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SOUTH AFRICA: New project to ease impact of AIDS on teachers, 4/Oct/05
JOHANNESBURG, 4 October (PLUSNEWS) - South Africa, with help from the US, has launched a multimillion-dollar programme to help contain the spread of HIV/AIDS among the country's school... Email Report

TANZANIA: Survey indicates high HIV vulnerability among youth, 4/Oct/05
JOHANNESBURG, 4 October (PLUSNEWS) - A recent survey on HIV/AIDS, reproductive health and youth suggests that young people are increasingly vulnerable to HIV infection and unwanted... Email Report

NAMIBIA: Action plan for local authorities , 4/Oct/05
WINDHOEK, 4 October (PLUSNEWS) - Namibian municipalities are drafting action plans to strengthen community responses to tackling the HIV/AIDS pandemic. To assist the process, an... Email Report

AFRICA: Scientists fail to research HIV/AIDS in Africa, 4/Oct/05
JOHANNESBURG , 4 October (PLUSNEWS) - The latest issue of the British Medical Journal (BMJ) says the scientific community is largely ignoring the HIV/AIDS pandemic in Africa. This... Email Report

NAMIBIA: Hard of hearing neglected by HIV/AIDS information campaigns, 3/Oct/05
JOHANNESBURG, 3 October (PLUSNEWS) - The Namibian National Association for the Deaf (NNAD) has raised concerns over poor accessibility to HIV/AIDS information by Namibia's hearing... Email Report

COTE D IVOIRE: Truckers in volatile west are taking more HIV/AIDS precautions, 3/Oct/05
MAN, 3 October (PLUSNEWS) - Whether they're buying condoms by the roadside or abstaining from sex altogether, truckers in Cote d'Ivoire's war ravaged 'Wild West' are becoming... Email Report

AFRICA: De Beers commended for HIV/AIDS programme at US awards gala, 30/Sep/05
JOHANNESBURG, 30 September (PLUSNEWS) - The De Beers Group was recognised for its HIV/AIDS workplace efforts in Sub-Saharan Africa at the Global Business Coalition (GBC) HIV/AIDS Awards for... Email Report

AFRICA: US $1.5m for HIV/AIDS laboratory training and quality programmes, 30/Sep/05
JOHANNESBURG, 30 September (PLUSNEWS) - The American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP) is to receive approximately US $1.5 million in US federal funds to provide HIV/AIDS-related... Email Report

ZAMBIA: IOM gives $800,000 to help combat HIV/AIDS among refugees, 30/Sep/05
JOHANNESBURG, 30 September (PLUSNEWS) - The International Organization for Migration (IOM) will spend $800,000 this year in continuing support to help Zambia fight HIV/AIDS among Angolan and... Email Report

UGANDA: Pregnancy may heighten HIV/AIDS risk, 30/Sep/05
JOHANNESBURG, 30 September (PLUSNEWS) - Pregnant women in the Rakai district of Uganda were found to be twice as likely to become infected with HIV/AIDS than women who were not pregnant,... Email Report

ZIMBABWE: Price of ARVs rockets in declining economy, 30/Sep/05
JOHANNESBURG, 30 September (PLUSNEWS) - HIV-positive Zimbabweans are reeling from a dramatic increase in the price of anti-AIDS drugs, which has quadrupled the cost of the life-prolonging... Email Report

SOUTH AFRICA: National Blood Service implements new model to determine risk, 30/Sep/05
JOHANNESBURG, 30 September (PLUSNEWS) - The South African National Blood Service (SANBS) has implemented a new model for blood donations that excludes race as a factor in rating HIV/AIDS... Email Report

AFRICA: IRIN PlusNews Weekly Issue 253, 30 September 2005, 30/Sep/05
JOHANNESBURG, 30 September (PLUSNEWS) - NEWS: ZIMBABWE: Price of ARVs rockets in declining economy Email Report

AFRICA: International oil executives call for HIV/AIDS policy coordination, 28/Sep/05
JOHANNESBURG, 28 September (PLUSNEWS) - Oil industry executives meeting at the World Petroleum Congress (WPC) in Johannesburg this week have called for a coordinated effort in the fight... Email Report

SOUTH AFRICA: Climbing Kilimanjaro to conquer stigma, 28/Sep/05
JOHANNESBURG, 28 September (PLUSNEWS) - Paddy Nhlapo and Richard Yell conquered the summit of Mount Kilimanjaro on Tuesday, proving that living with HIV/AIDS "need not limit your horizons or... Email Report

AFRICA: Supply chains will make HIV/AIDS treatment more accessible, 28/Sep/05
JOHANNESBURG, 28 September (PLUSNEWS) - The US Agency for International Development (USAID) has awarded a multimillion-dollar contract to develop a global supply chain management system for... Email Report

NAMIBIA: Hope for AIDS orphans, 28/Sep/05
WINDHOEK, 28 September (PLUSNEWS) - As the number of AIDS orphans in Namibia climbs steadily, caregivers are turning to each other for emotional support. Once a week a group of... Email Report

ZIMBABWE: Grandparents shoulder the burden of care, 27/Sep/05
HARARE, 27 September (PLUSNEWS) - Ndanda Ncube wakes up every morning to do the household chores, gather some firewood and feed his six grandchildren. At 80, Ncube should be settling... Email Report

UGANDA: Police force too weak to fight HIV/AIDS, 27/Sep/05
JOHANNESBURG, 27 September (PLUSNEWS) - Police officers in Uganda are particularly vulnerable to HIV/AIDS infection due to frequent job transfers, poor living conditions and risky sexual... Email Report

AFRICA: AIDS fund running dry, Mandela warns, 27/Sep/05
JOHANNESBURG, 27 September (PLUSNEWS) - Former South African president Nelson Mandela has criticised international donors for contributing only half the money required for 2006 and 2007 by... Email Report


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