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HORN OF AFRICA: Workshop urges greater cross-border HIV/AIDS cooperation, 15/Jun/06
NAIROBI, 15 June (PLUSNEWS) - A regional workshop in the Kenyan capital, Nairobi, ended on Wednesday with a call for seven states in east Africa to address HIV/AIDS among mobile... Email Report

UGANDA: Condom shortage in north affecting HIV prevention efforts, 15/Jun/06
GULU, 15 June (PLUSNEWS) - On a shelf in The Faith Drug Store at Unyama camp for the internally displaced, near the northern Ugandan town of Gulu, a box of 'Lifeguard' and a box... Email Report

SOUTH AFRICA: Govt should not dictate external AIDS funding - TAC, 14/Jun/06
JOHANNESBURG, 14 June (PLUSNEWS) - South African AIDS lobby group, Treatment Action Campaign (TAC), says the government should not dictate how donor funds are spent on the pandemic. ... Email Report

AFRICA: AIDS treatment expansion urged, 14/Jun/06
JOHANNESBURG, 14 June (PLUSNEWS) - Anti-AIDS treatment programmes need to expand dramatically in Africa if we are to reach all those in need, the acting US Global AIDS Coordinator, Dr... Email Report

MALAWI: AIDS effort lauded amid complacency concerns, 14/Jun/06
JOHANNESBURG, 14 June (PLUSNEWS) - Senior UN and British officials lauded Malawi's progress against HIV/AIDS at the end of a three-day mission on Wednesday, but warned against... Email Report

KENYA: HIV-positive prisoners often locked out of services, 14/Jun/06
KITALE, 14 June (PLUSNEWS) - Skeletally thin George Okoth (not his real name), 37, has been in prison on remand for murder for almost a year. He was diagnosed with HIV late in... Email Report

BOTSWANA: Racing to keep resistant HIV at bay, 13/Jun/06
GABORONE, 13 June (PLUSNEWS) - The sustainability of the national HIV treatment programme in Botswana, and elsewhere in Africa, depends on avoiding widespread drug resistance that... Email Report

SOUTH AFRICA: Civil service AIDS ignorance troubling, 13/Jun/06
JOHANNESBURG, 13 June (PLUSNEWS) - Nearly 40 percent of South African civil servants believe HIV/AIDS is curable, a recent study by the local Bureau of Market Research at the University... Email Report

RWANDA: Banks discriminate against HIV-positive people, 13/Jun/06
JOHANNESBURG, 13 June (PLUSNEWS) - Financial institutions in Rwanda's western district of Karongi are denying loans to people, based on their HIV status, activists have said. ... Email Report

BOTSWANA: No refuge from HIV/AIDS in Dukwi camp, 12/Jun/06
DUKWI CAMP, 12 June (PLUSNEWS) - Dukwi refugee camp sprawls for 20sq.km into the Botswana bush along the road between Francistown, Botswana's second city, and the Zambian border to... Email Report

MALAWI: UN/UK delegation on AIDS mission, 12/Jun/06
JOHANNESBURG, 12 June (PLUSNEWS) - Senior UN and British officials will begin a three-day HIV/AIDS mission to Malawi, one of the Southern African countries hard hit by the pandemic, on... Email Report

SOUTH AFRICA: Depression overwhelms AIDS caregivers, 12/Jun/06
JOHANNESBURG, 12 June (PLUSNEWS) - The South Africa Depression and Anxiety Group (SADAG) has found that 89 percent of home-based HIV/AIDS caregivers in the northern province of Limpopo... Email Report

KENYA: Prison term for wilful HIV infection proposed, 12/Jun/06
JOHANNESBURG, 12 June (PLUSNEWS) - If a proposed law is passed by Kenya's parliament, people who knowingly infect others with HIV will be jailed for at least seven years, a local... Email Report

SOUTH AFRICA: Govt wants to monitor PEPFAR funding, 12/Jun/06
DURBAN, 12 June (PLUSNEWS) - Hailed as a "quantum leap" in the global funding response to the HIV/AIDS pandemic, the US President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR), has... Email Report

UGANDA: Living positively in war-ravaged northern camps, 9/Jun/06
GULU, 9 June (PLUSNEWS) - HIV/AIDS was unheard of in northern Uganda in the mid-1980s; now it is the second most prolific killer in the region, where almost two decades of... Email Report

SOUTH AFRICA: Public servants' HIV programmes lacking, 9/Jun/06
JOHANNESBURG, 9 June (PLUSNEWS) - Public servants are as much at risk of contracting HIV as the general public, yet are often overlooked in the fight against AIDS, the Public Service... Email Report

AFRICA: Blair pressured on AIDS airline tax, 9/Jun/06
JOHANNESBURG, 9 June (PLUSNEWS) - UK Prime Minister Tony Blair came under pressure from French President Jacques Chirac on Friday to make a financial commitment to a new anti-AIDS... Email Report

AFRICA: World at crossroads on AIDS, 9/Jun/06
JOHANNESBURG, 9 June (PLUSNEWS) - A US researcher at Yale University's Centre for Interdisciplinary Research on AIDS has come to the conclusion that the world is at a crucial juncture... Email Report

AFRICA: IRIN PlusNews Weekly Issue 287, 9 June 2006, 9/Jun/06
JOHANNESBURG, 9 June (PLUSNEWS) - NEWS: BOTSWANA: Care for caregivers at new centre Email Report

LAOS: TV and radio dramas boost HIV/AIDS awareness among migrants, 8/Jun/06
BANGKOK, 8 June (PLUSNEWS) - Naive and unfamiliar with the world beyond their isolated, tight-knit communities, young job seekers from Communist-ruled Laos are at high risk of... Email Report

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