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SOUTH AFRICA: KZN teachers feel AIDS impact, 21/Apr/06
JOHANNESBURG, 21 April (PLUSNEWS) - The teaching fraternity in South Africa's KwaZulu-Natal province has expressed concern over the impact of HIV/AIDS on the profession. At a national... Email Report

SOUTH AFRICA: Anti-HIV microbicide experts to meet, 21/Apr/06
JOHANNESBURG, 21 April (PLUSNEWS) - Local and international experts will gather at a four-day forum in Cape Town, South Africa, to discuss the development of a microbicide to protect... Email Report

SOUTH AFRICA: IRIN PlusNews Weekly Issue 280, 21 April 2006, 21/Apr/06
JOHANNESBURG, 21 April (PLUSNEWS) - NEWS: LIBERIA: HIV/AIDS infection rising rapidly Email Report

SEYCHELLES: First AIDS forum warns against complacency, 21/Apr/06
JOHANNESBURG, 21 April (PLUSNEWS) - Health officials attending the first AIDS forum in Seychelles have warned that low HIV prevalence figures should not lead to complacency. Colette... Email Report

KENYA-SUDAN: HIV-positive Sudanese refugees fear stigma in homeland, 21/Apr/06
KAKUMA, 21 April (PLUSNEWS) - Thousands of refugees in northern Kenya's Kakuma camp have signed up to be repatriated to their native southern Sudan. Among them is James Nhial Diew,... Email Report

LIBERIA: Concern over HIV/ AIDS infection rate , 21/Apr/06
MONROVIA, 21 April (PLUSNEWS) - Liberia’s new peacetime government is alarmed at the rapidly rising rate of HIV and AIDS infections, which is now a “serious problem”, according to... Email Report

UGANDA: TB and HIV treatment for IDPs, 20/Apr/06
JOHANNESBURG, 20 April (PLUSNEWS) - The international medical NGO, Medicins Sans Frontieres (MSF), is to provide free antiretroviral (ARV) drugs to internally displaced persons (IDPs) in... Email Report

SOUTHERN AFRICA: Fudging the UNGASS report card, 20/Apr/06
JOHANNESBURG, 20 April (PLUSNEWS) - As high-level negotiations get underway in preparation for the UN General Assembly's Special Session on HIV/AIDS (UNGASS), civil society organisations... Email Report

BOTSWANA: More funds need to curb HIV/AIDS-related child deaths, 20/Apr/06
JOHANNESBURG, 20 April (PLUSNEWS) - More resources could help curb the increasing number of children dying of HIV/AIDS-related illnesses in Botswana, according to the UN Children's Fund... Email Report

ZAMBIA: VCT/condom takeup low - survey, 20/Apr/06
JOHANNESBURG, 20 April (PLUSNEWS) - Zambia's '2005 Sexual Behaviour Survey', published on Wednesday, revealed that only 13 percent of the population has been tested for HIV, while condom... Email Report

TOGO: 'Condoms are good, but abstinence is better', 19/Apr/06
LOME, 19 April (PLUSNEWS) - After consistently emphasising condoms in their prevention campaigns, organisations in Togo are advocating abstinence, creating confusion among young... Email Report

TANZANIA: Zanzibar's clerics join fight against HIV/AIDS, 19/Apr/06
STONE TOWN, 19 April (PLUSNEWS) - Muslim clerics on Tanzania's semiautonomous island of Zanzibar are using religious messages to woo citizens into changing their behaviour to curb the... Email Report

MOZAMBIQUE: The road across the border doesn't go to the promised land, 19/Apr/06
MAPUTO, 19 April (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... Email Report

SWAZILAND: Comprehensive OVC policy unveiled, 19/Apr/06
MBABANE, 19 April (PLUSNEWS) - Swaziland has launched a comprehensive policy to deal with its rapidly expanding population of orphans and vulnerable children (OVC). The US $234.7... Email Report

SOUTHERN AFRICA: Migrants find sex trade a dead end street, 19/Apr/06
JOHANNESBURG, 19 April (PLUSNEWS) - Last March Janet (not her real name) took a hard look at her prospects and made a drastic decision. Equipped with little more than a friend's phone... Email Report

SUDAN: Grannies step in to care for children orphaned by HIV/AIDS, 17/Apr/06
JUBA, 17 April (PLUSNEWS) - "My father died when I was young and my mother died in 2000," said Yomima, 14, one of 250 children known to be orphaned by HIV/AIDS in Juba, the... Email Report

UGANDA: Access to HIV/AIDS services improving in war-torn north , 14/Apr/06
PATONGO, 14 April (PLUSNEWS) - Over 90 percent of the displaced population in the northern Ugandan district of Pader live in overcrowded camps, relying on handouts from relief... Email Report

SOUTHERN AFRICA: IRIN PlusNews Weekly Issue 279, 14 April 2006, 14/Apr/06
JOHANNESBURG, 14 April (PLUSNEWS) - NEWS: SOUTHERN AFRICA: Leaders commit to stepping up HIV/AIDS... Email Report

SOUTH AFRICA: Health minister blames media for risking AIDS awareness, 13/Apr/06
JOHANNESBURG, 13 April (PLUSNEWS) - South Africa's health minister is holding the media responsible for publicising former deputy president Jacob Zuma's testimony in his rape trial,... Email Report

NAMIBIA: AIDS envoy Lewis hails progress, but underlines lack of capacity, 13/Apr/06
WINDHOEK, 13 April (PLUSNEWS) - Namibia's efforts to combat the HIV pandemic have made good progress despite a shortage of funds and lack of capacity, said Stephen Lewis, UN special... Email Report

 

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