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AFRICA: AIDS/TB/malaria treatment grows wings, 8/Jun/06
JOHANNESBURG, 8 June (PLUSNEWS) - French Foreign Minister Philippe Douste-Blazy has unveiled details of a new initiative to treat HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria in developing... Email Report

AFRICA: Politics still hamper anti-AIDS progress - activists, 8/Jun/06
JOHANNESBURG, 8 June (PLUSNEWS) - The Geneva-based International AIDS Society (IAS), said on Wednesday that politics still blocked the implementation of much needed anti-AIDS... Email Report

SOUTH AFRICA: Orphans suffer when parents leave no will, 8/Jun/06
JOHANNESBURG, 8 June (PLUSNEWS) - South Africa's child-headed households often struggle because parents who succumbed to AIDS-related illnesses had not drawn up a will, a legal expert... Email Report

KENYA: My brother's keeper - community care saves lives , 8/Jun/06
BUNGOMA, 8 June (PLUSNEWS) - Rural communities in desperately poor western Kenya, tired of waiting for help that never comes, are bringing hope to families that would otherwise... Email Report

SOUTH AFRICA: Govt blasted for AIDS approach, 7/Jun/06
JOHANNESBURG, 7 June (PLUSNEWS) - South African opposition parties took the government to task in parliament on Tuesday over various issues related to its anti-AIDS approach. ... Email Report

SOUTH AFRICA: HIV-positive prisoners still dying, 7/Jun/06
JOHANNESBURG, 7 June (PLUSNEWS) - The AIDS support group at Westville Prison in South Africa's east-coast city of Durban said on Tuesday that the pandemic was still wreaking havoc... Email Report

SOUTH AFRICA: Activists welcome Gauteng AIDS budget, 7/Jun/06
JOHANNESBURG, 7 June (PLUSNEWS) - The South African AIDS lobby group, Treatment Action Campaign (TAC), on Tuesday welcomed an increased allocation in the Gauteng province's health... Email Report

LESOTHO: Govt intensifies efforts to help rape survivors, 7/Jun/06
MASERU, 7 June (PLUSNEWS) - The Lesotho government is to improve medical care provided to sexual violence survivors after rape cases reported in the first three months of this... Email Report

KYRGYZSTAN: World Bank and government pledge to battle HIV/AIDS, 7/Jun/06
BISHKEK, 7 June (PLUSNEWS) - The World Bank’s regional project to control HIV/AIDS in Central Asia and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has signed an agreement to... Email Report

THAILAND: Increased HIV/AIDS awareness needed - UNAIDS, 7/Jun/06
BANGKOK, 7 June (PLUSNEWS) - An overwhelming majority - 85 percent - of Thai youth do not consider HIV an issue they need to be personally concerned with, after nearly a decade... Email Report

SOUTH AFRICA: Gauteng AIDS budget almost doubled, 6/Jun/06
JOHANNESBURG, 6 June (PLUSNEWS) - The health department of South Africa's Gauteng province has allocated US$814,000 to HIV/AIDS for the 2006/07 financial year, which started in March. ... Email Report

UGANDA: Twin TB/HIV treatment initiative launched, 6/Jun/06
JOHANNESBURG, 6 June (PLUSNEWS) - Uganda launched a new programme in the capital, Kampala, on Monday to simultaneously treat and educate people about the twin burdens of tuberculosis... Email Report

ETHIOPIA: Women leading with HIV rates, 6/Jun/06
JOHANNESBURG, 6 June (PLUSNEWS) - Ethiopian women are now more affected by HIV/AIDS than the general population, ministry of health officials have said. In its national surveillance... Email Report

INDIA: UN report spotlights HIV/AIDS rates in children, 6/Jun/06
NEW DELHI, 6 June (PLUSNEWS) - The total number of HIV/AIDS cases in India has reached an estimated 5.7 million, surpassing South Africa’s 5.5 million cases, the Joint United... Email Report

AFRICA: Global HIV testing day proposed, 5/Jun/06
JOHANNESBURG, 5 June (PLUSNEWS) - US First Lady Laura Bush has recommended that a global annual HIV testing campaign be adopted by governments. Bush told the closing session of the... Email Report

SOUTH AFRICA: Abstinence urged ahead of youth day, 5/Jun/06
JOHANNESBURG, 5 June (PLUSNEWS) - South Africa's Zulu monarch, King Goodwill Zwelithini, on Saturday called on young people to rise up against HIV/AIDS in the same way that the youth... Email Report

SOUTH AFRICA: Mixed reaction to UN declaration on AIDS, 5/Jun/06
JOHANNESBURG, 5 June (PLUSNEWS) - There has been mixed reaction in South Africa to a new declaration adopted during the three-day UN High Level Meeting on the pandemic which ended on... Email Report

BOTSWANA: Care for caregivers at new centre, 5/Jun/06
GABORONE, 5 June (PLUSNEWS) - A new centre in Botswana is piloting some innovate strategies to address the emotional and medical needs of HIV/AIDS healthcare providers. The... Email Report

SOUTHERN AFRICA: Circumcision popularity cuts through region, 5/Jun/06
JOHANNESBURG, 5 June (PLUSNEWS) - Five Southern African countries are encouraging more men to be circumcised after a study showed the procedure can help reduce HIV infection. The... Email Report

AFRICA: UNGASS draft declaration far short of civil society expectations, 2/Jun/06
NEW YORK, 2 June (PLUSNEWS) - The UN declaration reviewing global progress on HIV/AIDS released on Friday has failed to win the endorsement of civil society groups, disappointed by... Email Report


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