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MOZAMBIQUE: "I am in the darkness" - AIDS orphan
15 March 2007 (PlusNews ), Laurita Fernando's father left her just two mud huts and a badly tended maize field when he died. Once he was gone - after two months of suffering from AIDS-related symptoms - Laurita's stepmother walked out of the family home.
MOZAMBIQUE: Tropical cyclone Favio sparks concerns about ARVs
1 March 2007 (PlusNews ), A week after tropical cyclone Favio hit Mozambique's eastern province of Inhambane, concerns are rising about how HIV-positive people in the area will access life-prolonging anti-AIDS medication.
AFRICA: Donors call the shots in HIV/AIDS sector
21 February 2007 (PlusNews ), Large international donor agencies have become major players in Africa's response to the HIV/AIDS pandemic. Despite talk of 'partnering' with their recipients, they have usually called the shots. Unsurprisingly, considering the millions of dollars in play, they have insisted on high levels of transparency and accountability from recipients and have punished perceived corruption or mismanagement by hasty withdrawals of funds.
MOZAMBIQUE: Young people's radio show breaks down taboos
8 February 2007 (PlusNews ), Subjects like HIV/AIDS and child trafficking, usually considered taboo in Mozambican society, are being openly discussed by the teenage presenters of radio and television programmes for young people.
MOZAMBIQUE: New programme turns subsistence farmers into businesswomen
1 February 2007 (PlusNews ), Anastaneia Domingos, 28, and a mother of four, is a rarity among the women in the rural areas of northeastern Mozambique's Zambezia Province: she is a businesswoman.
MOZAMBIQUE: HIV/AIDS carers to be taught ARV management
16 January 2007 (PlusNews ), The Mozambican Red Cross will begin training hundreds of volunteer workers to manage antiretroviral therapy (ART) for people in their care living with HIV/AIDS.
MOZAMBIQUE: WFP halves rations for the hungry
10 November 2006 (PlusNews ), A funding shortfall of more than 70 percent has forced the United Nations' World Food Programme (WFP) to halve its rations to hungry Mozambicans, ahead of the critical "lean season" between harvests, when food stocks generally run out. The cut has come at a critical time, when food is at its scarcest and most expensive.
MOZAMBIQUE: New bridge puts children at risk
7 November 2006 (PlusNews ), Fears of HIV/AIDS and child prostitution have gripped the towns of Caia and Chimuara on opposite sides of the Zambezi River in central Mozambique as construction of a new bridge draws in hundreds of mostly male migrant workers.
MOZAMBIQUE: Recognising the reality of HIV/AIDS in prisons saves lives
21 September 2006 (PlusNews ), In Mozambique's Machava Central Prison, the largest jail in the country, sex between prisoners is an unavoidable reality, but little is being done to prevent it, according to inmates and medical staff.
MOZAMBIQUE: Lewis demands increased AIDS treatment
10 July 2006 (PlusNews ), It is "desperately urgent" that Mozambique reach its anti-AIDS treatment targets by the end of this year, according to the UN's Special Envoy for AIDS in Africa, Stephen Lewis.
MOZAMBIQUE: Exploitation and abuse awaits Zimbabwe's migrant children
25 May 2006 (PlusNews ), Save the Children-UK (SCF-UK) has raised the alarm over increasing numbers of Zimbabwean children illegally entering Mozambique to escape poverty at home.
MOZAMBIQUE: The road across the border doesn't go to the promised land
19 April 2006 (PlusNews ), "I want to forget the past and now try to improve my life," said Sonia, examining with satisfaction her new home, a small one-bedroomed brick house without electricity or water on the outskirts of the Mozambican capital, Maputo.
MOZAMBIQUE: Common AIDS control fund announced
7 April 2006 (PlusNews ), Mozambique and seven major donors this week established a common account and new code of conduct, aimed at improving efforts to control the spread of HIV/AIDS.
MOZAMBIQUE: Donors to be asked to make good on pledges
4 April 2006 (PlusNews ), The Association of European Parliamentarians for Africa (AWEPA) is to pressurise donors for increased support to combat HIV/AIDS on the continent, Mozambique's official news agency, AIM, reported on Monday.
MOZAMBIQUE: Donors urge greater AIDS commitment
3 April 2006 (PlusNews ), Partners in Mozambique's fight against HIV/AIDS have called for greater government commitment and more ambitious targets.
MOZAMBIQUE: ARV step-up planned despite AIDS impact
20 March 2006 (PlusNews ), Mozambique has announced plans to more than double the number of people receiving free antiretrovirals (ARV) by the end of 2006, Reuters reported.
MOZAMBIQUE: Govt announces ARV expansion plan
13 March 2006 (PlusNews ), The Mozambican Health Ministry plans to have 50,000 HIV-positive people on antiretroviral (ARV) treatment by the end of this year.
MOZAMBIQUE: Newspapers in hot seat over AIDS cure ads
1 February 2006 (PlusNews ), The poorly regulated traditional medicine industry is attracting ever larger numbers of clients with newspaper advertisements that make extravagant claims.
MOZAMBIQUE: MSF to ensure sustainability of ARV programme
17 January 2006 (PlusNews ), In a bid to ensure the sustainability of its antiretroviral (ARV) treatment programme in Mozambique, the international NGO, Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF), has focussed on skills transfer with the aim of handing over the running of its sites to the government.
MOZAMBIQUE: Steady progress as ARV rollout gathers momentum
4 January 2006 (PlusNews ), When Maria (last name withheld), 35 years old and HIV-positive, reflects on the past year she gives an answer that a growing number of Mozambicans living with HIV/AIDS would probably echo.

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