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MADAGASCAR: The future at stake

ANTANANARIVO, 26 January (PLUSNEWS) - The island nation of Madagascar, off the coast of Southern Africa, has so far been spared an HIV/AIDS epidemic, unlike its continental neighbours, but health officials have warned that the country cannot afford to be complacent. Full report


MADAGASCAR: World Bank releases $239 million for development projects

JOHANNESBURG, 13 July (PLUSNEWS) - The World Bank Board has approved US $239 million in soft loans to help Madagascar reach its development goals, fight HIV/AIDS and stimulate economic growth. Full report


MADAGASCAR: Youth clinics raise HIV/AIDS awareness

JOHANNESBURG, 9 September (PLUSNEWS) - The use of condoms has steadily climbed among Malagasy youth as the government and NGOs increase their efforts to raise awareness about the dangers of unsafe sex. Full report


MADAGASCAR: Island nation steps up HIV/AIDS efforts

JOHANNESBURG, 9 April (PLUSNEWS) - A special body spearheaded by the president has been created to step up Madagascar's HIV/AIDS prevention programme. Full report


MADAGASCAR: Island nation gets Global Fund assistance

JOHANNESBURG, 17 February (PLUSNEWS) - An initiative has been launched to mitigate the potential rise in the HIV/AIDS infection rate in Madagascar. Full report


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