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TANZANIA: New roads expose remote areas to HIV - report
20 September 2006 (PlusNews ), Rural road construction in Tanzania is opening new markets and providing greater economic opportunities, but can also increase the risk of HIV transmission.
TANZANIA: Early marriage puts girls at risk of HIV
19 September 2006 (PlusNews ), Data collected by the Tanzania Media Women Association (TAMWA) shows a strong correlation between HIV/AIDS, early school exit, teenage marriage and pregnancy.
TANZANIA: HIV linked to injected drugs in Zanzibar - new study
15 September 2006 (PlusNews ), A study by the government of the semiautonomous Tanzanian island of Zanzibar has uncovered a link between substance abuse, commercial sex and the spread of HIV/AIDS.
TANZANIA: Calls for HIV policy to include the elderly
22 August 2006 (PlusNews ), Elderly Tanzanians should be included in national HIV/AIDS policies, given their vital contribution as caregivers of people infected with the disease, said participants in a recent two-day media workshop in the commercial capital, Dar es Salaam.
TANZANIA: Zanzibar government pushes for more HIV testing
15 August 2006 (PlusNews ), Legislators on the semiautonomous Tanzanian island of Zanzibar have all taken HIV tests as part of plans to encourage increased screening to stem the pandemic.
TANZANIA: Free food programme to complement free ARVs
8 August 2006 (PlusNews ), The treatment and care of HIV-positive Tanzanians, more than half of whom live below the poverty line, must go well beyond merely providing life-prolonging medication if it is to be successful.
TANZANIA: Give AIDS accurate media attention - activists
8 August 2006 (PlusNews ), The Tanzania Commission for AIDS (TACAIDS) has urged the local media to give HIV/AIDS issues greater prominence.
TANZANIA: Gov't lacks accurate HIV statistics
4 August 2006 (PlusNews ), Tanzania's lack of current, accurate HIV statistics is causing concern about the government's ability to create effective strategies to reduce the spread of the virus.
TANZANIA: "Enormous" response to World Cup anti-AIDS adverts
4 August 2006 (PlusNews ), Members of Tanzania's national soccer team have used their celebrity status to spread educational messages about HIV/AIDS prevention, to reduce the estimated seven percent infection rate.
TANZANIA: Ban on early marriage puts police within "firing range" of HIV
18 July 2006 (PlusNews ), A law compelling newly employed police officers in Tanzania to remain single for five years is proving counterproductive, according to some government officials.
TANZANIA: Policy indecision, staff shortages jeopardise PMTCT programmes
5 July 2006 (PlusNews ), Indecision over the policy for prescribing and dispensing antiretroviral (ARV) drugs in Tanzania is restricting access by HIV-positive pregnant women, who bear the brunt of the pandemic, according to national statistics.
TANZANIA: AIDS education as rare as tanzanite
4 July 2006 (PlusNews ), Miners of the rare tanzanite gemstones at Mererani mine in Tanzania's Simanjiro District say they are being overlooked by HIV/AIDS education campaigns.
TANZANIA: Irish president calls for stronger HIV intervention
26 June 2006 (PlusNews ), Visiting Irish president, Mary McAleese, has called for strong intervention to curb the rate of HIV transmission in Tanzania.
TANZANIA: Church still opposes condoms, sex education
1 June 2006 (PlusNews ), Tanzania's Anglican Church is still vehemently opposed to condom use, despite its ambitious HIV/AIDS prevention campaign, and has called for a total ban on condom advertising to protect children from early exposure to sex.
TANZANIA: Eliminating stigma in conservative Zanzibar crucial to HIV/AIDS fight
29 May 2006 (PlusNews ), AIDS activists on the semi-autonomous island of Zanzibar are making every effort to reduce discrimination against people living with HIV/AIDS, a Herculean task in a society where talking about sex is still taboo.
TANZANIA: Sexual abuse, poverty puts disabled at high HIV risk
18 May 2006 (PlusNews ), AIDS activists in Tanzania are becoming increasingly concerned about rising HIV/AIDS among mentally and physically disabled people, a group generally perceived to be at lower risk of contracting the virus.
TANZANIA: Little help for HIV/AIDS orphans in refugee camps
11 May 2006 (PlusNews ), Childhood ends early for children orphaned by AIDS. Yassine Nzomwita Kwizera, 14, is one of an estimated 192,000 Burundian refugees living in camps in neighbouring Tanzania, where she is responsible for the welfare of two siblings aged six and nine.
TANZANIA: Education headed for crisis as AIDS strikes teachers
9 May 2006 (PlusNews ), Education in Tanzania faces a looming crisis after government recently revealed that the sector is in danger of losing more than 27,000 teachers to HIV/AIDS by 2020.
TANZANIA: Prostitutes work the graveyard shift in Dar es Salaam
4 May 2006 (PlusNews ), The eerie silence, solitude and darkness of graveyards make them a virtual no-go area for most people, but they're the perfect venue for sex workers in Tanzania's commercial capital, Dar es Salaam.
TANZANIA: Law reforms to take account of HIV/AIDS
27 April 2006 (PlusNews ), The government of Tanzania is to overhaul its legal framework to take account of the challenges of HIV/AIDS.

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