IRIN PlusNews HIV/AIDS News and information service
Saturday 17 March 2007
Home About PlusNews Country Profiles News Briefs Special Reports Subscribe Archive IRINnews
 

Regions

Africa
East Africa
Great Lakes
Horn of Africa
Southern Africa
West Africa
·Benin
·Burkina Faso
·Cameroon
·Cape Verde
·Chad
·Cote d'Ivoire
·Gabon
·Gambia
·Ghana
·Eq. Guinea
·Guinea
·Guinea Bissau
·Liberia
·Mali
·Mauritania
·Niger
·Nigeria
·Sao Tome & Pr.
·Senegal
·Sierra Leone
·Togo
·Western Sahara
Asia
Middle East
Weekly
RSSyndication
RSS - News Briefs

Features

PlusNews E-mail Subscription
Latest PlusNews reports from IRIN

NEWS AND FEATURES
BENIN: Experts throw doubt over HIV prevalence figures that show 50 percent drop

COTONOU, 14 June (PLUSNEWS) - A newly published official survey of AIDS in Benin has revealed an HIV prevalance rate of 2.0 percent, less than half the infection rate of 4.1 percent which had previously been reported. Full report


:: Previous News ::
COMMUNITIES IN CRISIS
BENIN: Refugees from Togo sensitised to AIDS

COTONOU, 2 October (PLUSNEWS - DFID) - Règle d'or, a local nongovernmental organisation (NGO) in Benin, is taking awareness messages to thousands of Togolese nationals who fled their country when the presidential elections erupted in violence last year. Full report


:: Previous News ::
Reaching the target?
Winning the peace: the post-war AIDS challenge PlusNews Special
Closing the gap: Gender-Based Violence in South Africa, PlusNews Special
ASIA: Facing the HIV/AIDS challenge, PlusNews Special
Media Fact File
Orphans and HIV
Migrant Workers
Injecting Drug Use and HIV transmission
Gender Based Violence
Children and HIV
HIV/AIDS and the Military
The Triple Threat
Men and HIV
Refugees and HIV
ARVs
Audio
SUDAN: HIV testing kits lacking (12/Jan/07)
SUDAN: Children take on the role of parents (20/Dec/06)
SUDAN: Breaking the Silence (11/Dec/06)
SUDAN: No Rest for the Elderly (08/Dec/06)
LIBERIA: Pushing the message in Ganta (06/Nov/06)
LIBERIA: Knowledge and protection in Harbel (06/Nov/06)
Web Specials
 - UNGASS+5 - How Far Have  we Come?
 - ART on the frontline
 

[Back] [Home Page]

Click here to send any feedback, comments or questions you have about PlusNews Website or if you prefer you can send an Email to Webmaster

Copyright © IRIN 2007
The material contained on www.PlusNews.org comes to you via IRIN, a UN humanitarian news and information service, but may not necessarily reflect the views of the United Nations or its agencies.
All PlusNews material may be reposted or reprinted free-of-charge; refer to the IRIN copyright page for conditions of use. IRIN is a project of the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs.