIQUE: Food and work for those living with HIV
23 October 2003 (PlusNews ), The first six years of Elsa's life have not looked promising. "She was born sick," said the girl's aunt, Elena Ze. Elsa's head seemed heavy for her small, frail frame. She had difficulty breathing and her body, including her face, were covered in rashes and sores.
MOZAMBIQUE: ARV project brings improved health and renewed hope
15 September 2003 (PlusNews ), A pilot project providing antiretroviral (ARV) therapy to HIV-positive people in Mozambique has had a constructive effect on the quality of life of its beneficiaries.
MOZAMBIQUE: Germany to assist against HIV/AIDS
28 August 2003 (PlusNews ), Three Mozambican provinces are set to benefit from a US $2.7 million German grant earmarked for tackling HIV/AIDS, Agencia de Informacao de Mocambique (AIM) reported on Wednesday.
MOZAMBIQUE: Government calls for trade union AIDS commitment
8 August 2003 (PlusNews ), Trade unions in Mozambique have been urged to become actively involved in the struggle against HIV/AIDS, Agencia de Informacao de Mocambique (AIM) reported on Thursday.
MOZAMBIQUE: AU summit focuses on fight against HIV/AIDS
11 July 2003 (PlusNews ), African leaders meeting in Mozambique this week for the second African Union (AU) summit said the fight against HIV/AIDS, malaria and tuberculosis (TB) was a priority for the continent, and a new regional effort which would demand greater financial support from the international community was needed.
MOZAMBIQUE: New AIDS strategy underway
8 July 2003 (PlusNews ), The Mozambican government hopes to spend US $300 million over the next five years to tackle the spread of HIV/AIDS, the Associated Press (AP) reported on Monday.
MOZAMBIQUE: Artists join anti-AIDS roadshow
16 June 2003 (PlusNews ), In the first initiative of its kind in Mozambique, 36 of the country's top artists have joined together to participate in a roadshow known as "Tudo Pela Vida" (All For Life), as part of a key HIV/AIDS awareness campaign.
MOZAMBIQUE: Journo makes HIV status public
5 June 2003 (PlusNews ), A Mozambican journalist is in the media spotlight for being HIV positive, the South African Press Association (SAPA) reported on Thursday.
MOZAMBIQUE: New project assists AIDS orphans
3 June 2003 (PlusNews ), A joint community-based initiative is offering support to Mozambique's HIV/AIDS orphans and their guardians.
MOZAMBIQUE: Innovative programme helps AIDS orphans
2 June 2003 (PlusNews ), Children orphaned by HIV/AIDS and their guardians are receiving support from a new project by the UN Children's Fund (UNICEF) and the NGO HelpAge International (HAI).
MOZAMBIQUE: New funds for AIDS in Mozambique
19 May 2003 (PlusNews ), Mozambique is set to benefit to the tune of US $80 million from a four-year HIV/AIDS plan by the World Bank, Agencia de Informacao de Mocambique (AIM) reported on Friday.
MOZAMBIQUE: HIV/AIDS prevalence rates rise
8 May 2003 (PlusNews ), HIV/AIDS prevalence rates are on the rise among adults in Mozambique, Agencia de Informacao de Mocambique (AIM) reported on Wednesday.
MOZAMBIQUE: Struggling to cope with hunger and HIV/AIDS
26 February 2003 (PlusNews ), Sixteen years of civil war, cyclic floods and severe drought have collectively caused much hardship in Mozambique. But the current drought, affecting about 600,000 people, alongside the devastating impact of the HIV/AIDS epidemic, are together pushing a growing number of families to the brink of survival.
MOZAMBIQUE: Global Fund boost for HIV/AIDS programmes
25 February 2003 (PlusNews ), Mozambique's HIV/AIDS programme received a boost recently with the announcement of a US $54 million grant from the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis (TB) and Malaria.
MOZAMBIQUE: UNICEF dismisses free HIV/AIDS drug claim
31 January 2003 (PlusNews ), The UN Children's Fund (UNICEF) on Friday dismissed reports that a free supply of antiretrovirals would be made available to pregnant HIV-positive women in Mozambique soon.
MOZAMBIQUE: EU announces grant to NGOs
28 January 2003 (PlusNews ), The European Commission (EC) is to make a 2.2m Euro (US $ 2.2 m) grant to NGOs addressing health care and HIV/AIDS, the Mozambican news agency AIM reported on Monday.
MOZAMBIQUE: Workplace HIV testing not compulsory - MOZAL
22 January 2003 (PlusNews ), Mozambican aluminium producer, MOZAL, says workers will not be forced to participate in a new HIV/AIDS testing programme, which is due to start Thursday.

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