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RWANDA: Twelve years on, HIV-positive genocide survivors still suffering
5 July 2006 (PlusNews ), Rwanda marked its 12th Liberation Day since the 1994 genocide on Tuesday with calls of "never again", but thousands of women who were brutally raped in the 100 days of terror have an enduring reminder of their torment - the HI virus.
RWANDA: Banks discriminate against HIV-positive people
13 June 2006 (PlusNews ), Financial institutions in Rwanda's western district of Karongi are denying loans to people, based on their HIV status, activists have said.
RWANDA: UN, European officials hail HIV/AIDS fight
15 February 2006 (PlusNews ), Rwanda has built a "solid foundation" in its fight against HIV/AIDS and is a model for other countries, a joint UN and European mission has said.
RWANDA: First ever condom campaign launched
30 January 2006 (PlusNews ), Rwanda has launched its first campaign promoting constant and correct condom use in an effort to curb the spread of HIV/AIDS.
RWANDA: Presidential promise to provide care for children
3 November 2005 (PlusNews ), Rwandan president Paul Kagame hopes to provide antiretroviral drugs (ARVs) to 80 percent of Rwandan children living with HIV/AIDS within the next five years.
RWANDA: US backs initiative for greater AIDS care
17 October 2005 (PlusNews ), The US government has selected a consortium of international organisations to implement the Community HIV/AIDS Mobilisation Programme (CHAMP) in Rwanda.
RWANDA: Ambitious ARV rollout plan announced
8 September 2005 (PlusNews ), US pharmaceutical company Merck, Sharp and Dohme (MSD) is to help Rwanda increase the number of HIV-positive people receiving anti-AIDS treatment.
RWANDA: Unexpected interest shown in HIV testing
29 August 2005 (PlusNews ), Voluntary counselling and testing (VCT) for HIV in Rwanda's Byumba province yielded a "surprising" turnout over the weekend.
RWANDA: AIDS and poverty considered major problem - survey
11 August 2005 (PlusNews ), A recent national survey commissioned by a Rwandan newspaper, the New Times, has found that a majority of respondents considered HIV/AIDS and poverty as the main problems facing the country.
RWANDA: Clinton lauds nation's care of people with HIV/AIDS
25 July 2005 (PlusNews ), Former US President Bill Clinton said on Saturday Rwanda could become a model for how other countries in the world should combat the spread of AIDS in rural areas.
RWANDA: Specific care and treatment urged for orphans
4 July 2005 (PlusNews ), The UN Children's Fund (UNICEF) says HIV/AIDS has contributed to a large proportion of Rwanda's orphans.
RWANDA: AIDS campaign launched in schools and universities
21 June 2005 (PlusNews ), Rwanda's ministry of education has launched a new six-month campaign to tackle HIV/AIDS in schools and universities.
RWANDA: Police force sensitised to HIV/AIDS
4 April 2005 (PlusNews ), Rwanda is launching a new anti-AIDS campaign to raise HIV awareness and prevention levels among its police force.
RWANDA: HIV/AIDS relief on the cards for youth
22 March 2005 (PlusNews ), Health authorities in Rwanda's Butare province are encouraging young people to undergo voluntary counselling and testing in an effort to tackle HIV/AIDS among the youth.
RWANDA: HIV/AIDS relief for some genocide victims
27 January 2005 (PlusNews ), Witnesses for the prosecution in Rwanda's genocide trials, many of whom were raped and infected with HIV, are receiving medical support from the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (ICTR).
RWANDA: End of year sees more AIDS drugs
6 August 2004 (PlusNews ), The number of people on anti-AIDS treatment in Rwanda could increase 20-fold by the end of the year.
RWANDA: Aid plea for genocide rape survivors
15 April 2004 (PlusNews ), African Rights, a human rights organisation, has appealed to the international community to provide medical aid for women who were raped, widowed and infected with HIV/AIDS during the 1994 genocide in Rwanda.
RWANDA: High acceptance rate in HIV prevention project
8 April 2004 (PlusNews ), A programme to prevent the mother-to-child transmission of HIV in Rwanda has registered a high acceptance rate, the UN Children's Fund (UNICEF) has revealed.
RWANDA: HIV/AIDS project registers high acceptance rate - UNICEF
7 April 2004 (PlusNews ), A pilot project in Rwanda on the prevention of mother-to-child HIV infection has registered a high rate of acceptance and has helped improve the chances of HIV positive mothers giving birth to HIV negative children, the UN Children's Fund reported on Tuesday.
RWANDA: HIV-positive genocide widows seek US help
6 April 2004 (PlusNews ), Rwandan women infected with HIV through mass rapes during the country's 1994 genocide have asked the US to assist them in obtaining anti-AIDS medications.

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