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NAMIBIA: AIDS tolerance and awareness is orange
4 August 2005 (PlusNews ), In an effort to increase HIV/AIDS awareness and counter stigma against the disease, Namibians are being urged to wear orange coloured armbands after being tested for HIV.
NAMIBIA: Consultations on national HIV/AIDS policy begin
2 August 2005 (PlusNews ), The Namibian government is drafting its first national policy on HIV/AIDS and hopes to complete it by World AIDS Day on 1 December.
NAMIBIA: Govt reacts on AIDS disability grant reports
27 July 2005 (PlusNews ), Namibia has denied allegations that it had scrapped disability grants to people living with HIV/AIDS.
NAMIBIA: Health ministry declares social grants to HIV-positive people illegal
25 July 2005 (PlusNews ), The Namibian government has made a shock announcement disallowing social or disability grants to HIV-positive people.
NAMIBIA: Programmes on AIDS and sex education scarce in rural areas
18 May 2005 (PlusNews ), A senior Namibian government official has expressed concern over the scarcity of programmes on HIV/AIDS prevention and sex education in rural areas, and the resulting negative impact on young people.
NAMIBIA: Fishing industry acknowledge HIV/AIDS
20 April 2005 (PlusNews ), Namibian fishing companies are exchanging ideas on how to adapt existing policies to address the impact of HIV/AIDS on the workplace.
NAMIBIA: Sex education to be broadened in schools
5 April 2005 (PlusNews ), The authorities in Namibia are seeking ways of strengthening sexual health education in schools to mitigate the impact of HIV/AIDS on youth.
NAMIBIA: HIV-positive public servants costly - government
28 February 2005 (PlusNews ), Namibia says it is feeling the pinch of providing treatment to civil servants living with HIV and AIDS.
NAMIBIA: Policy aims to assist OVC
10 February 2005 (PlusNews ), Namibia has launched a national policy to address the needs of the country's 150,000 orphans and vulnerable children (OVC), developed with the support of the UN Children's Fund (UNICEF).
NAMIBIA: Senior US official impressed with HIV/AIDS response
13 January 2005 (PlusNews ), Assistant US Global AIDS coordinator Mark Dybul, visiting Namibia this week, lauded the national response to HIV and AIDS.
NAMIBIA: Free AIDS drugs amid Global Fund delays
6 January 2005 (PlusNews ), Namibians are still waiting for the release of more than US $170 million awarded by the Global AIDS Fund almost two years ago to tackle AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria.
NAMIBIA: Female condom still has a long way to go
7 December 2004 (PlusNews ), A study on condom use in Namibia, conducted by the National Social Marketing Programme (NASOMA), said consumers found the female condom, the femidom, was not readily available, and complained of its high price.
NAMIBIA: MDGs - the challenge of HIV/AIDS "can be overcome"
24 November 2004 (PlusNews ), A giant bright yellow condom was the centre of attraction in Namibia's capital, Windhoek, last Friday. Namibian civil society organisations - united in the fight against HIV/AIDS - had kicked off a series of activities in the run-up to World AIDS Day on 1 December.
NAMIBIA: UN staff publicly tested for HIV
4 November 2004 (PlusNews ), UN officials who were publicly tested for HIV in Namibia's capital, Windhoek, earlier this week, called on political, religious and traditional leaders to do the same.
NAMIBIA: New hope for Caprivi with launch of AIDS treatment
15 October 2004 (PlusNews ), Stigma keeps people in denial over HIV and AIDS. They are silent about their fears, too afraid to change, and wait far too long before seeking medical help.
NAMIBIA: Greater openness urged in AIDS battle
23 August 2004 (PlusNews ), In an effort to tackle the stigma associated with HIV/AIDS, Namibian Prime Minister Theo-Ben Gurirab has urged people to undergo voluntary counselling and testing.
NAMIBIA: HIV/AIDS eroding economic growth
16 August 2004 (PlusNews ), Namibia's existing human capital is being worn away by the HIV/AIDS pandemic.
NAMIBIA: Official AIDS guidelines launched
6 August 2004 (PlusNews ), A set of guidelines governing the conduct of research and clinical trials on human subjects, including HIV-positive subjects, has been released by Namibia's Ministry of Health.
NAMIBIA: Govt responds to increasing AIDS rate in Caprivi
3 August 2004 (PlusNews ), The escalating HIV/AIDS rate in Namibia's northeastern Caprivi region has forced the government to step up its antiretroviral drug programme in the region.
NAMIBIA: UN urges step-up in AIDS efforts
22 June 2004 (PlusNews ), The UN special envoy for humanitarian needs in southern Africa, James Morris, has urged Namibia to step up efforts in tackling HIV/AIDS.

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